Best ESG innovation/ project – Nomination Form

Scores will be allocated to different sections on a weighted basis and will add up to a total possible score of 100. The key areas that scores will be allocated to and that should be elaborated on in your application for this category are as follows:

A. Background (10 points): Please explain why and how the company which carried out the nominated project has decided to address sustainability within the organisation or through its products/services. Please include a brief profile of your company’s environmental footprint, including Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions (if collected) and a description of what the biggest environmental challenges facing your company are, and/or what the biggest challenges are for the sector your company is providing products/services for.

B. Concept and Delivery (20 points): Please outline the project in your relevant area which was delivered (or continued) in the adjudication period. Please detail the formation of the initial concept and the subsequent delivery. This can be an internal project that demonstrates the efforts to reduce yout organisation’s environmental footprint, or it can be project around the delivery of your company’s products/services that is helping customers reduce their environmental footrprints. Please include any relevant data to support your claims.

C. Governance and reporting (20 points): Please explain how the project was managed and measured from an environmental perspective, with a view to delivering real environmental benefits and measuring those benefits.

D. Outcomes and impacts (20 points): Please outline any positive outcomes or measurable impacts from the nominated project. Please include data, graphs, testimony or any other relevant information that demonstrates the measurable sustainability outcomes of your project. Data from previous years can be included to demonstrate progress, as long as data from the adjudication period is also included. Please ensure any data around carbon intensity improvements is also accompanied by total emissions data. Please ensure any emissions offsets programmes are dealt with separately to actual emissions reductions.

E. Overcoming challenges (20 points): Please outline how the nominated project identified specific challenges and worked to overcome them.

G.  Plans for the future (10 points): Please outline how the project will continue to deliver benefits into the future, or may be used as a model for other projects within the company.

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