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Showcase your sustainability commitments and gain international recognition

Now in its 6th year The Responsible Business Awards are a truly international affair, celebrating responsible business practice from around the world.

Previous winners include: Santander Brazil, Turkcell, Mars Incorporated, Itaú Unibanco, Interface, Roshan, Diageo and many more.

  • Reconfirm and display your sustainability commitments and efforts
  • Reward your team for all their hard work in making your company more sustainable
  • Retain and attract talent by proving your company is a synonym for responsibility
  • Build trust and awareness amongst your key stakeholders worldwide
  • Benchmark your CR performance with 400+ international corporate leaders
  • Prove to all the sceptics that there is an ROI on sustainability, after all!

5 Reasons Why You Should Enter

1 Great profile on Ethical Corporation
All winners will receive an in-depth write-up published on the and will also be featured in post event email communications

2 Recognition from colleagues in your sector
The case studies that we create for the winners will feature in an e-book each year which we share with the EthicalCorp community. Our global community consists of over 100,000 corporate, NGO, academic and governmental professionals. This ensures your great work will be seen by your key stakeholder groups.

3 An opportunity to celebrate
The night presents an excellent opportunity for you and your team to celebrate the past 12 months of campaigns and initiatives. Showcase your work in front over 300 fellow peers at the glamorous Awards ceremony.

4 Rewarding your team
Working in corporate sustainability can be a tough job, and an Award for your efforts is one way to make the hard work worth it.

5 Get your work in front of the people that matter
Our judges are some of the world’s most influential sustainability, business and academia thinkers and doers. Even if you don’t win, this is great way to make them aware of your work.

Responsible Business Award Categories 2015

To reflect on the industry trends, this year’s categories have been revamped, so four new categories have been added including; Best Integrated Report, Best Corporate Communications, Best Public Company and Best Social Enterprise. In the past called “Sustainability Commercialised” Award category has changed to “Best Sustainable Innovation” to reflect the evolution within the industry.

Business Strategy

  • Sustainable Innovation
  • Best Private Company
  • Best Public Company
  • Best Small to Medium Enterprise
  • Best Social Enterprise

Communications Excellence

  • Best Sustainability Report
  • Best Integrated Report
  • Best Corporate Communications
  • Best Consumer Engagement Campaign (Social Media & Traditional)

Value Chain Sustainability

  • Best Supplier Engagement
  • Best B2B Partnership
  • Best Business/NGO Partnership
  • Most Effective Domestic Community Investment
  • Most Effective International Community Investment

Internal Engagement

  • Best Employee Engagement
  • Head of Sustainability of the Year
  • CEO of the Year


  • Natura

    “Both awards are the result of the commitment of our employees, our consultants, our partners, our suppliers and all those that helped build Natura”

    - Natura
  • Natura

    “Inspirational, innovative, raising the bar for the sector and making a tangible difference on a potential global scale project. We’d like to see Mars incorporate mentoring/sharing of best practices and help other companies take on similar initiatives.”

    - Mars Incorporated

Enter in three easy steps

There are three steps you must complete before submitting your entry. Download your entry form here and follow these easy three steps!

Step 1 Let us know why you should win - write a 500 word entry

Step 2 Send us your contact details

Step 3 Submit your payment information


Key Dates:

Key Dates

Nominations open: Thursday April 1st

Nominations close: Friday 19th June 2015

Finalists announced: Early July 2015

Winners announced: Friday 25th September 2015


Past Winners at the Responsible Business Awards

  • MARS
  • Elan
  • H & M
    B & Q
  • Jawbone
  • Interface
  • Turkcell
  • VimpelCom
  • Twinings
  • Seventh-generation

The Venue

The Cumberland

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Elina Yumasheva

Elina Yumasheva

Global Project Director
Ethical Corporation