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GSB annual awards 2015 showcase the people and projects who are helping businesses shine and achieve for people, planet and profit.

In each category two awards will be made, one for innovation and one for impact. When you enter your project you will need to indicate which award you are applying for: Innovation or impact?

Innovation:

It is likely that your organisation was set up to solve a sustainability problem or that a sustainable approach has been enshrined in your business from the outset. Past innovation winners have included Wyke Farms, the UK’s largest independent cheesemaker who won the 2014 waste innovation award; and online investment company Abundance Generation, who won the 2014 net positive innovation award.

Impact:

It is likely that your organisation is seeking to become more sustainable, transitioning from an old paradigm to a more resilient sustainable one. Past impact winners have included Tesco, who won the 2014 communicating sustainability impact award; and Global Action Plan, who won the 2014 collaboration impact award.

The categories:

  • Communicating sustainability
  • Net positive
  • Natural capital
  • Social impact
  • Collaboration
  • Supply chain
  • Carbon & energy management
  • Waste
  • Built environment
  • Diversity and inclusion

Special awards:

  • Sustainable Business leader of the year
  • Consultancy of the year
  • Unsung sustainability hero of the year

Entry questions:

1) Outline of project (Max 150 words)
2) Demonstrate how the project or initiative sits within a comprehensive sustainability strategy that encompasses all of your business’ operations. (Max 500 words)
3. Demonstrate how your project or initiative meets the specific criteria for the category you are entering. Please include any key measurable results or successes (Max 500 words)
4. Demonstrate how your project goes above and beyond standard sustainability practice. Bear in mind that it will be judged against schemes from different organisations. (Max 500 words)
5. Tell us about they key challenges the project has faced, and the top risks and challenges it faces going forward. (Max 250 words)

Selection Criteria:

  • Does the project or initiative sit within a comprehensive sustainability strategy that encompasses all of the company’s operations?
  • How effectively does the project or initiative meet the specific criteria of the category entered?
  • Is there evidence of measurable, sustainable change as a result of the work entered?
  • Does the project go above and beyond standard sustainability practice?

To enter, simply visit the official page and complete the online entry form.

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