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Social Impact Awards 2024-25

Do you have a success story to share? Here’s a helpful list of all social value, social impact, ESG, CSR, sustainability, public sector, construction, third sector and impact investing awards available in the UK and beyond.

Written by: Nil Khalifa

ESG / CSR focused awards

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Award titleFocus areaDeadlineDetailsOrganiser Award date Venue
Ashden Awards 2024ESGTBDThe Ashden Awards are all about impact – supporting climate innovators to build a fair and sustainable future. Our winners bring clean energy to refugee camps, make homes in UK warm and energy efficient, and protect our rivers and forests. Ashden27 June 2024IET, London, UK
British Business Excellence Awards – Positive Social & Sustainable Impact Award 2024ESGTBDOpen to private, public and third-sector organisations, this award is for businesses that want to shine a spotlight on their ethical approach to doing business—highlighting in particular how they have adapted to the disruptive events of the last year, supported their communities, their supply chain and their customers.British Business Excellence Awards12 November 2024Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London, UK
Citizens Awards 2024ESG21 June 2024Corporate Citizenship Awards highlight how businesses serve as a force for good, expanding opportunity and driving progress in every aspect of society. This program recognizes the most innovative and impactful corporate citizenship initiatives that leverage a company’s talent, resources, and expertise to improve communities. US Chambers AwardsTBDTBD
D&AD Impact Awards 2024ESGTBDD&AD Impact celebrates creative ideas that are driving the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.D&AD22 May 2024TBD
Digital Leaders Impact Awards 2024ESG26 January 2024The Impact Awards celebrate digital innovations that improve people’s lives and the world around us. They are open to any individual, business, government or non-profit using digital products or services for positive social impact or environmental benefit.Digital LeadersMarch 2024Media City, Manchester, UK
Engage for Good – Halo Awards 2025ESG15 January 2025The Halo Awards are the highest recognition for outstanding corporate social impact initiatives. Each year we honor corporate and nonprofit partnerships that skilfully intertwine their resources to have a measurable impact on the cause and the business.Engage For GoodMay 2025Marriott Minneapolis City Center, Minneapolis, USA
ESG Investing Awards 2024ESG8 December 2023The ESG Investing Awards 2024 are the only awards devoted to assessing and evaluating the best companies involved in all areas of ESG investing across the globe. They are designed exclusively for banks, investment managers, research houses, ratings agencies, index and ETF providers and exchanges.ESG Investing7 March 2024The Dilly Hotel, Piccadilly, London, UK
Fast Company Most Innovative CompaniesESGTBDOrganizations may apply under 58 industry categories and must demonstrate how their innovations from the past year have impacted their business, their industry, and the broader culture. Companies and nonprofits of all sizes will be considered. Category: Social Good
For-profit companies doing their part to make the world a better place.
Effie Awards – Positive Change 2025ESGNovember 2024Effie Awards programme celebrates the most effective marketing in the United Kingdom each year, giving it the chance to shine on a global stage. Entries from agencies and brand teams from all marketing disciplines are welcomed.Effie AwardsJune 2025TBD
Social & Environmental Sustainability Awards 2024ESGTBDAn all-inclusive sustainability awards programme open to all organisations.Global Good Communications14 June 2024TBD
Sustainable Investment Awards 2024ESG5 April 2024Building on the proud 18-year history of these awards, Investment Week is delighted to launch the Sustainable Investment Awards 2024. These awards are intended to honour fund providers, research & ratings teams, service providers and individuals who have a key part to play in the evolution of sustainable investing.Investment Week19 September 2024Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London, UK
Sustainability Awards 2024ESG28 June 2024Sustainability Awards (formerly known as the Responsible Business Awards) are the world’s leading Awards celebrating leadership in sustainable business. It recognises those that are truly having an impact on business, society and the environment – delivering a new blueprint for business in the 21st century.ReutersOctober 2024London, UK
The Drum Awards 2024ESG31 July 2024The Drum Awards Festival celebrates the very best work, companies, and people from the world of marketing and media. Awarding strategic and creative excellence in campaigns for social good.Carnyx GroupTBDTBD
The Purpose Awards 2024ESGTBDThe Purpose Awards include three major awards that recognize excellence among senior executives, leading practitioners, and growing talent within corporate citizenship. Association Of Corporate Citizenship Professionals8-10 September 2024Marriott Marquis San Diego,
San Diego, CA 
The Sustainable Development Goals Lions Awards 2024ESG11 April 2024The Sustainable Development Goals Lions celebrate creative problem-solving, solutions or other initiatives that harness creativity and seek to have a positive impact on the world. The work will need to demonstrate how it contributed to or advanced the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development across people, planet, prosperity, peace and partnerships.Lions17-21 June 2024Cannes, France

