The 2015 Shortlist is announced...


Sustainable Innovation

  • Ecolab: Water Risk Monetizer
  • Ecova: Data insights
  • Globe Telecom: Let’s create a wonderful world
  • Hogan-Lovells: HL BaSE
  • Johnson & Johnson : Johnson & Johnson’s Earthwards® Approach
  • Kebony: Kebony Wood
  • RBS: RBS Sustainable Energy Forum
  • SunPower Corporation: SunPower: Powering a Renewable Economy with Cradle to Cradle Certified Products
  • Tetra Pak: The World First Renewables Package
  • Timberland: Timberland Tires: Innovation in Action
  • IHG: Green Engage

Best Private Company

  • Bloomberg: Our Bottom Line is Impact
  • Earth Friendly Products: Best private company
  • Firmenich: Firmenich
  • IKEA: Journey Toward Becoming People, Planet, Positive
  • Novelis: Transforming an One-Hundred Year Old Industry from Linear to Circular
  • Roshan: Making a real difference in the world’s most challenging markets

Best Public Company

  • ICA gruppen: ICA inspires a “climate right” and great food life
  • Jaguar Land Rover: Environmental Innovation at Jaguar Land Rover
  • Resolute: Building a successful Tomorrow
  • Telefónica O2: Telefónica UK (O2)’s Think Big Blueprint
  • United Bank of Africa: Best Public Company
  • Woolworths: Woolworths Holding Limited

Best Small to Medium Enterprise

  • CFS2: Ethical Financial Inclusion
  • Elias Consulting: Value for Life
  • Élan Hair Design: The UK’s most eco-friendly hair salon
  • Greenco Water: PAK FLAT Tanks – Designed In Australia, Made For The World
  • Sindicatum: Sindicatum sustainable resources’ renewco initiative
  • Sphere-E: Leadership Software  To Support Sustainable Purchasing Globally
  • Troldtekt: Business Strategy Based on Cradle to Cradle Principles

Best Social Enterprise

  • Ecova: Results Through Responsibility
  • Aga Khan Planning and Building Service:  Pakistan’s (AKPBS,P) Building and Construction Improvement Programme (BACIP)
  • Carbon Tracker: Carbon Tracker Initiative Limited (CTIL)
  • CFS2: Ethical Financial Inclusion
  • Collective Leadership : The Collective Leadership Institute - Scaling-up effectiveness of cross-sector collaboration
  • Good World Solutions:  Labor Link by Good World Solutions
  • Kosovo Energy Distribution and Supply Company: Launching an academy for job for unemployment reduction
  • MissionHUB: Mission HUB
  • SunPower Corporation: Solar Service Station (3S):Providing lighting and livelihoods
  • Pertamina EP Asset 5 Tarakan Field: Seizes Adipura, Keeps Citizens Welfare & Builds Environmentally Conscious Generation


Best CR Report

  • Coca Cola China: Coca-Cola China Sustainability Report 2012-2013
  • Olam International: Demonstrating Connectivity in The Landscape
  • City Developments Limited: Creating Value For the Future
  • H&M: H&M Conscious Actions Sustainability Report 2014
  • Lloyds Banking Group: Lloyds Banking Group
  • Merck & Co., Inc USA: Merck CR 2013
  • MTR Corporation: Life of The City
  • Novelis: Adding More Aluminium: Creating Value
  • WPP: WPP’s' Sustainability Report'
  • Globe Telecom: Let’s create a wonderful world
  • Brisa Bridgestone: sustainability journey
  • My Climate: The one and only

Best Integrated Report

  • AkzoNobel:  Creating Value
  • UniCredit: Best Integrated Report
  • The Crown Estate: A three-year journey towards integrated reporting and thinking
  • Swedfund International AB: Sustainable Business
  • Santander Brazil: Annual Report
  • Munich Airport: Strengths ‐ Munich Airport Annual Integrated Report 2014

Best Corporate Communications

  • ABN AMRO: ABN AMRO Sustainable Diamond Jewellery Guide
  • Carbon Tracker: Carbon Tracker Initiative Limited (CTIL)
  • Globe Telecom: Project 1 Phone
  • Kosovo Energy Distribution and Supply Company: Good communication leads to a good corporate reputation
  • SM Prime Holdings: SM Cares Communication Campaign
  • WBCSD: Reporting Matters

