The Queen’s Awards updated Sustainable Development category makes it easier for businesses to demonstrate commercially successful, sustainable development practices that put them at the forefront of industry.
The Sustainable Development category started from July 2019.
Past Queen’s Awards winners have reported benefiting from worldwide recognition, increased commercial value, greater exposure and a boost to staff morale. Research also shows up to 73% of past International Trade winners attribute the Queen’s Awards to increased international sales.
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise Sustainable Development category has been refocused to make it even easier for businesses to apply.
The category will align with the fifth anniversary of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The goals are a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future through 17 pledges including those related to poverty, inequality, climate and peace and justice.