Categories and criteria

The full list of categories and their specific criteria is listed below. Each category entrant is made up of five sections:

Summary

(Mandatory field)

Each applicant is given the opportunity to summarise their entry in a maximum of 100 words.

Primary Criteria

(Mandatory field)

This comprises of a maximum of five category-specific questions, each with sub-questions to assist you with your responses. Please note that all primary criteria are weighted equally and each have a word limit of 250 words.

Secondary Criteria

(Mandatory field)

This must be completed and submitted with your entry but is only employed when no clear winner is determined by using the primary criteria alone. The maximum word limit for the secondary criteria is 250 words in total.

Logo and headshot

(Mandatory field)

As part of your entry please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) company logo. If entering an individual category such as Sustainability Leader or Energy Manager of the Year, you will also need to submit a colour headshot of your entrant. If your entry is successful on making the shortlist, both company logos and headshots will be used as part of the onscreen graphics on the night of the awards.

Addition Information

(Non-mandatory field)

This allows you to submit supporting documentation or images relevant to their entry, up to a maximum file size of 7MB. Please note that we cannot guarantee that judges will review all additional information as part of the judging process, so please include all key elements in the main body of your entry.

To view the specific criteria for each category please click on the individual category headings listed below:

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Sustainability Leader (Person)

Recognising those board-level strategists who are leading from the front within their organisation and beyond, formulating sustainability strategies, initiating change and ensuring the highest level of engagement in order to succeed.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Leadership and vision*

(Max 250 words)

How has this person driven the sustainability strategy of their organisation or the broader agenda?
How have they demonstrated leadership in sustainability?

How have they demonstrated a visionary approach?

2. Inspiration and engagement*

(Max 250 words)

How has this person engendered real engagement and participation in their vision amongst key stakeholders?

How have they communicated it and what role has this played in their success?

3. Commitment and delivery*

(Max 250 words)

How has this person demonstrated commitment to their vision/strategy and to the wider sustainability agenda?

What results have they driven?

What protocols have been put in place to ensure success?

4. Above and beyond*

(Max 250 words)

Has their leadership promoted change on a wider scale and if so, how?
How is their vision being used to benefit different stakeholders?
What's next for them?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Empowerment*

How has the entrant empowered others to take their vision forward?

How have they future-proofed their strategy?

Transparency/knowledge sharing*

Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?

If so, how can they be accessed?

Headshot*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) headshot to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Sustainable Business of the Year

Recognising the business or organisation that has taken its environmental, social and financial performance to the next level - managing and mitigating its impact while using the sustainability agenda to gain the competitive edge. The judges will examine the company's corporate strategy and look at performance within a number of strands, including waste, transport, energy, carbon emissions, buildings, pollution control and stakeholder engagement.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Operations*
(Max 250 words)
What makes your business a sustainable business?
How embedded is sustainability into operations and the organisation's ethos and culture?
How great a factor is sustainability in company decision making?

2. Buy-in and engagement*
(Max 250 words)
How have you engaged with your various stakeholders (employees, customers, shareholders, wider community, etc) on sustainability issues?
Who is responsible for sustainability targets/performance and how is this measured and incentivised?

3. Maximising benefits*
(Max 250 words)
How have you used your climate change/sustainability agenda to gain the competitive edge?
Is sustainability driving your top line as well as generating savings on the bottom line?
How are you maximising benefits driven by sustainability activity for your stakeholders?

4. Next steps*
(Max 250 words)
What is the sustainability strategy going forward?
What targets have been set in the short, mid and long term?
How committed is the company to moving forward from this point?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Transparency/knowledge sharing*
Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?
If so how can they be accessed?

Collaboration/knowledge sharing*
How is the organisation seeking to effect change outside of its organisation?
What further initiatives are planned for the future?

Logo*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) headshot to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Employee Engagement & Behaviour Change

Recognising the best examples of employee engagement and behaviour change. Those organisations bringing their staff on the sustainability journey and those that are supporting them to drive it forward.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Strategy*
(Max 250 words)

What did the activity comprise?

What were the outputs?

Which specific methods of engaging staff did you use, including training, performance monitoring, reward systems etc

2. Measurement*
(Max 250 words)

What mechanisms were in place to measure the success of the activity?

What targets were set and how far were they met?

What has been the result of the increased engagement?

How did you achieve and communicate quantifiable improvements?

3. Culture and engagement*

(Max 250 words)

How did you obtain senior management commitment and what internal communication activities were part of your campaign of change?

How did you involve staff in the ownership and ongoing maintenance of specific initiatives to ensure continued improvements?

How has the business changed as a result?

