The long-awaited annual ecological event – Green Awards Ukraine – honoring the best green business and social projects in Ukraine took place in Kyiv Golf Center on December 15, according to KyivWeekly.

Projects, which successfully passed the first stage of the competition – Green Trends – were presented to the public during the first half of the day. 44 projects were selected to compete for the title of the best project on the final stage of the contest, their authors received an opportunity to present their achievements in person. Over 200 guests, among whom there were contestants, panel of judges and guests attracted by unparalleled nature of the event, gathered later that night after the votes were counted. As it was expected, the ceremony was an impressive celebration for like-minded environmentally aware people.

The list of the Green Awards Ukraine 2011 nominees included some of the TOP 100 major Ukrainian companies, and small and medium enterprises that are steadily developing unique and promising green projects in Ukraine, such as Okhotnikovo Solar Park, Activ Solar, Innovation from the Depth of the Earth, DTEK, Organic Milk, Etnoprodukt PJSC, Evolution Media LLC, Ekostezhka Zhuravlyna, Zelena Khvylya UEK, and many others.