3M, Octopus Energy, Cargill Turkey, Redrow, ELES, Majid Al Futtaim, ERM, Indorama, IMPAX, Mercado Libre, Gambuda, KKR, SK Telecom, Gran Colombia Gold, Hyatt, and Levi Strauss & Co. are among the nominees being shortlisted for this year’s Responsible Business Awards

The shortlist for Reuters Events 13th Annual Responsible Business Awards has been announced. The winners will be revealed and celebrated at a glamorous Awards Dinner ceremony on 13th October at 8 Northumberland Avenue in London.

“It’s been inspiring to see the quality and number of entries we’ve received for this year’s Awards. There’s been a lot of new faces join us in 2022, showing the progress we as an industry are making towards a more sustainable future. There’s some truly amazing initiatives and innovations across the globe that are driving new responsible ways of doing business. We look forward to celebrating their successes back in person at our ceremony in London in October.” Ed Long, Head of Sustainable Business Events. 

Reuters Events would like to thank everyone that entered for all their hard work and efforts spent in the submissions. Please keep up your great work!

The shortlist includes:

ESG Investment – Social Leadership of the Year    

  • Norsad Capital – Impacting 100 Million Lives by 2030

  • KKR – KKR Shared Ownership

  • Atlas Renewable Energy – Maria Jose Cortes, Head of Sustainability

Responsible Investor of the Year

  • Norsad Capital – Building a Better Africa

  • Circulate Capital – Catalyzing Capital to Fight Plastic Pollution and Climate Change

  • Gamuda Berhad, Malaysia – Community Development at Gamuda

  • Impax Asset Management – Impax Asset Management

  • Maitri Asset Management – Maitri Asset Management – an Asian Multi-Family Office Leading the Way in Responsible Investing

  • NEQSOL Holding – NEQSOL Holding: Sustainable Business for Community

  • S2G Ventures – Responsible Investor – S2G Ventures

  • Triodos Investment Management – Triodos Investment Management – Invest for Change

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award

  • Quadient – At Quadient inclUSion is About US!

  • CoStar Group – Leading the Way to a More Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Future in the Commercial Real Estate Industry

  • SoCalGas – SoCalGas – Advancing a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Culture for All

  • MAS Holdings – Changing Lives for Good: Building a diverse and inclusive MAS

  • Tapestry Inc. – Embracing Difference By Design

  • The Crescent Textile Mills Ltd – Gender Diversity & Inclusion

  • The Body Shop – Open Hiring

  • Medtronic – Zero Barriers: Medtronic’s Unwavering Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity and Equity

  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation – Hyatt's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Journey

Social Impact Award

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev – AB InBev’s “Emprendedoras Bavaria” Program Uplifts Thousands of Female Entrepreneurs Through Training, Access to Financial Services and Mentorship

  • Gran Colombia Gold – Colombian Small Miners: Transforming their lives beyond gold

  • SK Telecom – Happy Community – AI Care

  • NatWest – NatWest entry for Social Impact Award, Responsible Business Awards 2022

  • NortonLifeLock – Norton Empowers Girls Worldwide to Lead in The Digital Future

  • Novartis – Novartis CARDIO4CITIES

  • Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd. – Solving for Society – Women Empowerment

  • Places for People – Community Investment Fund

  • SOURCE Global, PBC – SOURCE Global, PBC:  Delivering the World’s First Renewable Water Supply

Partnership of the Year    

  • Atos – Atos ANTZ Mentor Programme

  • Prudence Foundation – Cha-Ching Money-Smart Kids (“Cha-Ching”)

  • Pfizer Inc – International Trachoma Initiative: A Multisectoral Partnership to Eliminate Trachoma Globally

  • JTI UK – Orchlab: A Collaboration Between the London Philharmonic Orchestra and JTI UK

  • Plastic Bank – Plastic Bank & SC Johnson

  • PepsiCo & N-Drip – PepsiCo & N-Drip Partner to Help Farmers Around the World

  • Tesco – Tesco & WWF-UK Partnership of the Year

  • GSK & Save the Children – The Power of Partnership: Helping to Save Children’s Lives

Business Transformation Award

  • Molinos de Honduras / Volcafe – Honduras Change of Purchase Strategy

  • Mercado Libre – Mercado Libre: Advancing the Development of The Sustainability in Our Core Business

  • PepsiCo – pep+ (PepsiCo Positive)