Public sector, construction, social housing, ESG-focused awards

AwardFocus areaDeadlineDetailsOrganiserAward dateVenue
Constructing Excellence Awards 2024Public sector & ESGTBDThe Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Award aims to celebrate social, economic and environmental sustainability. We are looking for organisations or projects that demonstrate the greatest environmental and social impact or approach to generating such. Applicants must also exemplify effective governance structures and practices.Constructing Excellence15 November 2024TBD
Eastern Eye Property Awards – Sustainability Award 2024Public sector & ESG31 May 2024The Eastern Eye Property Awards serves as a beacon, celebrating and acknowledging the accomplishments of organizations and individuals within the property sector, including the rich tapestry of diverse communities. This recognition not only highlights achievements but also propels the industry forward, inspiring innovation and setting benchmarks for excellence.Asian Media Group26 June 2024London, UK
EG Awards – Sustainability & Social Impact Awards 2024Public sector & ESG26 April 2024This year the EG Awards celebrate their 20th anniversary – two decades of recognising the very best things about the real estate sector. And we are keen to ensure the best party in the UK commercial real estate calendar is even bigger and better in 2024.EG Events21 November 2024Old Billingsgate, London, UK
IWFM Impact Awards 2024Public sector & ESG24 April 2024The IWFM Impact Awards is the workplace and facilities management industry’s most prestigious event; it celebrates and showcases outstanding best practice and ingenuity from an influential profession which touches many areas of life, including some of the greatest challenges facing economies and communities across the globe.Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management14 October 2024JW Marriott Grosvenor House, London, UK
London Construction Awards 2024Public sector & ESG7 June 2024The London Construction Awards celebrates achievements, developments and innovation across the UK’s booming construction industry and features a wide range of categories for solution providers, suppliers, contractors, architects, civil engineers, developers, local authorities and more.London Build27 September 2024Nototel London West, London, UK
NHMF Maintenance Conference Awards – Best Net Zero Carbon Initiative 2024Public sector & ESGClosedThe NHMF Awards represent housing providers and champion innovation to deliver excellence in maintenance and asset management.National Housing Maintenance Forum Ltd23-24 January 2024Crowne Plaza, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Property Eagles Awards – Sustainable Organisation of the Year 2024Public sector & ESG8 April 2024Real Estate & Property Eagles Awards are an annual celebration of all the great work that you have been doing in the industry. Our annual ceremony highlights stand out professionals and organisations that really deserve recognition of their achievements and contribution to the Real Estate & Property industry.Business Eagles Ltd16 May 2024Bentley Hotel, London, UK
Property Investors Awards – Sustainable Property 2024Public sector & ESG31 July 2024Founded in 2012, the Property Investors Awards is organised by the Property Investors Bureau. Their mission is to build a sustainable future for property investors whilst raising standards and encouraging excellence in the property investment industry.Property Investors Bureau30 November 2024JW Marriott Grosvenor House, Mayfair, London, UK
Property Management Awards – Sustainability Award 2024Public sector & ESG30 August 2024News on the Block are excited to announce that the 15th annual Property Management Awards taking place on 21 November 2024. The awards recognise excellence in the property management industry.News on the Block21 November 2024City Central at the HAC, Chiswell Street, London, UK
Property Week ESG Edge Awards 2024Public sector & ESG14 June 2024The awards will celebrate the remarkable achievements of those in the industry! Whether they are leading the way in environmental, social or governance principles or have demonstrated a commitment to engaging and collaborating with local communities, their contributions will be honoured and recognised!Property Week Events12 November 2024Hilton Bankside, London, UK
Property Week Property Awards – Sustainability & Social Impact Awards 2024Public sector & ESG6 March 2024Property Week’s annual Property Awards return to Grosvenor House on 3 July 2024 to celebrate and recognise success throughout the commercial property sector!Property Week Events3 July 2024Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London, UK
Property Week RESI Awards – Climate & Social Awards 2024Public sector & ESG28 January 2024The RESI Awards, organised by Property Week, recognise and celebrate the achievements of the residential property sector. The awards bring together the key players in the residential market, including developers, landlords, house builders, operators, investors, financiers, agencies and local authorities.Property Week Events1 May 2024Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London, UK
PROPS Awards – Sustainability Award 2024Public sector & ESG5 April 2024The PROPS Awards Lunch, a standout event in the UK’s property industry’s calendar, recognises and celebrates individuals and companies who have excelled in the sector, while raising vital funds for the children and young people Variety supports.Variety27 June 2024JW Marriott Grosvenor House, London, UK
UK National GO Awards 2024Public sector & ESGClosedThe UK National GO Awards recognise the achievement and successes of all involved in the delivery of the UK’s public sector services – whether from the public, private or third sectors. Judged by leading procurement figures from across the UK, these are the Awards everyone wants to win.BIP Solutions16 May 2024Titanic Hotel, Liverpool, UK
WhatHouse? Awards – Best Sustainable Development 2024Public sector & ESGTBDThe WhatHouse? Awards 2024 – the oscars of the housebuilding industry – are now in their 44th year and renowned as the most prestigious accolades in new homes. A WhatHouse? award is a highly respected symbol of prestige and excellence, honouring enterprising, customer-focused housebuilders, and their partners, as well as housing associations, working alongside an equally innovative supply chain to produce top-quality housing across the price range.WhatHouse?15 November 2024JW Marriott Grosvenor House, London, UK
Women in Housing Awards 2024Public sector & ESGClosedWe’re celebrating the leaders, innovators and changemakers across the sector, championing the successes of women and sharing learning from teams and individuals within the housing sector. Both awards will recognise achievements at all levels, from apprentice to tenant to chief executive. We welcome nominations from all organisations working within the housing sector.Ocean Media Group26 June 2024Manchester Central, UK

