The judging process for 2016

Our judges are board level business and industry experts who have extensive knowledge of the issue covered by the category in question.  Joining the panel as the sixth judge is a member of Business in the Community’s Youth Advisory Panel.

Award entrants find out week commencing 11 April if they have been selected to go through to the Judging stage, and these Award Finalists will be invited to present to this judging panel in central London (dates and location listed below).

The Finalists will present to the Judging panel on why they should be the winning entry. A maximum of three presenters will be allowed in the room, and we recommend you bring:

  • A senior executive (past Finalists usually bring their CEO or a Board member) - who can demonstrate senior buy-in and how responsible business is embedded in the company;

  • The main programme practitioner - who can talk in depth about the programme/activity;

  • A beneficiary or partner - who can talk specifically at first-hand about the impact of your activities.

Hold the date in the presenter's calendar

Date       Category Venue
10 May The Employment for Excluded Groups Award
The Samworth Brothers Rural Action Award
The UPS International Disaster Relief Award, supported by UK DFID
Hosted by Hogan Lovells, central London
11 May The Asda Environmental Leadership Award
The Championing an Ageing Workforce Award
The Education Award
12 May The Bupa Wellbeing at Work Award
The Experian Building Stronger Communities Award
The Unilever Global Development Award, supported by Business Fights Poverty
The Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award
7 June BITC's Responsible Business of the Year Award

Hosted by Fujitsu, central London

Hear from previous contestants

We really appreciate the feedback. It's very helpful and will mean that we can further improve upon our application next time.

- Pollinate Energy

The judges’ comments were so powerful, they’ve been really well utilised internally and externally. We’ve quoted them as a powerful message about what the business stands for and what it means for people, in a nutshell.

- Lakeside

This year's winners

Watch the stories and read the case studies of all our winners of the Responsible Business Awards 2016 on our Winners' Portal.

See what it will take to become a winner in 2017...

Key contact

Gunther Jancke
Head of Awards

T: + 44 (0)20 7566 8735

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