As a minimum requirement, we expect applicants to follow these statutory requirements and meet relevant national and international accreditation standards.
The judges are asked consider the following:
1. CSR Benefit
Does the entry identify clear CSR benefit?
2. Degree of originality/innovation
New or novel solutions to problems?
3. Commitment of the entrants
Involvement of relevant stakeholders and employees
Have staff demonstrated their commitment?
4. Social Benefit
Have communities or areas benefited?
5. Economic Benefit
Have reductions or savings been achieved?
6. Evidence of measurable impact/benefits
(environmental, social and financial)
Are the theories supported by measurable improvements?
7. Future expansion of the scheme
How do they intend to move forward?
Can others adopt the procedures to their own benefit?
Other factors that merit additional points include:
Component of continual improvement and sustainable approach
Demonstrable programme for promotion and dissemination of the work
We award Gold, Silver and Bronze trophies to the first three in each category.