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- Winner -Best Performance in Sustainable Luxury in Latin America in the Fashion & Accessories category by Lujo Sostentable
- Big Tick and Highly Commended - HIghly Commended- Small Company of the Year and Highly Commended -Responsible Supply Chain awarded by Business in the Community.
- Winner - Observer Ethical Awards 2011 Fashion & Accessories category
- Winner - Inspirational Business Mum 2010 in the Mumpreneur UK awards
- Big Tick and Highly Commended - International category of the National Awards for Excellence 2010. International Winner was Barclays Bank and Pachacuti was Highly Commended alongside Reuters.
- Finalist - Observer Ethical Awards 2010
Finalist - Women in Ethical Business Awards 2009
Finalist - Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2009
Finalist - Observer Ethical Awards 2009
University of Essex Alumnus of the Year 2009
Winner - Make your Mark Entrepreneur with a Conscience 2008
Winner - The Hatty Award 2008
Winner - Re:People and Re:Business Award in the Re:Fashion awards, the world's first awards dedicated to ethical fashion.
Winner - Commitment to the Community Award in the Derbyshire Business Awards 2008.
Winner - FSB British Small Business Champions Ethical Award 2007
Winner - East Midlands Region Edge award 2007 which recognises employers who have provided outstanding learning opportunities for young people.
Winner - Country Living Enterprising Rural Women Award 2006 Country Living editor Suzy Smith said “These awards celebrate the ingenuity and drive of women who have brought real benefit to their local communities. In Carry’s case, her business has completely changed the fortune of a number of poor rural communities in South America as well. Add to this the green credentials of her products and Carry’s company, Pachacuti, becomes the personification of everything that Country Living espouses".
In 2007 Carry was invited to Buckingham Palace on 14th February in recognition of her significant contribution to UK business. As well as talking to The Queen, the royal line-up included the Princess Royal, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Countess of Wessex and The Duchess of Gloucester. The reception was held to recognise the achievements of the UK's top 200 businesswomen who have made it to the top by their own efforts. Other guests included Jacqueline Gold, founder of Ann Summers, Cath Kidston and Sharon Osbourne.
Passion, principles and perseverance have helped Carry Somers take Pachacuti from strength to strength and has made a significant contribution to improving the lives of hundreds of artisans in the Andes of South America.