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EarthSense secures place in Elite Business 100 SME list

It also took a finalist position in EB100's Sustainability of the Year award.

EarthSense MappAir app diagram of buildings on a map

Leicester-based air quality specialist, EarthSense has been named in the top 20 of UK SMEs in the Elite Business 100 (EB100) awards and is a finalist in the EB100 Sustainability of the Year award.

EarthSense secured 19th place in the UK’s top 100 SME businesses, beating out thousands of other entrants in a range of sectors in the EB100 top 100 SME list. The company will celebrate its win at the EB100 awards ceremony on March 13, where it will also hear the results of the EB100 Sustainability of the Year award.

Tom Hall, CEO of EarthSense.
Tom Hall, CEO of EarthSense.

Tom Hall, CEO of EarthSense, said: "We are particularly proud to have received such a prestigious award that was open across all market sectors. Our rich academic heritage in environmental monitoring and modelling of air pollution data is a key reason why we're respected as a leading service provider in our industry.

"Of course, the only reason we can win an award such as this is due to the hard work and dedication of our team, who work tirelessly to provide our customers with the most detailed and actionable environmental information, enabling them to make informed decisions."

The EB100 is a prestigious award that celebrates business excellence in the UK, ranking enterprises across a range of criteria including innovation, industry contribution and year-on-year growth, and highlighting them in an official league table every year.

The EB100 award is judged on eight core criteria based on entrants' size, growth, ambition and contributions made to the community.

static cars on the road with exhaust fumes

EarthSense has collaborated on a vast range of air quality monitoring projects including intelligent transport, smart cities, local authorities, construction and more to reduce pollution hotspots, better manage peak times or isolate sources contributing to elevated levels.

It has created a range of products to provide bespoke solutions, including its award-winning ambient air quality monitor, the Zephyr®, and a high-resolution air pollution model, MappAir®, which uses advanced modelling techniques to create real-time visualisations of air pollution levels around the world.

Its MyAir® application allows users to seamlessly view, analyse and download air quality data on either a web-based, public portal, or mobile application.

This year's awards had an independent panel of top judges who scored the full top 100 list. Included in the judging panel are notable persons such as Áine Rogers, Managing Director for Cisco’s SMB for the UKI theatre and Alex von Schirmister, Managing Director at Xero.


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