20 September 2019 | The Brewery, London

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The IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards comprise 16 categories for organisations and three categories for individuals. Organisations of all sizes and from all sectors are eligible to enter: from sole traders to multinationals, from private enterprise to public sector and all others in between. The categories are designed to reflect a cross section of those in the sustainability industry contributing to expert practices and award worthy work. The 2019 IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 to 1 May 2019.

The Awards entry deadline is Friday 26 April 2019.

Organisation Awards

This award is open to any in-house environment and sustainability team of two or more people, a cross-functional or cross-organisational project team that has delivered a strong sustainability impact for their organisations or projects.

Judges will be looking for teams with innovative approaches and strategy, those that have won recognition and trust from the leadership of their organisation, with stand-out talents and skills and particularly those with a strong collaborative synergy.

The IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award will reward positive approaches to training and development and innovative ways of up-skilling, enabling and rewarding people in the organisation. This category encompasses initiatives and step changes that have been created, developed and have produced enhanced results within the organisation as well providing an inspiring and motivating example of people management.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award will be presented to the organisation or team (or individual) responsible for delivering a project or campaign (from any sector) that has proven to deliver exceptional environmental sustainability outcomes via innovative approaches and engagement, communications and collaboration. This campaign can be external or internal communication that has seen significant uptake and successful engagement.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award will be awarded to the organisation or team responsible for planning and/or delivering an innovative construction and/or infrastructure project that has proven to deliver sustainable performance and benefits to the community and users that go beyond standard good practice for the built environment.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award is open to developers or suppliers/providers of products, services, training and technologies that support sustainability goals and can demonstrate innovative product lines and/or services.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award will recognise the organisation that has best demonstrated an overall commitment to sustainability and to future-proofing their business. The award is split into two separate categories:

Sustainable Organisation: Private sector
This award will recognise an organisation in the private sector that has best demonstrated an overall commitment to sustainability and to future-proofing their organisation.

Sustainable Organisation: Public sector
This award will recognise an organisation in the public sector that has best demonstrated an overall commitment to sustainability and to future-proofing their organisation.

Evidence of embedding sustainability throughout the business is required to be in the running for these top accolades.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award will recognise an organisation or a collaboration between organisations that has delivered proven sustainability excellence for their clients/stakeholders and shown clear commitment to the sustainability skills of their workforce.

Judges will be looking for evidence that the consultancy has provided high-quality advice and service to its clients to enable positive transformation in sustainability impact.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award will recognise excellence and innovation in impact assessment (IA) practices, including implementing successful proportionate IA approaches and where IA has delivered excellent outcomes for clients and stakeholders.

There should be specific references and documented evidence of innovation, breaking new ground and good practice on projects, regardless of size or complexity.

Credit will be given for new ideas that broke ground or overcame barriers, the longevity of the advances or change and the unique skills of environmental professionals.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award is open to organisations that demonstrate their commitment to the way we make, use and re-use materials, moving organisational thinking from waste to resource management and the circular economy. Judges will be looking for evidence of organisations seeking to drive resource effectiveness, optimising resource efficiency to avoid environmental harm and driving societal benefits, responsibly sourcing materials to promote resource security, and those that look to close the loop by returning unused and end of use materials to productive use, thereby leading to sustainable performance and sustainable outcomes.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award will recognise excellence and achievement in delivering biodiversity or environmental net gain at a project or organisational level. There should be specific references and documented evidence of showing leadership and commitment, breaking new ground and leading the way with good practice at a project or organisational level, regardless of size or complexity. Credit will be given for situations where net gain has been achieved or is being successfully implemented.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award recognises the organisations that demonstrate how they have achieved tangible results in energy and carbon management, and efficiency and performance across their organisations and/or projects – within a ‘transition approach’. It is open to all industry types that have delivered ambitious energy efficiency projects and initiatives; and have taken a proactive approach to cutting carbon emissions through technology, systems and different management approaches.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award is open to individuals, groups or organisations that can demonstrate innovative programmes, and approaches - strengthening their resilience and /or adapting to the risks and opportunities of our changing climate.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This accolade will be awarded to the organisation that demonstrates its commitment to ensuring that its suppliers and sub-contractors share its sustainability values, delivers in-line with them and displays how it responsibly and fairly sources materials, products and services. Organisations are encouraged to show their collaborative working within the supply chain and how this helps them achieve their sustainability goals.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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With a shifting global political and regulatory landscape that seeks to enhance risk management and boost the progress of green finance, this award recognises the actions and/or initiatives by those individuals, groups or organisations that work with/in the finance sector, and related professional services, to help support the global transition to sustainable finance.

Given the narrowing window for ensuring the balance between economic, social and environmental conditions, the Judges will recognise those individuals or businesses that display clear evidence of their contribution to creating an investment landscape that supports business models that help resolve the sustainability challenge.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award recognises organisations that publicly demonstrate how they have successfully addressed their most material sustainability challenges or opportunities (e.g. through either innovation, collaboration or by embedding it into their mainstream strategy).

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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This award recognises the organisations that contribute to the long-term well-being and resilience of individuals, communities and society. It is open to both organisations who are in the business of delivering sustainable outcomes for communities and society as well as businesses that use their sector position and status to deliver positive impacts. Examples of such impacts include (but are not limited to) promoting understanding in a given sector of the positive impact of the Social Value Act 2012, working with communities to tackle the growing problem of modern slavery, or even building multi-stakeholder collaboration initiatives among organisations that recognise, measure and value the importance of people and communities.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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Individual Awards

Awarded to an individual who is fewer than five years into their environment & sustainability career who has demonstrated:

  • Commitment to their role and sustainability
  • Innovation
  • Measurable impact for their organisations

This individual, who will be highly valued by colleagues, peers and management will be an exemplar of how together we are ‘transforming the world to sustainability’.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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Awarded to an individual who is a pioneer in their organisation and an example for the environment & sustainability profession. A champion of environmental, social and economic issues, this individual will be able to demonstrate how their passion, work, innovation and leadership has inspired positive outcomes for their business and society.

This entry should be submitted by the individual’s manager or colleague, and should include testimonials from management, other departments and/or other stakeholders.

The IEMA Sustainability Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

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Awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution over the last 12 months to helping IEMA members transform the world to sustainability. This individual will be able to demonstrate how their passion, work, innovation and leadership has supported and inspired other IEMA members to make a difference.

Examples of such impacts include, but are not limited to, organising events, developing best practice guidance, mentoring and professional development, or innovating in how IEMA engages with its members at a local or regional level.

To be applicable for this award, an IEMA member must be nominated by another member.

The IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards 2019 recognise work and projects that were completed or operational between 1 November 2017 and 1 May 2019.

Download entry form