Best Consumer Engagement Campaign

  • Gas Natural Fenosa: Cinergía: the project that takes energy efficiency to the cinema
  • Globe Telecom: Project 1 Phone
  • Guinness Anchor Berhad: Drink Sensibly (DS) Festive Campaign 
  • Telefónica O2: Engaging customers in sustainability through transparency and choice
  • TTNT: EngelsizTivibu/ Accessible Tivibu
  • Turkcell: The life is beautiful when you share the same language
  • WWF: Thailand’s Campaign: “Chor Chang Can Save Elephants”

Value Chain

Best Supplier Engagement

  • East of England Coop: Sourced Locally
  • GSK: GSK’s Supplier Sustainability Programme
  • KPMG UK: Sustainable Procurement Programme 
  • Scania Latin America: A Greener Supply Chain Through Innovation and Simplicity
  • Together for Sustainability: A joint initiative to create benchmarks for sustainable supply chains

Best B2B Partnership

  • Starwood and Coca Cola: Starwood and Coca-Cola Sustainability Partnership
  • Telefónica O2:  GoThinkBig
  • Jaguar Land Rover and Novelis: A true leader in the circular economy is focused not on transforming one business but an entire marketplace.
  • GrowCocoa: A partnership between Olam International and The Blommer Chocolate Co.
  • Agility: Logistics Emergency Teams
  • Santander: Santander and Coopercitrus partnership

Best Business/NGO Partnership

  • Bloomberg and SASB: Sustainable Finance and Market Transparency 
  • Chemonics International Inc: Building Shared Value through Innovative Partnerships inColombian Gold Mining
  • The Cooperative Group and The One Foundation: Improving health and livelihoods through access to safe, clean water
  • Vodafone & Labor Link: Vodafone & Labor Link by Good World Solutions
  • The Hershey Company: Project Peanut Butter – From Saving Lives To Energizing Learning in Rural Ghana
  • KPMG and Citizens UK:  Living Wage Foundation Partnership
  • RBS: Accessible Card – responding to the needs of our customers and stakeholders
  • Resolute Forest products: Lasting Collaborations with First Nations
  • Starwood and Clean the World (CTW): Starwood and Clean the World (CTW) Sustainability Partnership
  • Turkcell and Young Guru Academy (YGA): Turkcell My Dream Partner
  • Barclays and Unicef: Building Young Futures, Barclays and UNICEF
  • UPS Foundation: UPS Links Advanced Tracking Technology with Global Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Most Effective Domestic Community Investment

  • Backus SAB Miller: Making Progress Together
  • GE Foundation: Developing Futures™
  • Neustar: Neustar and Everfi Partner to Deliver My Digital Life Literacy Program
  • Roshan: Building the Future-Roshan’s School Construction Initiative
  • PepsiCo: PepsiCo’s Food for Good Program
  • SM Prime Holdings: SM Cares housing project for the survivors of typhoon Haiyan
  • Optus Pty Limited: Optus and The Smith Family – student2student mobile program

Most Effective International Community Investment

  • Barclays, Plan UK and CARE UK: Banking on Change
  • Digicel: Improving Education in Haiti - the 150 schools initiative
  • The Old Mutual: ‘On The Money’
  • UPS: UPS Supply Chain Coalitions Address Urgent Needs for Ebola Health Workers
  • Vestergaard: LifeStraw Follow the Litters
  • Primark: Primark – Financial literacy and inclusion in Bangladesh
  • Limak Kosovo International Airport (LKIA): What better success can a corporate responsibility initiative have than making social impact in an area that fits with its business? 
  • The Hershey Company: CocoaLink:  Connecting Cocoa Communities


Best Employee Engagement

  • Globe: Let’s create wonderful work
  • Jeronimo Martins: Water and Energy  Teams
  • Timberland: Engaging Timberland Employees on a Path of Service
  • Ecova: Corporate Responsibility at Ecova: A Team Effort
  • AkzoNobel: Internal Engagement for Planet Possible
  • OMV: OMV Group - Employees’ Sustainability Engagement (EE)

Head of Sustainability of the Year

  • Firmenich: Bérangère Magarinos-Ruchat
  • Mott MacDonald: Davide Stronati
  • Telefónica O2: Bill Eyres
  • Yes Bank: Namita Vikas

CEO of the Year

  • The Hershey Company: John P. Bilbrey
  • Roshan: Karim Khoja
  • Telefónica O2: Ronan Dunne
  • Yes Bank: Mr. Rana Kapoor

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!


  • 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

Past Winners at the Responsible Business Awards

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

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Elina Yumasheva

Elina Yumasheva

Global Project Director
Ethical Corporation