Miles Better Business Challenge
As part of the 2011 Green Festival, Travelchoice in partnership
with Petereborough Environment City Trust ran a Miles Better
Business Challenge to encourage businesses to promote sustainable
travel to their employees.
The challenge took place between 6 - 10 June and saw employees
pitted against each other to make the greenest journey to work saw
8,765 miles travelled using a sustainable mode of transport in
To generate some healthy competition,
businesses of similar sizes competed against each other for the
chance to win a selection of fantastic prizes.
The competition was run in three categories.
The Environment Agency won the hotly contested 250+ employee
category, Atkins engineering and design consultants took first
place in the 50 to 250 employees category with the final category,
for organisations with 50 or less employees, won by Peterborough
Environment City Trust (PECT) and Mister Vinyl.
Organisations won workplace fruit boxes
delivered from local farm Riverford Organics and trips to the
Peterborough Greyhound Stadium.