Chiefexecutive of LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), Caroline Drummond MBE wasamong five new Honorary Fellows to be presented by the Society for theEnvironment (SocEnv) recently, during a reception at the House of Lords.Caroline received her Fellowship in recognition of the contribution she hasmade, through her work with LEAF, to encourage best practice environmentalstewardship among farmers and deliver more sustainable food and farming.
TheSociety for the Environment is a leading independent, non-political umbrellaorganisation for environmental and sustainability professionals.
Theawards were presented by Tony Juniper, President of the Society for theEnvironment and guest of honour, Olympic medal winner, Sarah Winkless. Speakingat the reception, the Chair of the SocEnv, Ian Bowbrick said, All of our newHonorary Fellows have shown outstanding leadership and fully deserve to becalled professionals in their various spheres. Their leadership has inspiredmany and has brought tangible results. Their breadth of vision and theirwillingness to work for the good of future generations is an example to us all,and we are delighted to welcome them as Honorary Fellows.
Commentingon the award, Caroline Drummond said, I feel extremely honoured to berecognised by such a prestigious organisation. I am immensely proud of LEAFs work to support farmersacross the globe to farm more sustainably as well as the impact we have had inengaging the public with their food, how it is grown and what farmers do tocare for the environment. I receive this award on behalf of everyone whoworks tirelessly at LEAF our farmer members, trustees, staff andsupporters to help ensure our vision of a world that is farming, eatingand living sustainably becomes a reality.