Today marks an exciting milestone in the journey towards industrial decarbonisation in Scotland as the Young Professionals Award is officially launched. This prestigious accolade, created and managed by NECCUS, aims to honour an individual who has made a significant impact in effectively communicating the Net Zero Challenge. Through this award, the innovative and game-changing work of young professionals will be showcased, inspiring the industry and driving further progress towards a net zero future.

The Award is sponsored by ESS Recruit, a leading recruitment agency working in the industry. As a testament to their dedication to nurturing and supporting new talent in the industry, ESS Recruit’s sponsorship of this award elevates its significance and reinforces their position as an esteemed organisation dedicated to fostering innovation.

Ronnie Quinn, NECCUS CEO, said, “We are thrilled to have such an esteemed business as ESS Recruit extend their support to this initiative. Their sponsorship underscores the importance of cultivating and recognising the next generation of professionals who will play a pivotal role in achieving our shared decarbonisation goals.”

Employers within the industry now have the opportunity to recognise exceptional young individuals through the Young Professionals Award. Submissions can be made through a user-friendly online form, and can include a video showcasing the nominee’s achievements and impact. The deadline for nominations is August 4th.

The winning individual, along with two runners-up, will be acknowledged for their outstanding contributions, providing them with a platform to share their experiences and inspire others to embrace the Net Zero Challenge.

“As we navigate the complex landscape of industrial decarbonisation, it is crucial to recognise the rising stars who are spearheading change and driving progress,” said Craig Jackson, Co-Owner of ESS Recruit. “Through the Young Professionals Award, we aim to celebrate the passion, dedication, and innovative spirit of young professionals who are leading the way towards a greener future.”

The launch of the Young Professionals Award sets a new benchmark in recognising and empowering the next generation of professionals in Scotland’s industrial decarbonisation efforts. By acknowledging their achievements and amplifying their voices, this award showcases the transformative power of young professionals in shaping a sustainable and prosperous future.

If you are an employer and you would like to nominate one of your rising stars for the NECCUS Young Professionals Award, you can do so here.