Award Categories

The world is facing climate challenges and ecological fragility, and with growing demand on natural resources it is more important now than ever that we act to bring about a more sustainable approach to development. The winner of this award will be the organisation that has judge to have run the most effective campaign in addressing environmental issues.

  • Judges will be looking for examples of long-term sustainable campaigns that seek to;
  • Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.
  • Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and stop biodiversity loss.
  • Ensure sustainable consumption and production practices and reduce waste along the supply chain.
  • Educate and raise awareness of climate change and its impacts.
  • Promote access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and clean energy for all.

Education is a leading source of inequality in the world, it is crucial that people are provided the resources to be able to achieve their full potential. The winner of this award will be the organisation that’s campaign has been judged to have had the greatest effect on reducing inequality in education.

Judges will be looking for examples of long-term sustainable campaigns that seek to;

  • Improve access to education for member of less developed communities
  • Eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education.
  • Use innovation to improve quality of teaching techniques
  • Build and upgrade education facilities that are inclusive and effective learning environments for all.
  • Increase the availability of courses that promote relevant technical and vocational skills.

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. While over the last decade great strives have been made to improve gender inequality and further women’s rights. There is still a long way to go. The award will be presented to the organisation that taken the greatest steps to empower women and address gender imbalance in society.

Judges will be looking for examples of long-term sustainable campaigns that seek to;

  • End any forms of discrimination against all women and girls.
  • Promote and train women for leadership roles.
  • Give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over
  • land and other forms of property.
  • Raise awareness of gender inequality in society.

Around the world people are spending an increase proportion of their lives in a work environment. For this reason, creating a diverse and inclusive environment while promoting a round and fulfilling experience for employees is of great importance. The winner of this award will be the organisation that can demonstrate the most significant attempts to provide the best possible working environment.

Judges will be looking for examples of programs and initiatives that seek to;

  • Increase inclusive practices and promote diversity through the organisation.
  • Encourage employees to volunteer and achieve a level of self-actualisation.
  • Train, mentor and motivate employees to attain their full potential.
  • Advance the physical and mental wellbeing of employees.

While global poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 2000, one in ten people in developing regions are still living with their families on less than the international poverty line of US$1.90 a day. A determined effort is still required to defeat society’s greatest injustice. The award will go to the organisation that has run the most successful campaign in the fight against poverty.

Judges will be looking for examples of long-term sustainable campaigns that seek to;

  • Raise the living standards and improve access to basic services of communities in less developed regions.
  • Reduce hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition in less developed regions.
  • Reduce the impact of disasters, while advancing efforts for recovery.
  • Maximize the value passed down the supply chain especially in the case of small scale producers, to ensure a stable living income.
  • Achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all.

Community and culture are the two pillars that enable us to live a rich human experience. The winner of this award will be the organization that has gone to the greatest length to foster a sense of community or promote cultural activities.

Judges will be looking for examples of programs and initiatives that seek to;

  • Advance and safeguard cultural activities including art, sport and music.
  • Increase cross-cultural exchange, develop an international community and promote international cooperation.
  • Encourage and promote effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships, building on the experience and resourcing strategies of partnerships.
  • Build out local communities and support networks.

Many more people today are living healthier lives than in the past decade. Nevertheless, people are still suffering needlessly from preventable diseases, and too many are dying prematurely. Overcoming disease and ill health will require concerted and sustained efforts, focusing on population groups and regions that have been neglected. The award will be won by the organisation that has demonstrated the greatest long-term impact on health and wellbeing.

Judges will be looking for examples of long-term sustainable campaigns that seek to;

  • Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all
  • Increase access to healthcare in regions that lack adequate resources.
  • Inform and educate on disease prevention, mental health awareness, substance abuse and avoidance, and positive healthy lifestyle choices.
  • Support the research and development of vaccines and medicines for the communicable and non-communicable diseases that primarily affect developing countries.