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 the nominated person works for has decided to address equality and inclusivity. Please include a brief profile for the company and what the biggest challenges are for the sector in addressing equality and inclusivity.
B. Leadership, culture and governance (20 points): Please outline how the nominated person has demonstrated leadership in their work. This can be through leadership style, impact on company culture, embedding of social and equality governance in an organisation, or communicating the company’s equality message internally or externally.
C. Key Projects (20 points): Please detail any project(s) that demonstrates the nominated person’s leadership on social and equality issues, and how the project(s) has further the company’s social ambitions and goals.
D. Outcomes and impacts (20 points): Please outline any positive outcomes or measurable impacts delivered as a result of the nominated person’s leadership. Please include any relevant information that demonstrates the impact the nominated leader has had on the equality agenda. Information from previous years can be included to demonstrate progress, as long as information from the adjudication period is also included.
E. Overcoming challenges (20 points): Please outline how the nominated person has identified specific challenges in delivering better equality outcomes for the company, and how he/she has worked to overcome them.
G. Testimony (10 points): Please include short testimony from at least 3 separate parties, from within or outside the company, citing the reasons why this person should be awarded sustainable business leader in this year’s awards.
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