Public sector and social value-focused awards

AwardFocus areaDeadlineDetailsOrganiserAward dateVenue
Housing Heroes Awards 2024Public sector & social valueClosedWe’re celebrating the leaders, innovators and changemakers across the sector, championing the successes of women and sharing learning from teams and individuals within the housing sector. Both awards will recognise achievements at all levels, from apprentice to tenant to chief executive. We welcome nominations from all organisations working within the housing sector.Ocean Media Group24 June 2024Manchester Central, UK
Inside Housing Development Awards 2024Public sector & social valueTBDThe Inside Housing Development Awards offer an opportunity to celebrate the very best residential developments across the UK over the past year – and share learning more widely. In challenging times our sector has proved its resilience; striving towards more sustainable solutions and projects that put the needs of the communities they serve first.Ocean Media Group27 September 2024Royal Lancaster, London, UK
Midland Property & Investment Awards – Social Value Award 2024Public sector & social valueTBDCelebrating excellence in the Midlands’ property industry from financial service providers to property developers.Birmingham Events Ltd20 September 2024The Eastside Rooms, Birmingham, UK
Northern Housing Awards 2024Public sector & social valueClosedEver since we launched the Northern Housing Awards in 2018, it has been our mission to shine a light on the individuals and organisations who make it their mission to improve homes and communities in the north.UK Business Events Ltd23 May 2024The Point, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, UK
Offsite Construction Awards – Social Housing Project of the Year 2024Public sector & social value14 June 2024There are 24 categories that cover every aspect of the industry from hybrid and modular technology to engineering and installation, ensuring that all aspects of the offsite building process is celebrated – recognising the design and technology that makes these inspiring projects possible.Radar Communications17 September 2024Coventry Building Society Arena, UK
Procure Partnerships Framework – Social Value Awards 2024Public sector & social valueClosedProcure Partnerships Framework will host their first Social Value Awards celebrating the achievements of Framework partners up and down the country. Awards categories will include; Project-specific social value, the best of Contractor collaborative working group activities and showcase the individuals who have had the greatest impact within their communities.Procure Partnerships FrameworkJune 2024
The Grand Hotel, Birmingham, UK
UK Housing Awards 2024Public sector & social value12 July 2024The UK Housing Awards are a platform to showcase success and new ideas and spread learning across the social housing sector in the UK. The awards, now in their 27th year, are about identifying the social landlords, charities, and partners, who work with their communities to deliver great outcomes for tenants and residents. Judged by experts from individual fields they are designed not just to celebrate success, but to help other landlords learn from it and replicate it, helping to improve services across the sector.Ocean Media Group26 November 2024The Point, Manchester, UK

