2018 Categories and Application Packs

The 2018 Responsible Business Awards.

By recognising and rewarding such commitment, we aim to inspire others and deepen the growing culture of corporate responsibility in Northern Ireland. Corporate responsibility is a key differentiator for organisations of all sizes and across all sectors, particularly in the current climate.


Awards Dates
Showcase and Share Breakfast 9 January 2018
Closing Date for entries 23 February 2018
Early Bird rate ends 30 March 2018
Shortlisting 9 – 23 March 2018
Shortlist released 30 March 2018
Judging 24 and 25 April 2018
Gala Night 24 May 2018

2018 Categories

Belfast city Airport logoNI Responsible Company of the Year Award

Sponsored by George Best Belfast City Airport

For the company that best demonstrates positive impacts across its people, the planet and the places where it operates and advocates the benefits to encourage others to follow

Entry to this category is open only to companies that have achieved CORE: The Standard for Responsible Business and Business in the Community will directly invite all those that are eligible to enter.

Find out more about CORE


Building Stronger Communities Award

Available for sponsorship

For the organisation that best demonstrates a positive impact on communities through investing its time, resources and expertise to tackle disadvantage

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Digital Champion

Sponsored by Fujitsu

For the organisation that best uses innovative, digital solutions to tackle environmental and social challenges

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Diversity & Inclusion Award

Sponsored by Barclays

For the organisation that best demonstrates excellence in creating and developing a diverse and inclusive workplace which offers opportunities for all

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Allen and OveryEducation Award

Sponsored by Allen & Overy

For the organisation that best demonstrates how its actions have helped raise the aspirations and achievements of young people (aged 4-19) through a solid business education partnership

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Belfast Harbour stack for websiteEmployability Champion Award

Sponsored by Belfast Harbour

For the organisation that best supports unemployed people by addressing employment across Northern Ireland through a wide range of initiatives

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Arthur Cox logoEnvironmental Leadership Award

Sponsored by Arthur Cox

For the organisation that best demonstrates significant commitment and contribution to environmental sustainability in Northern Ireland through an initiative or its activities

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Marketplace Leadership Award

Available for sponsorship

Recognising organisations that are developing innovative products or services that inspire responsible customer behaviour and encourage more sustainable lifestyles

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One-to-Watch Award

Sponsored by Survitec

For a *recently joined Business in the Community member that has made significant progress in the development and implementation of its CR strategy. *This category is open to members who joined from January 2016 onwards only.

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Wellbeing at Work Award

Available for sponsorship

For the organisation that demonstrates excellence in inspiring and supporting its employees to prioritise their health and wellbeing and embrace positive lifestyle choices

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Resources

Hints and tips on completing your application

21 November 2017

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