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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!

Submission Opens:
May 20, 2024
Submission Closes:
Aug 09, 2024
Awards Dinner in Singapore
Sep 26, 2024

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Watch videos from past winners

UOB Malaysia

Belden Hirschmann Industries (Suzhou) Limited and Belden India Private Limited

NTUC LearningHub

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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.



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 [email protected]
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 [email protected].

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


Deadline for nominations: 9 August 2024
Awards dinner: 26 September 2024

Past Winners

Aboitiz InfraCapital Economic Estates
Smart City Award - Philippines

Agthia Group PJSE
Green Packaging Solution Award - UAE

AIA Insurance Lanka Limited
Waste Reduction Award - Sri Lanka

Alibaba Cloud
Waste Reduction Award -Singapore
Smart City Award - Singapore

Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad
Initiative Award - Malaysia for Environmental Sustainability

AMEA Power
Biodiversity Conservation Award - Azerbaijan

Apical Group
Sustainable Supply Chain Partnership Award - Singapore

APP Sinar Mas
Economic Empowerment Award - Indonesia
Sustainable Product Design Award - Indonesia

Asia Clean Capital Vietnam
Renewable Energy Financing Programme Award - Vietnam
Net-zero Award - Renewable Energy

Bank SinoPac
Renewable Energy Financing Programme Award - Taiwan
Inclusion and Diversity Award - Taiwan

BCPG Public Company Limited
Renewable Energy Microgrids Award - Thailand
Smart City Award - Thailand

Belden Hirschmann Industries (Suzhou) Limited
Renewable Energy Adoption Award - China

Belden India Private Limited
Waste Reduction Award - India

Certis Integrated Facilities Management Pte Ltd
Industrial Energy Efficiency Award - Singapore

Combine Will International Holdings Limited
Workplace Wellness Programme Award - China

East West Seed International Limited
Renewable Energy Adoption Award - Thailand

Emirates District Cooling (EMICOOL) LLC
Sustainable Water Management Award - UAE
Climate Advocacy and Education Award - UAE

Ethixbase 360 Pte Ltd
Anti-Corruption Programme Award - Singapore

Eupe Corporation Berhad
Healthy Lifestyle Product Award - Malaysia
Green Building Award - Malaysia

Forbes Marshall
Initiative Award - India for Social Transformation

Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur
Community Health Outreach Programme Award - Malaysia

Workplace Wellness Programme Award - Singapore

HIVE by Income
Inclusion and Diversity Award - Vietnam
Digital Inclusion Award - Vietnam

Hyatt, Hong Kong Cluster
Sustainable Agriculture Award - Hong Kong
Collaborative Partnership Award - Hong Kong

IndoSpace Development Management Pvt Ltd
Workplace Wellness Programme Award - India

Kacific Broadband Satellites Ltd
Digital Inclusion Award - Singapore

KBZ Bank
Gender Equality and Women Empowerment Award - Myanmar

Krungthai Bank PCL
Waste Management Award - Thailand
Biodiversity Conservation Award - Thailand

Circular Economy Award - UAE

Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation
Sustainable Infrastructure Award - Philippines
Good Governance Award - Philippines

MM Century Sdn. Bhd.
Circular Economy Award - Malaysia
Waste Reduction Award - Malaysia

Now Health International
Workplace Wellness Programme Award - UAE
Gender Equality and Women Empowerment Award - UAE

NTUC LearningHub
Community Health Outreach Programme Award - Singapore
Economic Empowerment Award - Singapore

OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Bhd
Sustainable Infrastructure Award - Malaysia

Pandora Thailand
Circular Economy Award - Thailand

Paramount Life & General Insurance Corporation (PLGIC)
Cross-Sector Collaboration Award - Philippines
Stakeholder Engagement Award - Philippines

Pasargad Insurance Company
Job Creation Award - Iran

Gender Equality and Women Empowerment Award - Saudi Arabia

Petromin AutoCare
Job Creation Award - Saudi Arabia

Princeton Digital Group
Renewable Energy Adoption Award - Singapore
Sustainable Infrastructure Award - Singapore

PT OKI Pulp & Paper Mills
Renewable Energy Adoption Award - Indonesia

Public Bank Berhad
Job Creation Award - Malaysia
Inclusion and Diversity Award - Malaysia

Rackspace Technology
Initiative Award - Singapore for Sustainable IT

Redcliffe Lifetech Private Limited
Healthcare Services Award - India

RHB Bank Berhad
Renewable Energy Adoption Award - Malaysia
Social Inclusion and Equal Opportunities Award - Malaysia

SB Capital Investment Corporation
Renewable Energy Financing Programme Award - Philippines