  • Phoenix Group – Phoenix Group – Helping People Secure a Life of Possibilities

  • Philip Morris International – PMI: Delivering a Smoke-Free Future

  • Hiddenfjord – Salmon Should Swim, Not Fly

  • SoCalGas – SoCalGas – Sustainable Business Priorities

  • Taylors of Harrogate – Taylors Sourcing Approach: A Vehicle for Change at Origin

ESG Investment – Environmental Leadership of the Year

  • Aligned Data Centers – Aligned Data Centers Leads Business Innovation with Sustainability

  • Impax Asset Management – Pax Global Environmental Markets Fund

  • AIA Company Limited – Sustainable Investment: Generating Sustainable Value in Asia

  • Goldman Sachs – Horizon Environmental & Climate Solutions Fund 

Circular Transition Award

  • Merck KGaA – Circular Lab Solutions: Greener Solvents and Single-Use Plastics Recycling

  • Microsoft Corporation – Circularity at Scale

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev – Impact Beyond the Last Sip: AB InBev Drives Circularity Through Rebounce

  • Indorama Ventures Plc.  – IVL’s PET Circularity: Waste not Wasted

  • Keltbray – Keltbray – Circular Transition: From Demolition to Deconstruction

  • Boots – Recycle at Boots Takeback Scheme, for Hard-to-Recycle Health, Beauty and Wellness Packaging and Containers

  • Dow Inc. – DOWSIL™ ICL-1000: Immersing the Cloud in Sustainability

  • Timberland – Timberloop Program; Timberloop Trekker City Hiker

  • Little Freddie – UK’s first fully recyclable baby food pouch

  • Machine Compare Marketplace – Where “Profit = Planet” – Pioneering the Circularity Of Industrial Spare Parts

Net Zero Transition Award

  • Amalgamated Bank – Amalgamated Bank Net Zero Transition Award

  • Triodos Bank – AsOneToZero: The New Triodos Bank Net Zero Target and Strategy

  • Amazon – Amazon’s Commitment to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon By 2040, 10 Years Ahead Of The Paris Agreement, Through The Climate Pledge

  • Baker Hughes – Baker Hughes' Commitment to Meet its Net-zero Goals

  • InterEnergy Group – CEPM Zero: The Decarbonization of an Energy Company

  • GCCA – Concrete Future: The GCCA 2050 Cement and Concrete Industry Roadmap for Net Zero Concrete

  • JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle) – JLL's Transition to Net-Zero

  • Moody's – Moody's Net-Zero Transition

  • SAP – Net Zero Transition Award

  • ERM – Sustainability at the Heart

  • Suzano – Suzano: Commitments to Renewing Life

  • Schneider Electric – The Zero Carbon Project

Sustainability Trailblazer Award

  • Amalgamated Bank – Ivan Frishberg

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev – Ezgi Barcenas

  • Atlas Renewable Energy – Carlos "Ucho" Barrera, CEO of Atlas Renewable Energy for Sustainability Trailblazer Award

  • Shaw Industries – Kellie Ballew, a pioneer in advancing toward a safe and just circular economy

  • SM Prime Holdings, Inc. – Mr. Hans T. Sy: Trailblazing a Sustainable Path Towards a Disaster-Resilient Nation

  • Majid Al Futtaim – Ibrahim Al-Zu'bi, Chief Sustainability Officer at Majid Al Futtaim

  • Gemini Corporation NV – Voice of the Recycling Industry – A Man of Action

  • Trane Technologies – Leading by Example with the Gigaton Challenge

  • Johnson Controls – George Oliver, Chairman and CEO of Johnson Controls, is a Sustainability Trailblazer

  • Aster DM Healthcare – Sustainability Trailblazer Award

Purpose-Driven Communications Award

  • Ripple Energy – It’s Your Green Power, Own It

  • ELES, d.o.o., TSO of Slovenia – Strengthening Energy and Climate Literacy

  • 3M – Shattering Stereotypes with “Not the Science Type”

  • SM Supermalls – SM Supermalls’ Vaccination Program: Ensuring Healthy Shoppers, Paving the Way to National Economic Recovery

  • Boots UK – Back to School

  • Hard Rock International – Hard Rock Social Identity Quest – Online Safety Literacy for Youth 

