Monday, July 21, 2014

Responsible Business Awards: 2014 Ethical Corp Awards Shortlist

Ethical Corporation nominees for the 5th annual Responsible Business Awards was drawn from nearly 400 entries. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony dinner in London on the 29th of September. A total of 91 nominees have been shortlisted for the 2014 awards.

Ethical Corporation provides business intelligence for sustainability to more than 3,000 multinational companies every year. We publish the leading responsible business magazine, website, and research reports. Our conferences are widely recognised as the best in the field of corporate responsibility and sustainability.

The 2014 shortlist includes:

BEST EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Seventh Generation – LEAD w/Values
Procter & Gamble – Fabric Care
Dell – Dell’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and employee engagement
Bacardi Limited – How Bacardi Limited engages its global employees in sustainability and CR
TD Bank – The 4Hs of Environmental Engagement
Hong-Kong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH) – Be an inspiration – HSH Group Corporate Responsibility Video-making contest
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) – How AB InBev is empowering colleagues to reduce environmental impact across 25 countries and its supply chain
Iatu Unibanco – Financial Education at Iatu Unibanco: a challenge that begins at home

SUSTAINABILITY COMMERCIALISED

B&Q – One planet home program
MBA Polymers – Sustainable Polymer Technology
Natura – SOU: Why do you need what you don’t need?
Wheelabrator – Green Steam Keeps the Linens Clean
Kebony – The Sustainable Alternative To Tropical Hardwood
Ecolab – Ecolab: Partnering to solve global challenges, sustainably
Net-Works - Net-Works: good for people, the environment and business
GXT Green - GXT Green ECOgrade Degradable, Sustainable, Carryout bags
PureCircle – Empowering the food and beverage industry to drive down impacts through sustainable “better-for-you” ingredient choice

BEST PRIVATE COMPANY

Roshan – A Changemaker in 2014
MARS INCORPORATED
Bankinter – “Tic, Tac, Toe” Sustainability Project
Bacardi Limited – Bacardi Launches Good Spirited; Building a Sustainable Future
SC Johnson – SC Johnson’s journey to zero landfill

BEST SME

The Mad Monkey Hostel – Social Responsibility As A Core Business Driver
GXT Green – GXT Green and ECOgrade Degradable Bags
Intex Solutions
MBA Polymers – Sustainable Polymer Technology
Elan Hair Design – The UK’s most eco-friendly hair salon

BEST SUPPLIER ENGAGEMENT

Nestle – Responsible Sourcing at Nestle
Blackmores – Blackmores Fish Oil Sourcing
Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Ltd (GIIL) – Advisory Function Support of the On-farm Open Source Program
Woolworths – Enterprise development: Farming for the future
Vodafone – best supplier engagement
Lockheed Martin - Lockheed Martin’s Sustainable Supply Chain Management

BEST SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

Coca-Cola Icecek - Coca-Cola Icecek 2012 Sustainability Report
H&M – H&M Sustainability Report 2013
The Maersk Group - The Maersk Group’s Sustainability Report 2013
GE – GE Sustainability Report 2013
Legal & General – Housing, Health and Later life matters
Merck – Merck 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report
Nestle – Nestle in Society: Creating Shared Value and meeting our commitments 2013
Nike – FY12/13 Sustainable Business Performance Summary
Deutsche Telekom – We take responsibility – CR Report 2013
The Co-operative - Sustainability Report 2013

BEST B2B PARTNERSHIP

MARS INCORPORATED – Mesquite Creek Wind Farm
Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Ltd (GIIL) - GIIL and Baileys Sustainable Cream Initiative
Agility – A Partner in Logistics Emergency Teams (LETs)
Zip Xpress – Haworth/Zip Xpress

BEST BUSINESS/ NGO PARTNERSHIP

Marks and Spencer and Good World Solutions – Leveraging mobile technology for real-time supply chain transparency Shell and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Woolworths and WWF-SA partnerships: Sustainable business initiative
Barclays and Care and Plan UK - Banking on Change
Interface and Zoological Society of London – Net-Works: delivering social, economic and environmental benefits to the Philippines
Central England Cooperative and Saffron Lane Neighbourhood Council
Starwood Hotels & Resorts and UNICEF – ‘Check Out for Children’
B&Q and BioRegional and The Sylva Foundation - Good Woods
Turk Telekom (TT) and Bogazici University GETEM and Assistive Technology and Education Laboratory – Books on the phone
SM Prime Holdings – Sensory Friendly Movies

MOST EFFECTIVE DOMESTIC COMMUNITY INVESTMENT

Sky Academy Skills Studios
Mondelez International – Health for Life
Pure Leapfrog - Pure Leapfrog Community Energy Fund – Moving IRR to SRR
TTNET – Internet4All
PT Bumi Resources – The Self-Reliant Villages Program
Turkcell – “Women Empowerment in Economy” (WEE) project
PT Pertamina EP – Community Investment as Competitive Advantage of PT Pertamina EP Subang Field
Tropicalia – The Accidental Girlfriends
Votorantim Metais – The Future in our Hands: a project with a focus on qualification and inclusion of the youth in the labor market

MOST EFFECTIVE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY INVESTMENT

Aviva – Aviva sets the standard for improving lives whilst tackling climate change KPMG – KPMG’s BRIGHT Programme Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) – A fair Deal for Sierra Leone Twinnings – Improving Health, Nutrition and Promoting a Protective Environment for Adolescent Girls on Assam Tea Estates HP – HP LIFE e-Learning
Vimpelcom – Most Effective International Investment Vimpelcom
Monsoon – Barabanki Weavers Project
Tetra Pak – Supporting small holder milk farmers in Bangladesh through the Dairy Hub model
The Co-operative – going ‘beyond Fairtrade’

BEST CONSUMER ENGAGEMENT CAMPAIGN (SOCIAL MEDIA AND TRADITIONAL)

CVS Caremark – CVS Quits
Sky – Sky Rainforest Rescue
B&Q – Great British Bee Count – Smart Phone App (B&Q and Friends of the Earth)
Santander – Reduza e Compense CO2
Racold Thermo – Racold Switch2Green Fashion Revolution – Fashion Revolution

HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY OF THE YEAR

Wembley Stadium, James Huartson
B&Q, Matt Sexton
YES BANK, Namita Vikas
Natura Ecoparque, João Mocelin
PureCircle, Ajay Chandran
CEO OF THE YEAR

Seventh Generation, John LeBourveau
ITC Hotels, Nakul Anand
Roshan, Karim Khoja
YES BANK, Rana Kapoor
Zip Xpress, Dina McKnight
Southwest Airlines, Gary Kelly

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