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The World’s Leading Celebration Of Responsible Business Excellence

100,000+ Global reach

15 Categories

350+ Awards attendees

The world’s leading awards to celebrate responsible business excellence – Reuters Event’s Responsible Business Awards are back for 2020! These awards are truly global. We welcome applications from businesses of all size, all over the world. Our Awards recognise and celebrate the most innovative companies internationally and nationally. 

  • SHOWCASE LEADERSHIP in transitioning business to a more sustainable future
  • BRING AWARENESS to your innovative and pioneering initiatives
  • ENHANCE YOUR REPUTATION and build trust with key stakeholders
  • BENCHMARK YOUR PERFORMANCE with 400+ world’s leading organisations
  • REWARD YOUR TEAM for their hard work and make them proud employees

The Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards are the world’s leading Awards celebrating leadership in sustainable business. It's more than acknowledging excellent sustainability strategies. The Responsible Business Awards recognise those that are truly having an impact on business, society and the environment – delivering a new blueprint for business in the 21st Century

2020 is a pivotal year for business, business needs to step up ambitions to tackle and adapt to the changing climate. We need action. New ways of collaborating. New business models. New forms of investments.

Be part of Responsible Business Awards 2020 and showcase leadership among the leading businesses from across the globe

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Key dates for your diary

Nominations open mid March

2020 Nominations Close Friday 12th June

2020 Finalists announced 10th July

2020 Awards ceremony 8th October

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Winners for 2019

2020 Categories

Last year we saw a rise of 30% of nominations due to our revamped categories. We are excited to continue celebrating and rewarding every aspect of transformative business, ensuring you’ll find the project worth showcasing, including:

  • Business Transformation Award
  • Sustainability Innovation Award
  • Business Leader Award
  • Partnership of The Year
  • Clean Energy Transition Award
  • Circular Innovation Award
  • Responsible Supply Chain Award
  • Reporting and Transparency Award
  • SDG Impact Award
  • Social Impact award
  • Purpose-Driven Communications Award
  • D&I Leader
  • Responsible Business Honouree Award
  • Plus many more…

Category Sponsorship – Exclusive Brand Exposure

Our category sponsorships at the world-renowned Responsible Business Awards are exclusive!

Only one company can sponsor a category, meaning it will give you the ultimate exposure to have your company and solution affiliated with excellence in responsible business.

There are 15 categories to choose from purpose led communications, clean energy, responsible investment to reporting and transparency. Reflecting on the need for businesses today to drive transformational change in their industry, align strategy to the SDGs and build a dialogue with investors.

Category sponsorships offer the rare and exclusive chance to have your brand associated with the winners and finalists + presenting the Award on the night, a photo opportunity, marketing presence and much more…

2019 Sponsors

Business Transformation


SGD Impact


Purpose-Driven Communications sponsor


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Key dates

2020 Awards Nominations Open
mid March 2020

2020 Nominations Close
Friday 12th June 2020

2020 Finalists announced
10th July 2020

2020 Awards ceremony
8th October 2020

Join the world’s best in corporate responsibility and sustainability

Our Responsible Business Awards recognise the leading sustainable and responsible business strategies the world over. We look to put the limelight on truly innovative strategies that are pushing forward the boundary of corporate responsibility and sustainability. Winners of our Awards span the globe, and in just the past two years we've seen 32 winning entrants from 18 different countries - as highlighted below:

World Map

Our Track-Record of Proven Success


Number one Awards and celebration 1. for business professionals from across the globe delivering new the new blueprint for business in the 21st Century


Global reach: All winners and highly-commended will receive coverage of their initiatives through our internally-renowned magazine, website and social channels – over 100k global community!


A night to remember: Over 350 leading business executives from around the world meet to celebrate and share new innovative ways to deliver the decade of action

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2020 Judges

Christine Diamente

Christine Diamente

Head of BrandTitle

Oliver Balch
The Guardian

Oliver Balch


Sally Uren
Forum for the Future

Sally Uren

Chief Executive

Liam Dowd
Ethical Corporation

Liam Dowd

Managing Director

Terry Slavin
Ethical Corporation

Terry Slavin


Helle Bank Jørgensen
Competent Boards

Helle Bank Jørgensen


Janice Lao
The Hong King and Shanghai Hotels

Janice Lao

Director - Corporate and Sustainability

Vicky Sins
World Benchmarking Alliance

Vicky Sins

Lead Climate and Energy

Daniel Neale
World Benchmarking Alliance

Daniel Neale

Lead - Social Transformation

Delphine Gibassier

Delphine Gibassier

Associate Professor of Accounting for Sustainable Development

Like to know more?

If you’ve a question left unanswered, or would like more information, get in touch with me using the below contact details:

Krina Amin

Krina Amin

Head of Strategy
Ethical Corporation

Phone: +44 (0) 207 375 7508

Phone (US): +1800 814 3459 x 7508


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