The National Body Repair Association (NBRA) are delighted to announce BASF Automotive Refinish UK & Ireland and ECA Business Energy as the official headline sponsors for the Greener Bodyshop Awards 2022.

“With environmental sustainability sitting at the heart of our vision at BASF, we are proud to be sponsoring this awards event once more this year. The Greener Bodyshop Awards recognise valuable vehicle body repairers within our industry who are really going the extra mile to commit to reducing their impact on the environment – and these goals are very much in line with our own sustainability commitments as we look to meet the global challenges and growth of the automotive refinish industry,” commented Terry Jackson, Country Manager – BASF Automotive Refinish UK & Ireland. “We look forward to celebrating with the winners at the awards ceremony later on in the year.”

On the road to climate neutrality, BASF has led the way and set itself ambitious goals, striving worldwide to achieve net zero CO2 emissions by 2050.

In 2021, BASF Automotive Refinish UK & Ireland, a leading global supplier of premium-quality, innovative, and sustainable refinish coatings teamed up with ECA Business Energy, a specialist energy and carbon consultancy renowned for supporting a wide range of UK businesses achieve their energy goals for over 35 years. This partnership now ensures a high-quality, sustainable, and efficient damage repair process across their UK bodyshop network.

“ECA Business Energy are once again delighted to be one of the headline sponsors at this year NBRA Greener Bodyshop awards,” commented Steve Silverwood. “The bodyshop sector has repeatedly demonstrated that it is as committed as any other industry towards becoming more sustainable and working towards Net Zero. These awards are a celebration of the amazing work that has already taken place throughout the sector and is continuing to gather pace to the benefit of all.”

“We’re so pleased to have the involvement of BASF Automotive Refinish UK & Ireland and ECA Business Energy at the Greener Bodyshop Awards again in 2022,” says Chris Weeks, Executive Director of the NBRA. “Partners like BASF and ECA are imperative to our industry and the NBRA are proud to be associated with these sponsors.”