2011 BBA Winners

Nov. 4, 2011


Congratulations to the winners of the 2011 British Business Awards (BBA)

Design and Innovation
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
The Leaf electric vehicle is the first affordable, mass-produced, zero-emissions car; it will be made in the UK from 2013.

Environmental Contribution
ANA InterContinental Tokyo
Green Engage is a comprehensive sustainability system measuring, managing and reporting on energy, water and waste consumption.

Social Responsibility
Second Harvest Japan
Japan's first incorporated food bank was a very efficient and effective first responder to the 3/11 disasters and is run on sound business principles.

Person of the Year
Steve Crane
Steve has promoted UK–Japan activities for more than 10 years, including running Business Link Japan, and supporting relations between the two countries in the areas of investment, education and culture, often on a voluntary basis.

Company of the Year
Robert Walters Japan K.K.
The largest foreign recruiter in Japan, the firm provides a high level of service and a positive work environment for staff in its Tokyo office, housing 13 nationalities.