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2016 Sustainability Awards

The most precious asset all businesses share is our Earth. The efforts individuals and businesses make to sustain this vital resource is not only necessary, but it also makes good business sense. Seeking recognition for your Earth-friendly work is also smart business. We applaud you for taking the first step in setting your business apart from your competitors. 

The Sustainability Awards program provides the opportunity for your organization to receive global recognition by a panel of volunteer judges who themselves are leaders and experts in business.

The Sustainability Awards will honor those who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice. We welcome nominations from businesses of all sizes, locations and maturity. We offer increased exposure for the exemplary accomplishments of leaders, initiatives and organizations working to reduce the impact of their business on our environment. 

Nominations are due October 14, 2016 and winners will be  notified November 28, 2016. Please download the entry kit for complete details. 

Good luck!

Russ Fordyce
Managing Director
Business Intelligence Group

 

Download the Entry Kit for Complete Details

Complete the details below for:

  • all the rules
  • deadlines and announcements
  • categories and industries
  • nomination fees and process
  • tips and tricks

2016 Sustainability Awards 

We seek to honor organizations, individuals and the products and services offered through six awards. Each award may be offered in each of the award categories below and within each industry.

Sustainability Leadership Award
Awarded to an organization within a specific industry whose actions over the last 12 months prove sustainability is a core business objective.

Sustainability Initiative of the Year
Awarded to an organization within a specific industry that launched or completed a sustainability initiative or project within the last 12 months.

Sustainability Product of the Year
Awarded to an organization within a specific industry that launched or completed a physical product within the last 12 months that improves sustainability or is designed to be more eco-friendly than market alternatives.

Sustainability Service of the Year
Awarded to an organization within a specific industry that launched or completed a service within the last 12 months that improves sustainability or is designed to be more eco-friendly than market alternatives.

Sustainability Hero (Executive) 
Awarded to an executive individual within an organization whose efforts over the past 12 months have improved the sustainability initiatives of the organization. Executives include all chief-level, vice president-level or similar titles.

Sustainability Champion (Nonexecutive) 
Awarded to a non-executive individual within an organization whose efforts over the past 12 months have improved the sustainability initiatives of the organization. All employee levels under vice president are eligible.


Award Categories

 

SMALL/MEDIUM BUSINESS

1-150 employees

Single Nomination: $799
Two or More Nominations: $499 each

ENTERPRISE BUSINESS

151 or more employees

Single Nomination: $799
Two or More Nominations: $499 each

NGO or NONPROFIT

Any size 501(c)(3) or similar

Single Nomination: Free
Two or More Nominations: $99 each 

 

Industries Awarded

  • Insurance  
  • Manufacturing  
  • Marketing  
  • Media  
  • NGO or Nonprofit
  • Public Relations  
  • Real Estate  
  • Retail  
  • Technology & Telecom
  • Other
  • Automotive  
  • Business Services  
  • Business Consulting  
  • Consumer Goods   Education
  • Engineering  
  • Energy  
  • Financial Institution  
  • Financial Solutions  
  • Food and Beverage
  • Government 
  • Healthcare  

2016 Winners Package

  • Feedback and scoring on your entry as provided by judges
  • Recognition by the Business Intelligence Group to its community of 20,000+ executives
  • Recognition on the Business Intelligence Group’s website
  • Recognition on the Business Intelligence Group’s social communities (LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook)
  • One personalized trophy per winning entry
  • A digital logo for royalty-free use online and in print
  • A Business Intelligence Group-issued press release announcing the winners
  • A press release template suitable for release by your organization