The Business & Finance ESG Awards returns 18 April 2024
in the The Round Room at The Mansion House in Dublin
All companies entering any of the categories should download this pdf.
ESG Company Award (Enterprise)
A category specifically for enterprise companies. Our judges will look for individual companies making exceptional contributions towards creating a set of Environmental, Social & Governance strategies with impactful actions and demonstrable results for its stakeholders at every level.
Our judges will be looking for:
Company Size Definition
ESG Enterprise Award 250+ Employees
Download General Submission Criteria PDF
ESG Company Awards (SMEs)
This category will recognise small and medium sized companies (SME <250 Employees), including micro companies and start-ups. Our judges will look for individual companies making exceptional contributions towards creating a set of Environmental, Social & Governance strategies with impactful actions and demonstrable results for its stakeholders at every level.
Sustainable Supply Chain Award
The Sustainable Supply Chain Award will recognise companies that prioritise sustainability as a core part of its supply chain strategy and are working to achieve measurable, sustainability goals within their own business operations, from supply chains to product lifecycle management.
Biodiversity Initiative Award
The Biodiversity Initiative Award will recognise the outstanding contribution of the company to conservation at local, national and international levels. The successful company will make a conscious effort to raise awareness about biodiversity and how it relates to their sustainable business goals.
Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Initiative
The Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Initiative will be awarded to a company that can demonstrate a holistic and long-term commitment to Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) within its culture. Recognising a company that is at the forefront of improving the lives of their employees while also enhancing the civic environment in which they operate.
Social Responsibility Project Award
The recipient of the Social Responsibility Project Award must demonstrate an awareness of the social injustices that exist within our society and provide evidence of attempts to mitigate their company’s effects, not only in the workplace, but on a wider societal level.
Employee Experience Award
The winner of the Employee Experience award must value and prioritise their employee experience and have demonstrable evidence thereof. The successful nominee should deliver a world-class employee experience to deliver outstanding results.
Net Zero Carbon Award
The Net Zero Carbon Award will honour a company that has a firm target in place to realistically help it achieve net zero carbon emissions. The award honouree would also provide evidence of new strategies enacted to aid its sustainability mission, including encouraging the engagement of partners on its net zero journey.
Energy Efficiency Initiative Award
The Energy Efficiency Initiative Award will be given to a company that makes a continued and significant attempt to adopt practical energy efficient strategies. The footprint left by the successful company will be green, and leave a shining example to others.
Circular Economy Award
This award recognises and celebrates organisations and entrepreneurs that are re-thinking the way we make, use and reuse materials, to advance a circular economy.
ESG Innovation Award
The ESG Innovation award will celebrate a unique project or initiative that has enhanced or made a positive change in the evolution of ESG. The recipient of this award will have showcased clear innovation and effectiveness, highlighting the wider impact to ESG through their efforts.
ESG Finance Award
The recipient of the ESG Finance Award must prioritise the modern problems of climate change and societal inequality (and how they interlink) in its work. The successful company will recognise the importance of revolutionising business in a manner that aims to make the business world financially accessible to future generations.
ESG Investment Award
The ESG Investment Award will celebrate sustainable investment propositions. A successful finalist in this category will provide evidence of positively contributing towards the uptake and success of sustainable investment practices.
Good Governance Award
The Good Governance Award will recognise a company that has set an exceptional example in terms of transparently managing its business practices.
ESG Team Award
The Best ESG Team Award will celebrate the best collaborative team which achieved extraordinary results whilst working on a project, initiative or objective focussed on ESG. This could be within an organisation, a collaboration between two organisations, community group or any other group that has prioritised ESG considerations.
Future ESG Leader Award
The Future ESG Leader Award will celebrate an individual who is setting exceptional examples in sustainability leadership in the early stage of their professional career.
NOT OPEN FOR NOMINATIONS
ESG Leader Award
The ESG Leader Award will recognise an individual who has set an exceptional example encompassing achievements in the fullest aspect of Environmental, Social and Governance and left a lasting legacy in the area.
To get involved in the ESG Awards, please contact Brian Kearns firstname.lastname@example.org.