The Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year award honors an organization’s contribution to both reducing its carbon footprint and improving society through equity, diversity and inclusion, sustainability and resiliency. It recognizes a specific program or project that breaks down traditional barriers and inspires action on sustainability issues, including setting carbon reduction targets, reducing emissions, prioritizing workforce diversity of external projects, and helping its suppliers achieve sustainability goals through resources and trainings.
Business Network board members, Awards Committee, and jurors are ineligible to submit for individual awards during their terms of service. Their company is still permitted to submit a nomination, in which case the individual Board member, committee member, or juror will be recused from judging for that category.
Application materials must be submitted as a single PDF file via the online portal. You can use the Submission Template or create your own document for submission. Each page must include the entry category, project title (as applicable), and page number at the top. Use 12-point Times New Roman font, single space. The Award Application submission should include:
All applicants will be judged solely on their submitted materials.