CSR Initiative of the Year
The award is open to any company whose procurement function is contributing to the welfare of local communities. Among other forms of CSR initiatives, this can range from involvement with community projects, raising funds, or encouraging the active involvement of the community in special projects.
If your entry relates to a project/initiative that demonstrates a reduction in the impact on the environment as result of efforts in procurement or the supply chain, please enter ‘Green Procurement Project of the Year’.
Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying particular attention to the criteria listed below.
Planning and strategy: What is the CSR initiative? Why was this initiative started?
Initiative implementation: What strategy was undertaken to achieve the project’s aims and objectives?
Project Excellence: Explain why you feel this project deserves special recognition for this award?
Challenges: Explain challenges that were experienced and how they were overcome, and the successes achieved. What lessons were learned?
Benefit to the community: How has the project contributed to its surrounding environment or community? What will be the impact for the daily lives of the community?
Personnel Development: How has the initiative contributed to the development of the company’s employees and reputation?