Security Bank Corporation
Workplace Wellness Programme Award - Philippines

Standard Chartered Bangladesh
Renewable Energy Adoption Award - Bangladesh

Suntory PepsiCo Beverage Vietnam
Education Equality and Access Award - Vietnam
Circular Economy Award - Vietnam

Swiss Re International SE Singapore Branch
Renewable Energy Financing Programme Award - Singapore

Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC
Renewable Energy Adoption Award - Sri Lanka

Tech Mahindra Ltd
Renewable Energy Adoption Award - India

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)
Good Governance Award - Malaysia

The Coca-Cola Company, Middle East
Initiative Award - UAE for Environmental Sustainability

The Medical City South Luzon
Community Health Outreach Programme Award - Philippines
Health Equity and Inclusion Award - Philippines

Theta Edge Berhad
Education Equality and Access Award - Malaysia

United Overseas Bank
Net-zero Award - Banking

United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd
Workplace Wellness Programme Award - Malaysia
Renewable Energy Financing Programme Award - Malaysia

UOB Thailand
Green Building Award - Thailand
Good Governance Award - Thailand

Universal Robina Corporation
Job Creation Award - Philippines
Industrial Energy Efficiency Award - Philippines

Vinschool Joint Stock Company
Mental Health Awareness Award - Vietnam
Climate Advocacy and Education Award - Vietnam

If you are interested in nominating for next year's awards programme, please email Julie Anne Nunez at [email protected].


For more details, contact:

Julie Anne Nunez

+65 3158 1386

[email protected]


Hear from the past winners below

UOB Malaysia

Belden Hirschmann Industries (Suzhou) Limited and Belden India Private Limited

NTUC LearningHub

Awards Highlights

NTUC LearningHub fosters inclusive community, highlights support for Singapore workforce skills development

Jan 25, 2024

Its endeavours fall in place with the overall aim of advancing sustainability.

Approximately 1 in 10 seniors above the age of 60 and above in Singapore have dementia. By 2030, it is expected that there will be over 150,000...

IoT sensor revolution: Certis IFM's award-winning breakthrough at Jewel Changi Airport

Dec 20, 2023

The ESGBusiness Awards 2023 recognised the remarkable results from Certis’ smart sensors. 

Certis Integrated Facilities Management Pte Ltd in Singapore has secured the Industrial Energy Efficiency Award - Singapore at the ESG...

Paramount Life & General Insurance Corporation bags two wins at ESGBusiness Awards for CSR project

Dec 12, 2023

Project SHINE continues to bring tangible effects to rural communities since its creation in 2018.

Paramount Life & General Insurance Corporation (PLGIC) took home the win in two categories at the coveted ESGBusiness Awards for...

Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur bags ESGBusiness Awards for community initiatives

Dec 04, 2023

It has launched various projects that aim to build better relationships with the public.

Malaysia-based private hospital Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur brought home the win in the Community Health Outreach Programme Award -...

Hyatt properties in Hong Kong win 2 accolades at the ESGBusiness Awards 2023

Dec 04, 2023

Its partnership with Zero Foodprint Asia showed the company's purpose of care and commitment to caring for the planet by supporting local farmers.

Hyatt properties in Hong Kong bagged the Sustainable Agriculture Award - Hong...

UOB Thailand triumphs with dual awards at ESGBusiness Awards for Governance and Green Initiatives

Nov 29, 2023

The company’s unwavering commitment to good governance and sustainability sets a standard for financial institutions in Asia.

UOB Thailand recently achieved a remarkable double victory at the ESGBusiness Awards, underscoring...

Universal Robina Corporation wins big at ESGBusiness Awards

Nov 29, 2023

It has shifted to more sustainable and eco-friendly practices.

Philippine-based food product company Universal Robina Corporation (URC) was honoured at the recently held ESGBusiness Awards for the successful implementation of...

PwC's Sammie Leung on meaningful target setting: Select ESG matters highly relevant to business identity, strategy

Nov 23, 2023

Discover how businesses can navigate the complex world of sustainability and governance.

In today's rapidly changing business landscape, the topic of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) has gained immense prominence...

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?

Nomination is free of charge. Should you win, the winners package secures your seats at the prestigious awards dinner and gives you access to a wide range of valuable benefits at an exclusive cost. Email [email protected] to know more about the pricing, entitlements, and benefits. 

When is the deadline to submit an entry?

The deadline for this year's nomination entries is on 9 August 2024, 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. 

For more details, contact:

Julie Anne Nunez

+65 3158 1386

[email protected]

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Submission Opens:
May 20 2024
Submission Closes:
Aug 09 2024
Awards Dinner in Singapore
Sep 26, 2024
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