Off to the Best Start

Lean Business Ireland Awards Rescheduled until 29th September 2022

1 Award - Small to Medium Sized Enterprise SME (Employment below 250 per site in Ireland)

Most Progress Made Toward Organisational Efficiency

The award is open to any small or medium sized company starting on their lean or green journey. Those that have made enough progress to see positive results to the bottom line.

The judges will be particularly impressed by those organisations that made an effort to engage the organisation as much as possible and can show real headway towards efficient and effective practice in either lean or green approach

Entry should be made by written submission supported by visuals such as video or pictures to illustrate progress made, paying particular attention to the criteria below

  • Initiatives undertaken and number of staff involved
  • Number of champions in place
  • Culture improvement initiatives
  • Improvements in work practices including the lean or green practices used
  • Annualised cost savings made
  • Future focus – future projects identified

Off to the Best Start - Most Progress Made Toward Organisational Efficiency

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Tips for Entering

  • All activities cited must be within the past 14 months
  • Ensure your submission fits onto no more than 5 A4 pages in portrait PDF format
  • Answer each of the key criteria points, back up answers with pictures, graphs etc.
  • the projects that support their entry must have taken place in Ireland


You will need the following to complete your entry:

  • 100 word summary of your entry
  • 2 high resolution landscape photos (300 dpi) relevant to your entry
  • jpeg version of your organisation’s logo
  • Name of the person who will accept the trophy