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The ESGBusiness Awards

The ESGBusiness Awards celebrates companies that are leading the way in building a sustainable future. Our awards programme honours businesses that demonstrate outstanding commitment and achievement in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices.

Business community plays a pivotal role in driving positive change and shaping a more sustainable world. The award programme aim to showcase and acknowledge companies that are actively working towards sustainable development goals, embracing innovation, and making a meaningful impact in areas such as climate change mitigation, resource conservation, social responsibility, and ethical governance.

Nominate now and be lauded for your excellence in sustainable and responsible business practices!


See you in Singapore for the Awards Dinner!

Date: 6:00 PM  6 November 2023

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre

Watch our trailer for The ESGBusiness Awards

Why you should enter?


Showcase your dedication to sustainable and responsible practices, enhancing your reputation and credibility in the eyes of customers and other stakeholders.


Recipients of the award will receive an exclusive invitation to the esteemed awards dinner. Join us at this distinguished event to share the joy of your well-earned accolade with your clients, peers, and colleagues. This is a unique opportunity to celebrate alongside fellow champions of ESG advancements in the Asian business landscape.


Join the ranks of eminent figures in the Asian ESG space and highlight your achievement by being featured on the ESG Business website and digital magazine. This is great platform to communicate to your stakeholders and customers your award-winning dedication to ESG principles.


Brian Ho

Brian Ho

Partner and Sustainability & Climate Assurance Leader 
Deloitte Asia Pacific and Southeast Asia

Dr. Niven Huang

Dr. Niven Huang

Managing Director of KPMG Sustainability Consulting Co., Ltd. in Taiwan, Head of ESG
KPMG Asia Pacific

Sammie Leung

Sammie Leung

Partner, Regional ESG Service Asia Pacific 



1. Each nominee can nominate for a maximum of 4 categories.
2. Three (3) high-resolution project / initiative photos are required. Upload it here or send this directly to
3. Awards will be judged by esteemed experts in ESG based on nominations received.
4. Each nomination form is valid for 1 entry only. If you are nominating for several categories, please enter each entry separately.


The Awards is open to:

  • Businesses and Corporations: This includes companies of various sizes, from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to large multinational corporations, across different industries and sectors.
  • Government Agencies and Public Institutions: Government entities or public institutions that demonstrate outstanding ESG practices and initiatives can also be eligible to participate.
  • Startups and Entrepreneurs: startups and entrepreneurs who are driving innovation and sustainability through their business models or products.
  • Social Enterprises and Impact Ventures: Organisations with a primary focus on generating positive social or environmental impact alongside financial sustainability may be eligible for ESGBusiness Awards.
  • Non-Profit Organisations: Non-profit organisations that operate in alignment with ESG principles and make a positive impact in environmental, social, or governance areas.

The project or initiative must:

  • Be launched, in part or full, within the last 24 calendar months; or
  • Had any recent improvements, upgrades, or achievements if launched more than 24 months ago



There are a total of 12 main categories, each containing various subcategories.

The awards will be given in each category by country.

Ex. Health and Wellness Award (main category) for Mental Health Awareness (subcategory) - Singapore (country)


  • Sustainable Product Design Award
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Award
  • Green Packaging Solution Award
  • Waste Reduction Award

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The Net-Zero Award will be given by Industry. If you are submitting for this category kindly choose your company's industry from the below list. 


13. Net Zero Award

  • Automotive Services
  • Advertising
  • Aerospace
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Airline
  • Apparel
  • Architecture
  • Arts & Lifestyle
  • Automotive & Transport Equipment
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Beauty & Cosmetics
  • Broadcasting
  • Brokerage
  • Building Services & Facilities
  • Business Insurance
  • Business Services
  • Business Travel Technology
  • Cargo Handling
  • Chemicals
  • Commercial Building construction
  • Commercial Real Estate Trust
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Services
  • Computer Software
  • Conglomerates
  • Consulting
  • Consumer Products - Durables
  • Consumer Products - Non-Durables
  • Cooperative
  • Corporate Advisory
  • Credit Solutions Technology
  • Data Center
  • Department Stores
  • Dining & Entertainment
  • Diversified Services
  • Education
  • Electronic Manufacturing
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Services
  • Executive Search
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Technology
  • Food & Beverage
  • Food Manufacturing Solutions
  • Food Safety
  • Fundraising
  • Furniture and fixture
  • General Insurance
  • Government Organisation
  • Health Products & Services
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Technology
  • Heavy Civil Construction
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Human Resource Technology
  • Human Resources Consulting
  • Industrial Construction
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Insurance Broker
  • Internet/New Media
  • Investment Banking
  • IT Services
  • Life Insurance
  • Legal
  • Logistics
  • Luxury Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Marine and Offshore Engineering
  • Marine Services
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Technology
  • Materials & Construction
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Metals & Mining
  • Motion Picture & Video
  • Music
  • Non-Profit Organisation
  • Oil & Gas
  • Payments
  • Printing Technology
  • Personal Insurance
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Real Estate
  • Remittance
  • Renewable Energy
  • Residential Building construction
  • Residential Product Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Security
  • Shipping
  • Social Media Marketing Technology
  • Sports
  • Supply Chain Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Television
  • Training and Development
  • Transportation
  • Travel Services
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Wholesale


If your project or initiative fall outside the predefined award categories above you choose Initiative Award ad Excellence Award category. 