4. Continuation*
(Max 250 words)
How have you continued the engagement with employees?
Is further activity planned?
How did you promote the activities externally?
What have you learned that could be applied to other stakeholder groups e.g. customers and the supply chain?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Planning*

What research and development was carried out before the project/initiative was undertaken?

Transparency/knowledge sharing*

Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?

If so how can they be accessed?

What further initiatives are planned for the future?

Logo*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) headshot to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Sustainable Supply Chains

Recognising those companies that have looked beyond their own operations and engaged with their supply chains to drive down environmental and social impacts. From carbon reduction and waste minimisation, to responsible procurement and ethical initiatives, impacts will have been measured, managed and, where possible, mitigated.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Information and assessment*
(Max 250 words)

How did you measure the impacts of your supply chain?

What impacts did you measure (carbon, waste, water, social impact, ethical trading etc)

How far down your supply chain did you go?

What were your methods of assessment and information gathering?

2. Benchmarking and measurement*
(Max 250 words)

What targets did you set yourself and your suppliers?

What standards/requirements did you put in place for your supply chain?

How did you benchmark suppliers and how have you measured them against those benchmarks?

3. Engagement and buy-in*
(Max 250 words)

How did you get your suppliers on board with the initiative?

Where there any major barriers or issues around supplier non-compliance?

How did you overcome these?

What has been the result of the increased engagement?

How did you promote collaboration amongst organisations in your supply chain?

4. Results*
(Max 250 words)

How has your procurement strategy changed as a result of the initiative?

Has the work affected how your own organisation works?

What results has the work driven in terms of sustainability/social impacts?

What further work is planned?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Cultural change*

How is the entry leading changes inside and outside of the organisation?

Planning*

What research and development was carried out before the project/initiative was undertaken?

Transparency/knowledge sharing*

Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?

If so how can they be accessed?

Logo*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) headshot to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Sustainability Reporting

Recognising the best example of sustainability reporting, with special attention paid to the scope of the report, materiality issues, design and communications, interactivity, stakeholder engagement, level of disclosure, assurance credibility, transparency, etc.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Content*
(Max 250 words)

What does it cover and how comprehensive is it?

What level of detail does it go into?

Materiality - does it demonstrate real relevance to the business operations?

2. Clarity and communication*
(Max 250 words)

How transparent is the reporting?

How accessible are the results?

How are different impacts (water, energy, waste etc) broken down and presented?

How effective is the report in communicating sustainability achievements?

3. Commitment*
(Max 250 words)

How does it demonstrate a clear commitment to sustainability?

How are targets measured and how often are they reported on?

Is it verified by a third party?

4. Creativity*
(Max 250 words)

What else makes it stand out from the crowd?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Cultural change*

How is the entry leading changes inside and outside of the organisation?

Planning*

What research and development was carried out before the report was undertaken?

Transparency/knowledge sharing*

Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?

If so how can they be accessed?

Logo*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) headshot to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Sustainability Product Innovation

Recognising excellence in both sustainability products and sustainably-designed products, as well as improvements to existing offers and innovative partnerships between suppliers and other stakeholders to provide holistic solutions.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Innovation*

(Max 250 words)

How is the product different from what's already on the market?

What are its unique features/applications?

If it is an existing product, how has it been improved?

2. Application*
(Max 250 words)

Where can this product be used?

How broad is its reach/scalability?

3. Installation/use*
(Max 250 words)

How easily can the product be installed/retrofitted?

Are there interruptions to business operations during installation?

Does it require specialist maintenance and/or training once operational?

What after-sales service (if applicable) is available?

4. Results*
(Max 250 words)

What does the product do?

What savings/efficiencies/sustainability improvements does it drive?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Cultural change*

How is the entry leading changes inside and outside of the organisation?

Planning*

What research and development was carried out before the product launch?

Transparency/knowledge sharing*

Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?

If so how can they be accessed?

Logo*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) headshot to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Energy Management

Recognising the best examples of energy efficiency in action, including energy reduction strategies, energy footprinting, target setting and reporting, use of on-site renewables, sourcing green energy, metering and controls, retrofit activity, etc.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Innovation*
(Max 250 words)

How does the initiative/project go beyond existing good practice?

2. Efficiency*
(Max 250 words)

Does the final project offer good value for time, money and effort?

3. Delivery*
(Max 250 words)

How was the initiative/project delivered?

Was it on time, to plan and on budget?

4. Results*
(Max 250 words)

Does it demonstrate the expected results were achieved?
Did it fall short in any areas or did it exceed expectations?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Cultural change*

How is the entry leading changes inside and outside of the organisation?

