Below are answers to some frequently answered questions. Please download the official Awards Guidelines for the full Awards categories and entry requirements here
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There are two simple steps to complete your entry
Step Two: Fill in the nominations form online *you’ll receive a link to the online form once you register*
You first must pay the fees online and then send us your entry form. You can pay by a credit or debit card only.
You can enter as many categories as you wish with only one payment.
Each category has specific criteria.
Please refer to the nominations pack where you can access the bullet points outlining what each entry will need to demonstrate.
Under each category, there is a list of bullet points which your project needs to demonstrate in the nominations form. Please refer to the full category description as this is what the judges will be basing their final opinions on.
Yes, you can see what a sample entry form looks like here: https://www.reutersevents.com/events/sustainability-awards/document--sample-entry-form.php
The short executive summary is 2000 characters. Please note that space counts towards your character limit.
The longer project description is 4000 characters. Please note that space counts towards your character limit.
Remember, you can use the supplementary information to include links to reports, articles etc which evidence your submission
Whilst this year we were unable to recognise the leaders during a prestigious in person Awards gala, we will confirm soon how we will celebrate the leaders with our global community next year
All organisations are eligible to enter for an award. We accept submissions from organisations operating all over the world [whether global or local].
*For service providers, vendors and consultants, involvement in the Awards is through category and headline sponsorships only. See more here
PR firms and vendors may make an entry on behalf of a client, however the client will be recognised as the shortlisted company or winner only.
No, we accept submissions from organisations operating locally or globally. We accept submissions from companies based in any country in the world.
No, entries are valid only when full payment is received and your unique entry number has been issued. All payments should be received before the shortlist is announced.
All entries must be uploaded online- save paper after all! (You'll receive a link to the online form once you register and pay your entry fee).
All entries in each category will be judged on the basis that – in the opinion of the judging panel – the organisation has been agenda-leading in sustainability in the period January 2020 – June 2021, unless stated differently in the category description, and their application includes sufficient verifiable supporting evidence by third parties, such as quotes from partners or stakeholders, as evidence of eligibility for the shortlist, and for the winner’s awards.
The opinion of the judging panel is final.
This section is for you to provide ‘proof’ that your project/initiative/etc has been effective in the eyes of your stakeholders. We are looking for quotes/comments/press cuttings that cover your initiative positively and, most importantly, support the submission you are making. This section is not designed as an extension to "your submission", and will be judged as 'supporting evidence', not as a significant plank of your submission.