Social value-focused awards

AwardFocus areaDeadlineDetailsOrganiserAward dateVenue
GSK IMPACT Award 2025Social valueTBDThe GSK IMPACT Awards provide funding, training and development for charities doing excellent work to improve people’s health and wellbeing. The awards are funded by GSK and managed in partnership with The King’s Fund. They are open to registered charities that are at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with a total annual income of between £150,000 and £3 million. The 2025 GSK IMPACT Awards will open for applications on 1 July 2024The King’s FundTBDTBD
HSJ Partnership Awards – Social Value Initiative of the Year 2024Social value13 October 2023This award recognises suppliers who have developed innovative projects and initiatives as part of their social value commitments to the NHS and can demonstrate how these are making a positive environmental, social and/or economic impact.Wilmington Healthcare Limited21 March 2024Evolution London, UK
PwC Building Trust Awards – Impact in Social Enterprise Award 2024Social value28 June 2024The PwC Building Trust Award for Impact in Social Enterprise, in partnership with the School for Social Entrepreneurs, recognises UK based social enterprises demonstrating excellence in impact reporting.PwC12 November 2024London, UK
SE100 Index & Social Business Awards 2024Social valueClosedThe SE100 Index and Social Business Awards is run by NatWest & Pioneers Post every year to name, celebrate and learn from the UK’s 100 most impressive social enterprises.Pioneers Post16 July 2024London, UK
Shorty Awards 2024Social value27 June 2024The Shorty Impact Awards is an international competition dedicated to honoring purpose-driven work that drives positive change. Its mission is to amplify and inspire meaningful progress by recognizing organizations and individuals making the world a better place.Shorty Awards LLCTBDOnline
Social Business Wales Awards 2024Social value5 July 2024The Social Business Wales Awards shines a spotlight on the growth and potential of the social enterprise sector in Wales. This isn’t just another awards ceremony – it’s a tribute to the tireless efforts being made to shape our future.CwmpasDecember 2024Wales, UK
Social Value Award Directory 2024Social valueTBDThe Cheshire and Merseyside Social Value Award aims to help your organisation to achieve your staff and volunteer recruitment and retention strategy, deliver Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Social Value and recognises your organisation as an ‘Anchor Institution’.Social Value BusinessTBDOnline
Social Value Awards 2024Social value30 August 2024This year, the focus of the Social Value Awards will be in recognising and promoting the contributions that organisations and individuals have made towards the Social Value Economy under the theme of ‘Social Value in Action’. Our focus will be on delivery, case studies of what is working well and building our collective knowledge. In particular, the judges will be looking at how organisations are delivering against the 4-Step Commitment that the Social Value Taskforce identified as essential to achieving success.Social Value Portal15-17 October 2024Online / Birmingham, UK
Streamy Awards 2024Social valueAugust 2024The Streamys include an award for a Social Good Campaign which honours a multi-platform campaign to raise awareness or funds for a cause with tangible results. Entries typically open in July, close in August and awards are presented at the awards ceremony in December.StreamysDecember 2024TBD

Third sector, social enterprise, charity and non-profit awards

AwardFocus areaDeadlineDetailsOrganiserAward dateVenue
Social Enterprise Yorkshire & Humber Awards 2024Third sectorClosedThe awards recognise organisations and individual entrepreneurs who play an important role in tackling issues such as employment, reuse, health, wellbeing, and food poverty locally.Social Vision7 March 2024Museum Garden’s Hospitium, UK
UK Social Enterprise Awards 2024Third sector24 June 2024The UK Social Enterprise Awards are the country’s biggest celebration of social enterprises recognising the best in the sector. They are a chance to showcase the incredible contributions made by businesses that have been making a real difference in tackling social and environmental problems both in the UK and around the world.UK Social Enterprise4 December 2024Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London, UK
WISE100 Women in Social Enterprise Awards 2024Third sectorClosedThe WISE100 is an initiative by Pioneers Post in partnership with NatWest Social & Community Capital, to champion, support and share expertise among women in social enterprise across the UK.Pioneers Post7 March 2024NatWest’s headquarters in London, UK