Planning*

What research and development was carried out before the project/initiative was undertaken?

Transparency/knowledge sharing*

Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?

If so how can they be accessed?

Logo*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) headshot to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Water Management

Recognising the best examples of effective water management, including water efficiency, effluent reduction/handling, risk strategies, collaboration and partnership schemes, footprinting and data management, etc.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Innovation*
(Max 250 words)

How does the initiative/project go beyond existing good practice?

2. Efficiency*

(Max 250 words)

Does the final project offer good value for time, money and effort?

3. Delivery*
(Max 250 words)

How was the initiative/project delivered?

Was it on time, to plan and on budget?

4. Results*
(Max 250 words)

Does it demonstrate the expected results were achieved?

Did it fall short in any areas or did it exceed expectations?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Cultural change*
How is the entry leading changes inside and outside of the organisation?

Planning*
What research and development was carried out before the project/initiative was undertaken?

Transparency/knowledge sharing*
Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?
If so how can they be accessed?

Logo*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) logo to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Carbon Management

Recognising the best examples of effective carbon management, including emissions reduction, footprinting and labelling, use of software, target setting, carbon management integration, metering and controls, etc.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Innovation*

(Max 250 words)

How does the initiative/project go beyond existing good practice?

2. Efficiency*
(Max 250 words)

Does the final project offer good value for time, money and effort?

3. Delivery*
(Max 250 words)

How was the initiative/project delivered?

Was it on time, to plan and on budget?

4. Results*
(Max 250 words)

Does it demonstrate the expected results were achieved?

Did it fall short in any areas or did it exceed expectations?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Cultural change*
How is the entry leading changes inside and outside of the organisation?

Planning*
What research and development was carried out before the project/initiative was undertaken?

Transparency/knowledge sharing*
Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?
If so how can they be accessed?

Logo*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) logo to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Waste & Resource Management

Recognising the best examples of effective waste and resources management, including lean manufacturing, remanufacturing, design for life, waste minimisation, closed-loop processes, landfill diversion, recycling/reuse etc.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Innovation*
(Max 250 words)

How does the initiative/project go beyond existing good practice?

2. Efficiency*
(Max 250 words)

Does the final project offer good value for time, money and effort?

3. Delivery*
(Max 250 words)

How was the initiative/project delivered?

Was it on time, to plan and on budget?

4. Results*
(Max 250 words)

Does it demonstrate the expected results were achieved?

Did it fall short in any areas or did it exceed expectations?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Cultural change*
How is the entry leading changes inside and outside of the organisation?

Planning*
What research and development was carried out before the project/initiative was undertaken?

Transparency/knowledge sharing*
Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?
If so how can they be accessed?

Logo*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) logo to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Energy Institute Energy Manager of the Year

From implementing efficiency strategies and specifying technology to engaging employees and other stakeholders to effect change, this award recognises outstanding individual performance in energy management.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against five primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Activity*
(Max 250 words)
What measures have you developed and implemented to improve energy performance?

2. Savings*
(Max 250 words)
Please outline the energy savings achieved thus far and any longer term energy reduction targets

3. Engagement*
(Max 250 words)
How have you informed and engaged with customers, colleagues and/or the supply chain?

4. Business case*
(Max 250 words)
How did you get management buy-in to secure investment in time and money for your projects?

5. Innovation*
(Max 250 words)
In what ways have you promoted technology innovation in your company and to other stakeholders?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Planning, developing strategy and managing projects*
How has this person developed strategy and managed and implemented projects and initiatives to further the energy management agenda?

Measuring and reporting impacts*
How has this person identified, measured and reported impacts to gauge the effectiveness of the overall strategy and specific projects and initiatives?

Headshot and company logo*
Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) headshot and company logo to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Sustainable Building of the Year

From design to materials use, systems to software, this award recognising the best examples of sustainability in building across construction, development, refurbishment and retrofit.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Innovation*
(Max 250 words)
How does the initiative/project go beyond existing good practice?

2. Efficiency*
(Max 250 words)
Does the final project offer good value for time, money and effort?

3. Delivery*
(Max 250 words)
How was the initiative/project delivered?
Was it on time, to plan and on budget?

4. Results*
(Max 250 words)
Does it demonstrate the expected results were achieved?
Did it fall short in any areas or did it exceed expectations?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Cultural change*
How is the entry leading changes inside and outside of the organisation?

Planning*
What research and development was carried out before the project/initiative was undertaken?

Transparency/knowledge sharing*
Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?
If so how can they be accessed?

