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Award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainablity

Highland and Islands businesses celebrate success

Hebridean Seaweed Company was recently recognised for business excellence at SCDI’s Highlands and Islands Annual Dinner and Business Excellence Awards.

This year’s event was held at the Drumossie Hotel in Inverness where 350 guests from across the region attended the dinner and awards ceremony, where some of the region’s most innovative and forward-thinking companies were presented with awards by the Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, Stewart Stevenson MSP.

The SEPA & SNH Award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainablity

Hebridean Seaweed Company

SEPA’s Andy Rosie, Head of Operations North said:

“This is a very good example of a company working in harmony with its surroundings, while bringing much needed business and employment opportunities to Hebridean Island communities. Both SEPA and SNH are delighted to acknowledge the efforts of the Hebridean Seaweed Company in developing a sustainable approach to harvesting from the pristine waters of the Western Isles. We offer our congratulations, and wish them well for the future.”


Joe Moore, Director of Corporate Services, SNH said:

“Hebridean Seaweed Company is a fantastic example of a new company operating successfully in one of the most remote parts of Scotland. Their success relies on a clear understanding and determination to minimise, their impact on the environment on which they, and indeed all of us depend. We have been impressed by their willingness to openly engage with us and by their genuine respect for nature and the environment. They are proof in point that business success and a quality environment can and do, go hand in glove.”


Martin MacLeod, Managing Director of Hebridean Seaweed Company, said:

“We are delighted to have won this award for excellence in environmental sustainability Since the inception of the company it has always been our policy to work closely with government and environmental bodies and local communities to ensure that all our operations are carried out in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner. “Our thanks go to SNH and SEPA for this recognition and for their help and support and also to the team at Hebridean Seaweed who have made all this possible.”

The Hebridean Seaweed Company, Arnish Point, Stornway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides
T: 01851 701255 E: info@hebrideanseaweed.co.uk