We’re delighted to announce the following companies have been shortlisted:

Below is list of companies shortlisted for 2020 Reuters Responsible Business Awards. From nearly 500 entries from across the globe, judges have selected the following companies as demonstrating leadership in the selected categories. This year’s Awards Ceremony is taking place virtually, 8-9th October, and is free to attend. Click here to confirm your ticket to this year’s Awards and learn what it takes to be a leader in Responsible Business

2020 Shortlist

Business Transformation Award

Business must change... Our planet is on the brink of irreversible collapse and increasingly society expect companies to lead and address these social and environmental challenges. This award will reward companies that have embraced innovative opportunities to develop a sustainable business model for the future.


DOW
Hoopp
Intel
NatWest Group
Snam
Stanley Black & Decker
The Guardian

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2020 Shortlist

Sustainability Innovation Award

The award will go out to companies that have developed innovation in a sustainability initiative or project that has been enabled by technology. This award will celebrate innovation which puts sustainability at the heart of a project. Innovation means any environmental, social or financial consideration has been generated from research into commercialisation.


BSI
Formula 1
Kraft
Maersk
TES
TREEDOM
UPS
XAG

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2020 Shortlist

Business Leader Award

This award celebrates an outstanding business leader that has demonstrated pioneering, inspiring, motivational and passionate leadership, clear commitment to long-term impacts and/or a commitment to a sustainable future. Entries will be considered over a 2 to 5 year timescale, but activity during 2018-19 must be demonstrated.


City Developments Limited (CDL)
Chipotle
Digicel
FPH a Lopex Group
Goldman Sachs
Nutreco
PAX World Funds
Walgreens Boots Alliance

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2020 Shortlist

Partnership Of The Year

This award will recognise innovative partnerships that are transforming the operations and outputs of either a business and/or industry towards higher levels of environmental or social responsibility.


Aberdeen Standard Investments
Business for Nature
Coca-Cola
Goldman Sachs
NatWest Group
Severntrent

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2020 Shortlist

Clean Energy Transition Award

To meet the 1.5-Degree target requires ambitious investments and innovations in new clean technologies. The award will go out to companies that have developed innovation in a clean energy initiative or project that has been enabled by technology. This award will celebrate an ambitious strategy which embraces the net-zero mindset and is taking a lead in addressing carbon-impacts across its value chain. Entries will be considered over a 2 to 5 year timescale, but activity during 2018-19 must be demonstrated


Energy Vault
Interenergy
Kimberley-Clark
Octopus Energy
Renew Power
T-Mobile

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2020 Shortlist

Circular Innovation Award

The award will go out to companies that have developed innovation in a circular initiative or project that has been enabled by technology. This award will celebrate innovation which moves the company from a linear to a circular model. Innovation means any environmental, social or financial consideration has been generated from research into commercialisation.


DOW
Ellen Macarthur Foundation
Kimberly Clark
NatWest Group
Terracycle
TES

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2020 Shortlist

Responsible Supply Chain Award

This category will reward any initiative or project showcasing how social and environmental risks are being managed and monitored in the supply chain through technology. It will highlight how this is both benefitting the company and its suppliers by improving transparency. Entries will be considered over a 2 to 5 year timescale, but activity during 2018-19 must be demonstrated


Austral Fisheries
Gar
Olam
Outland Denim
VF Corporation

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2020 Shortlist

Reporting and Transparency Award

This award will go out to companies that have demonstrated honest, transparent disclosure on both negative and positive impacts through their sustainability reporting process. It will showcase leading strategies showcasing transparency in core business operations and across the value chain. Companies should verify which reporting standard/ verification/ framework is used.


Evonik
Grove Collaborative
Nutreco
Teck
Telus
Vancity
Verizon

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2020 Shortlist

SDG Impact Award

This award will recognise a company initiative or campaign which is best aligning impact to the SDGs and sets industry-leading standards as a company. Entries must demonstrate measurable impact on the Global Goals.


Al-Dabbagh
ADM
Goldman Sachs
Mary Kay
McKinsey & Company
Samsung
SINGAPORE SUSTAINABILITY ACADEMY (SSA)
Thai Union

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2020 Shortlist

Social Impact Award

This award rewards how companies can be a force for good on social impact. This award will go to a project or initiative that has best demonstrated measurable impact positive change through deploying technology or innovation. Entries will be considered over a 2 to 5 year timescale, but activity during 2018-19 must be demonstrated


Aerofarms
AVIVA
Closing the Loop
CloudFlare
LAFARGE
McKinsey & Company
Verizon
Qualcomm
XAG

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2020 Shortlist

Purpose-Driven Communications Award

This category recognises any communications initiative – whether an internal engagement initiative, online marketing or social media campaign – which has delivered measurable change among a key stakeholder group which has delivered positive and impactful change.


Aflac
AVIVA
BT
Chipotle
DBS
Goldman Sachs
Octopus Energy
Walgreens Boots Alliance

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2020 Shortlist

D&I Leader

This award rewards how companies can be a force for good with employees. This award will go to a project or initiative that has best demonstrated measurable impact and investment in diversity strategy from the boardroom to middle management to new recruits.


ABN Amro
ADM
Cadence
Saitex
Standard Life Aberdeen

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