Logo*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) logo to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Consultancy of the Year

This award recognises the work that consultancies are doing to improve the environmental, energy and sustainability credentials of their clients.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against five primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Customer focused*
(Max 250 words)
How does the consultancy demonstrate client focus to ensure customer satisfaction?

2. Best practice*
(Max 250 words)
How is the consultancy going beyond best practice and raising the bar?

3. Delivery and results*
(Max 250 words)
How does it demonstrate excellence in delivery and what results is it driving?

4. Knowledge and development*
(Max 250 words)
How is learning/knowledge being shared across or outside of the client base?

5. Internal operations*
(Max 250 words)
Are they practicing what they preach?
How sustainable are their own operations?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Cultural change*
How is the business leading changes inside and outside of the organisation?

Transparency/knowledge sharing*
Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?
If so how can they be accessed?

Logo*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) logo to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

(Max file size 7MB)

Please use this option to provide any supporting documentation or images. Please note that we cannot guarantee this formation will be viewed by the judges in full. Please provide multiple files as a .ZIP file.

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Sustainability CSR Manager of the Year

Recognising the work of a corporate responsibility and sustainability professional who employs a range of competences to drive forward the CR and sustainability agenda by securing tangible improvements in ethical, social and environmental performance.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Champion ethical behaviour*
(Max 250 words)
How has this person maintained and championed high standards of business ethics?
How have they continued to question their own ethical assumptions and standards to challenge existing business practice?

2. Delivering positive social impact*
(Max 250 words)
How has this person understood and assessed social impacts, and how have they then delivered improvements?
Social issues can vary in scale from domestic to global and include wellbeing, inclusion and diversity, labour rights, and human rights.

3. Delivering positive environmental impact*
(Max 250 words)
How has this person understood and assessed environmental impacts, and how have they then delivered improvements?
Environmental issues can vary in scale from local to global and include climate change, pollution, water scarcity, over-consumption and waste.

4. Promoting the development of sustainable products and services*
(Max 250 words)
How has this person made improvements to the sustainability of their products or services?

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Engaging with stakeholders*
How has this person identified and then built relationships with internal and external stakeholders to shape the approach to CR and sustainability?

Planning, developing strategy and managing projects*
How has this person developed strategy and managed and implemented projects and initiatives to further the CR and sustainability agenda?

Research and analysis*
How has this person drawn on knowledge from multiple disciplines to inform their approach to CR and sustainability?

Influencing and persuading*
How has this person used influence and persuasion to ensure CR and sustainability is endorsed by internal and external stakeholders?

Measuring and reporting impacts*
How has this person identified, measured and reported impacts to gauge the effectiveness of the overall strategy and specific projects and initiatives?

Headshot and company logo*
Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) headshot and company logo to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

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CSR, Charity & Community Initiative

From charitable initiatives to community engagement and development, this award recognises the very best in socially-responsible business initiatives and those organisations embedding ethics and CSR at the very heart of what they do.

Please complete all of the fields below. We recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the form below to prevent work being lost.

Each entry will be assessed against four primary criteria detailed below. All primary criteria are weighted equally. Please use the secondary criteria field to add any information not covered in the primary criteria. Please bear in mind secondary criteria will be used by judges when no clear winner can be determined using the primary criteria alone.

PRIMARY CRITERIA

Summary of entry*

(Max 100 words)

Please provide a clear, concise summary of the entry.

1. Positive social impact*
(Max 250 words)
How has the initiative understood and assessed social impacts, and how improvements been delivered?
Social issues can vary in scale from domestic to global and include wellbeing, inclusion and diversity, labour rights, and human rights.

2. Ethical behaviour and business*
(Max 250 words)
How does the initiative champion ethical behaviour?
How has the organisation maintained and championed high standards of business ethics?
How has it continued to question its own ethical assumptions and standards to challenge existing business practice?

3. Engagement*
(Max 250 words)
How has the organisation engaged with stakeholders to ensure success?
How was this measured?
How has it identified and then built relationships with internal and external stakeholders to shape the approach?

4. Other positive impacts*
(Max 250 words)
What are the other positive impacts of the initiative?
For example, improvement in reputation and or business won; environmental impacts including climate change, pollution, water scarcity, over-consumption, biodiversity and waste.

SECONDARY CRITERIA
(Max 250 words)

Cultural change*
How is the initiative leading changes inside and outside of the organisation?

Planning*
What research and development was carried out before the project/initiative wasundertaken?

Transparency/knowledge sharing*
Are the details of the entry available within the public domain?
If so how can they be accessed?

Logo*

Please upload a high resolution (EPS, GIFF, or similar) logo to accompany your entry. If your entry is successful, this image will be used on the night of the awards and in editorial coverage.

Additional Information

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