  • DBS Bank – A Purpose-Driven Bank

  • ITV – Britain Get Talking

  • Levi Strauss & Co. – Leading the Business Community on Gun Violence Prevention

  • Goldman Sachs – One Million Black Women

Biodiversity Champion Award

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev – AB InBev Promotes Regenerative Agriculture to Protect Paramos in Colombia Through “miPáramo”

  • Barry Callebaut – Artificial Intelligence Against Deforestation

  • Redrow – Creating Thriving Communities for Nature and People

  • Ten Knots Group – From Nest to Nest: How Ten Knots Group Champions the Protection of Sea Turtles in the Philippines

  • ADM – Providing Economic and Sustainable Solutions Through Regenerative Agriculture

  • SACYR – Sacyr Biodiversity Initiatives

  • Severn Trent Water – Severn Trent's Great Big Nature Boost

  • Anglo American – Using eDNA To Deliver Positive Biodiversity Outcomes

  • Pernod Ricard – Nurturing Every Terroir and Its Biodiversity

SDG Pioneer Award

  • Cargill Turkey – 1000 Farmers Endless Prosperity (1000FEP)

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev – AB InBev and SDG pioneer through the 100+ Accelerator

  • Springer Nature Group – Advancing discovery for the SDGs

  • Belkin International – Belkin International

  • Mary Kay Inc. – Piloting SDG Localization at the Village Level:  A Women-focused Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development Project in Yunnan Province, China (Phase I, 2017-2021)

  • Machine Compare Marketplace – Green Parts Platform That Puts People and Planet First

  • InterEnergy Group – Promoting Electric Mobility in The Region

  • SecondMuse – Tackling Waste Mismanagement by Implementing Improved Circular Systems

Product or Service Innovation Award

  • AB InBev – AB InBev Builds Economic Mobility for Farmers and Communities with Investment in Local Crop

  • AiDash – Measure, enhance, track, report and offset greenhouse gas emissions, carbon offsets and biodiversity net gain – from Space

  • Sourcemap – Fighting Forced Labor from the Supply Chain

  • General Mills – First Ever Recyclable Snack Wrapper

  • Dow – How the Shoe of the Future Will Transform the Fashion Industry as We Know It: A Partnership with Dow and Crocs

  • HRS – HRS Green Stay Initiative

  • Impact Investment Exchange – IIX Women’s Livelihood Bond™ Series

  • Octopus Energy – Pioneering the Low-Cost Transition To Heat Pumps

  • Honeywell PMT – Solstice Portfolio

  • Persefoni – Using Technology to Save The Planet

Social and Human Capital Award

  • 3M – 3M Champions Internal and External Impact: Advancing Equity, Supporting Mental Health and Investing in Communities

  • Frontier Co-op – Breaking Down Barriers to Employment

  • Cox Enterprises – 34 by 34 

  • Volvo Cars – Family Bond: Time to take it

Reporting and Transparency Award

  • Local Bounti – Turning a New Leaf™ in Suitability from Inception

  • Fyffes – Fyffes first-ever Sustainability and Human Rights Reports

  • KKR – KKR ESG Reporting / 2021 Sustainability Report

  • Moody's – Moody's Sustainability Reporting

  • Nestlé – Nestlé's 2021 Creating Shared Value & Sustainability Report showcases the company's commitment to advancing regenerative food systems at scale

  • Novartis – Novartis in Society – Integrated Report 2021

  • Aston Martin – Racing. Green. Aston Martin's Sustainability Report

  • JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle) – Shaping the future of real estate for a better world

  • Rio Tinto – START Responsible Aluminium, Empowering a sustainable future

  • The Red Sea Development Co. – TRSDC – committed to sustainability and transparency

  • Guess Inc. – VISION Guess – Sustainability Report FY20-21

  • VF Corporation – VF Corporation: Achievements and Future Goals Surrounding People, Planet, and Products

  • Vancity – Vancity 2021 Annual Report: Change-makers

The Responsible Business Awards 2022 will be taking place on 13th October at 8 Northumberland Avenue in London – a black tie gala that will bring together the most innovative, passionate and dedicated sustainability teams to enjoy the successes of our industry and celebrate the best and brightest among us. The winners will be announced on the night of the Awards. For more information, visit the website at https://events.reutersevents.com/sustainable-business/responsible-business-awards.

For more information, please contact Alexia Croft – alexia.croft@thomsonreuters.com 

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