  • Initiative Award - companies may submit exceptional ESG initiatives that fall outside the predefined award categories. This category allows companies to showcase proactive and innovative approaches to sustainable development, corporate responsibility, and stakeholder engagement, focusing on ESG goals and objectives that may not be covered in the other categories.
  • Excellence Award - acknowledges those who have introduced industry-first approaches, solutions, or programs that have had a transformative impact on their environmental footprint, social impact, and governance practices. It recognizes and showcases companies that have taken bold steps to set new standards and push the boundaries of ESG within their industry.


1. Uniqueness & Innovation: 

  • How does the project demonstrate originality and creativity in addressing sustainability challenges?
  • What unique approaches, technologies, or strategies does the project employ that differentiate it from conventional methods?
  • How does the project push boundaries and set new benchmarks within the industry?

2. Effectiveness & Impact:

  • What specific sustainability objectives and targets did the project aim to achieve?
  • How effectively were these objectives and targets addressed and accomplished?
  • What measurable positive impacts were generated by the project on the environment, stakeholders, or communities?

3. Dynamism

  • How has the project demonstrated adaptability and agility in responding to evolving sustainability challenges?
  • In what ways has the project incorporated lessons learned and implemented continuous improvement measures?
  • How has the project influenced or inspired others in adopting sustainable practices or replicating successful models?


1. Go to the online nomination form.

  • Read the award entry guidelines and eligibility for your reference.
  • Fill out the company information and entrant details fields.
  • Choose the category you'd like to enter.
  • Provide project information: Project title, 500-word summary of the entry, and client testimonial/s (if any).

2. You will then receive an email confirmation from the ESGBusiness Awards organisers after your nomination has been received.
3. To substantiate your entry, send supporting documents or photos to

  • Supporting documents and photos must be in PDF, PowerPoint and/or JPG format
  • For supporting videos, or links must be provided.


Deadline for nominations: 29 September 2023
Awards dinner: November 2023

Past Winners


For more details, contact:

Julie Anne Nunez

+65 3158 1386


Brian Ho

Brian Ho

Partner and Sustainability & Climate Assurance Leader 
Deloitte Asia Pacific and Southeast Asia

Dr. Niven Huang

Dr. Niven Huang

Managing Director of KPMG Sustainability Consulting Co., Ltd. in Taiwan, Head of ESG
KPMG Asia Pacific

Sammie Leung

Sammie Leung

Partner, Regional ESG Service Asia Pacific 

Awards Highlights

Inaugural ESGBusiness Awards opens nominations for outstanding ESG efforts

Aug 07, 2023

Winners will get to be featured in ESG Business' digital magazine and will be recognised in an awarding ceremony in November.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What can I nominate?

You may nominate: 

✓ Unique offerings showcasing your company's ESG commitment.

✓ ESG initiatives that positively impacted both your business and stakeholders.

✓ ESG practices and strategies that are driving your team's success.

✓ Trailblazing ESG innovations and your company's journey of transformation.

✓ Your company's overall ESG accomplishments, performance, and growth.

✓ Any noteworthy ESG achievements worthy of esteemed recognition.

How do I nominate?

  • Go to the online nomination form
  • Fill in the required details about the company and contact person for the nomination.
  • Select your category.
  • Provide your project title, 500-word write-up, client feedback (if any), key achievements of your entry.
  • Wait for the nomination confirmation email and acknowledge it once received.


  • Supporting documents are optional but will highly increase the chances of winning.

Can I nominate for more than 1 category?

Yes, each company can nominate for a maximum of 3 categories. 

Can I send two or more entries?

Yes, you can nominate for a maximum of two entries for a category. Please submit each entry separately.

How many winners per category?

There will only be one winner per category on each country.

Eg. "Sustainable Infrastructure of the Year - Singapore", "Good Governance of the Year - Hong Kong", "Gender Equality and Women Empowerment of the Year - Malaysia"

Is there a cost to nominate?

The nomination is free of charge. Should you win, there are Winners Package Options that you may take up. This includes high valuable entitlements to maximize the benefits of being an esteemed winner of ESGBusiness Awards. 

When is the deadline to submit an entry?

The deadline for this year's nomination entries is on 15 September 2023, Friday. 

What is ESGBusiness?

ESGBusiness is the industry portal serving the globe's dynamic ESG industry. Each section carries a balanced mix of articles that appeal to the C-level executives of large stakeholders, investors, brokers, and ESG institutions.

With exclusive interviews, special reports, commentaries and analyses, and press releases, the publication offers a multitude of informed perspectives and insights from the top ESG business leaders and decision-makers.

ESGBusiness is also co-presented by Asian Business Review and both are part of the media company, "Charlton Media Group," a leading B2B publication and events company with titles such as Asian Banking & Finance, Insurance Asia, and Healthcare Asia.

Will there be an awards dinner this year?

Yes, ESGBusiness will organise an Awards Dinner, gathering of all the winners of the ESGBusiness Awards. Details will be communicated to the winners accordingly upon announcement of results.