The Worcestershire Ambassadors recently launched its CSR Awards for 2012 to recognise and applaud businesses across Worcestershire who take CSR seriously and who endeavour to give something back to their community.
The Awards are in their third year. Chair Phil Dutton explains: “The Worcestershire Ambassadors want to recognise everything that is great about our county. All over Worcestershire there are some amazing examples of businesses of all types doing this every day: incorporating CSR into their business lives and recognising how it can benefit employees, customers, third party relationships, reputation and of course the broader local community. With the worst of the recession hopefully behind us, it is a reminder for businesses to be looking outside of themselves and thinking about the benefits for themselves and the community of taking CSR seriously. ”
The Worcestershire Ambassadors’ CSR Awards are open to all businesses across the county, whatever size or type and can be entered over the coming months up until the 30 July 2012 deadline. The judging process will see entries narrowed down, ready to announce first the finalists and then the overall winners at a glittering black tie evening reception on 20th September 2012 at Three Counties Showground 6.30 p.m. to Midnight.
Download the CSR Awards Entry Form
Download the CSR Awards Guidance Notes
(Note: the downloads above are in PDF format and require the free Adobe Reader Software)
Closing date for entries is: July 30th 2012
Environment - Entrants will be judged on their commitment to reducing the carbon footprint of the business and efforts made to source local suppliers and working with like-minded organisations.
Community - Judges will be looking at the involvement of businesses within the community and support given to charities.
Workplace and staff - Businesses will be evaluated in regards to workplace initiatives, employee support and going beyond the legal minimum requirements
Individual award for excellence in CSR - This special award will be for an individual who has personally made an outstanding contribution to the community and commitment to CSR.