EVCOM Clarion Award Wins
drp and GROSVENORFILM swept the floor with a combined six awards at the 12th annual EVCOM Clarion awards. drp hosted the 2nd annual Young Carers Conference in April 2015 for YSS, held at our Midlands studios, which gave the opportunity for young carer’s in Worcestershire to share their personal journey’s, partake in workshops and highlight the challenges they face. The conference secured two gold awards in the Brand Communication/Experience (Live Events) and Educational training categories and a silver award in the Conference (Live Events) category.
GROSVENORFILM received the silver award in the Brand Communication/Experience category, Silver in the Innovation Award (Film) category and highly commended in the Social Film category. The winning project, ‘Ebola; The Journey So Far’, followed the journey of the Ebola vaccine and GSK’s humanitarian response during the Ebola crisis. GSK also received the prestigious Champion award which is presented to a person or organisation who has shown outstanding achievement in CSR, ethical and environmental communication.
The EVCOM Clarion awards originally launched at Parliament in 2003 are now in their 12th year and are the leading awards for recognising best practice in communicating the importance of CSR, diversity, community development, ethical, health, education and welfare issues.
Dale Parmenter drp group CEO commented, “The EVCOM Clarion awards are an amazing outlet to recognise all the important CSR projects that highlight very real issues. The entire team have worked extremely hard to deliver the outstanding projects that picked up these Clarion awards and it’s been fantastic working with YSS and the young carer’s for such a worthwhile cause.”
Des Good, GROSVENORFILM Managing Director commented, “It’s fantastic to receive such recognition and have the opportunity to contribute in some way to such a worthwhile project and prominent humanitarian issue.”