Categories

The ESG Awards celebrate, recognise and reward outstanding ESG performance.

CAMPAIGN & CASE STUDY CATEGORIES

The categories in this section are aligned with the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Reduce Poverty

GOAL 1: No Poverty.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has either reduced the level of poverty or helped people living in poverty. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Reduce Hunger

GOAL 2: Zero Hunger.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has either reduced the level of hunger or helped people living with hunger. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Improve Health and Well-being

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has improved people's health and well-being. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Improve Education or Access to Education

GOAL 4: Quality Education.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has either improved people's education or access to education. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Improve Gender Equality

GOAL 5: Gender Equality.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has improved gender equality in society. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Improve Clean Water and Sanitation and/or access to Clean Water and Sanitation

GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has either improved people's clean water and sanitation and/or access to clean water and sanitation. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Create or Improve Access to Affordable and Clean Energy

GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has either created or improved access to affordable and clean energy. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Improve the Quality of People’s Work or their Access to Work

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has either improved the quality of people’s work or their access to work. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Improve Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has built resilient infrastructure, promoted inclusive and sustainable industrialization to support economic development and human well-being, with a focus on affordable and equitable access for all. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Reduce Inequality

GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has reduced inequality. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Create or Improve the Sustainability of Cities and/or Communities

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has improved the sustainability of either cities or communities. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Improve and Encourage Responsible Consumption and Production

GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has either improved and/or encouraged responsible consumption and production. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Promote and Encourage Climate Action

GOAL 13: Climate Action.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has either improved and/or encouraged climate action. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Prevent or Reduce Marine Pollution

GOAL 14: Life Below Water.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has either prevented or reduced marine pollution. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to Improve Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable use of the Terrestrial Ecosystems

GOAL 15: Life on Land.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has improved the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of the terrestrial ecosystems. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study to promote Peace and Social Justice

GOAL 16: Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has either promoted peace and/or social justice. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Best ESG Campaign or Case Study which has played a role in strengthening global partnerships

GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal.

This award will recognise successful campaigns or case studies where an organisation has played a role in strengthening global partnership which has had a positive impact on sustainable development. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

ESG PERFORMANCE CATEGORIES

The categories in this section reward outstanding performance in specific areas important to ESG best practice.

Brand Activism ESG Campaign of the Year

This award will recognise and reward outstanding brand activism campaigns and case studies within the context of ESG.Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Carbon Footprint ESG Performance of the Year

This award will recognise and reward outstanding carbon reducing programs. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Employee Engagement ESG Programme of the Year

This award will recognise and reward outstanding employee engagement campaigns and case studies within the context of ESG. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Environmental Product ESG Campaign of the Year

This award will recognise successful campaigns and case studies where an organisation has launched a sustainable and environmentally friendly product. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

ESG related Charity Partnership of the Year

This award will recognise and reward outstanding charity partnership campaigns and case studies. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Governance Transformation of the Year

This award will recognise and reward outstanding governance transformation within an organisation within an ESG context. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Investor Relations ESG Campaign of the Year

This award will recognise successful ESG investor relations campaigns and case studies. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Most Ethical and Sustainable Procurement Process of the Year

This award will recognise and reward an outstanding, ethical and sustainable procurement process. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

Most Sustainable Supply Chain of the Year

This award will recognise and reward outstanding case studies showing sustainability of the supply chain. Judges want to see objectives, budget, insight, innovative and inventive execution and evidence-based results.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

ESG LEADERS OF THE YEAR

The categories in this section reward personal stories of ESG best practice from an individual perspective.

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Corporate Communications ESG Leader of the Year

This award will recognise the brightest, most successful (as demonstrated by their work) Corporate Communications Leader working in either an agency or in-house role. Entrants must include details of their career to date and the contribution they make to their organisation and the wider ESG movement.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

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Investor Relations ESG Leader of the Year

This award will recognise the brightest, most successful (as demonstrated by their work) Investor Relations Leader working in either an agency or in-house role. Entrants must include details of their career to date and the contribution they make to their organisation and the wider ESG movement.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

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Sustainability and Change Management ESG Leader of the Year

This award will recognise the brightest, most successful (as demonstrated by their work) Sustainability and Change Management Leader working in either an agency or in-house role. Entrants must include details of their career to date and the contribution they make to their organisation and the wider ESG movement.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

TEAM / CONSULTANCY CATEGORIES

These categories will reward the ESG consultancies who are doing the best work in the right way!

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Boutique ESG Consultancy of the Year

This award celebrates agencies with fees up to £5m. Judges will be looking for clear agency objectives, examples of recent campaigns, examples of recent achievements, details of any challenges faced, and why you think your agency deserves to win the Boutique Agency of the Year Award. Please be sure to include a concise overview of the agency, number of staff, details of clients and turnover figures. You will need to show examples of excellent ESG related work in your entry. Please note the work of the whole organisation does not have to be ESG related but please do disclose your ESG related revenues.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

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Mid-sized ESG Consultancy of the Year

This award celebrates agencies with fees between £5-10 m. Judges will be looking for clear agency objectives, examples of recent campaigns, examples of recent achievements, details of any challenges faced, and why you think your agency deserves to win the Mid-Sized ESG Agency of the Year Award. Please be sure to include a concise overview of the agency, number of staff, details of clients and turnover figures. You will need to show examples of excellent ESG related work in your entry. Please note the work of the whole organisation does not have to be ESG related but please do disclose your ESG related revenues.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

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Large ESG Consultancy of the Year

This award celebrates agencies with fees over £10m. Judges will be looking for clear agency objectives, examples of recent campaigns, examples of recent achievements, details of any challenges faced, and why you think your agency deserves to win the Large ESG of the Year Award. Please be sure to include a concise overview of the agency, number of staff, details of clients and turnover figures. You will need to show examples of excellent ESG related work in your entry. Please note the work of the whole organisation does not have to be ESG related but please do disclose your ESG related revenues.

You can download the entry form for this category here.

ESG REPORT OF THE YEAR

This category will reward a report that shows a progressive, sustainable and thorough understanding of ESG.

ESG Report of the Year

This award will recognise the most accurate, best structured and informative ESG report of the year. Entries must include an example of the report. The entry should highlight comparable year on year KPIs, who is the target audience for the report, why the report is structured as it is and what the objectives are for your ESG report. An outline of how the report is put together, including how it includes different stakeholder perspectives will also benefit your entry.

You can download the entry form for this category here.