Choose a category and enter

The 2016 Responsible Business Awards are now closed for entries.

Open to all businesses of any size, any scale and any sector, the award categories address a wide range of issues that are essential to creating a fairer society and a more sustainable future.

Unsure which category to enter? Contact the awards team at

Companies based solely in Wales, Northern Ireland or Scotland may also want to enter the country-specific awards.

Recognising UK school-business programmes that are working to prevent social background predicting a young person’s success at school and beyond. Read more
Recognising businesses that support young people on their journey to a successful working life. Read more
Recognising business initiatives investing time, money, skills and resources to deliver long term social and economic benefits to their communities. Read more
Recognising businesses that support rural communities to maintain a vibrant, sustainable and prosperous economy for the benefit of future generations. Read more
Recognising those that are growing their business value through better resource management, valuing nature and/or tackling climate change. Read more
Recognising businesses that position employee wellbeing and engagement as strategic boardroom issues. Read more
Recognising businesses that are adapting for the future in responding to our ageing population and intergenerational workplaces. Read more
Recognising business’ unique contribution to addressing international disasters, helping communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. Read more
Recognising businesses that can demonstrate positive impact against one or more of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Read more
Recognising businesses that are supporting people from excluded groups into employment and/or improving their employability skills. Read more
Recognising businesses that are creating long-term value whilst integrating the sustainability issues most critical to their business. Read more
Profile your award achievement to your stakeholders for two more years by simply reaccrediting your success. If your business was successful in 2015, or reaccredited a 2014 award last year, you can apply for a reaccreditation in 2016. Read more