The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are awarded to businesses for outstanding achievement in four categories International Trade, Innovation, Sustainable Development and also for Promoting Opportunity (through social mobility), to recognise businesses who promote social mobility.
The Queen's Award is valid for five years. Successful organisations may fly the Queen’s Award flag at their principal premises and are entitled to use the Emblem on their stationery, advertising and goods. Commemorative articles can be given to employees.
To view the magazine for the 2019 Queen's Awards click here.
The Sustainable Development Award was refocussed in July 2019, with UK businesses being urged to join more than 7,000 winners of the prestigious Queen’s Award and apply for the Sustainable Development category. In a video message, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has encouraged more businesses to be sustainable and showcase their green credentials. Read more: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/green-businesses-encouraged-to-apply-for-prestigious-queens-award