FAQ

What are the Finance for the Future Awards?

The Finance for the Future Awards recognises the crucial role financial decision-makers play in embedding sustainability into the business model to create financial returns and deliver economic, environmental and social benefits.

Who can enter the Awards?

The awards are open to all organisations globally.

How do I enter?

Entries for 2017 Finance for the Future Awards will be open from 5 March 2017 and you can enter online or by dowloading an entry form. 

Why should I enter?

All the benefits of entering the Finance for the Future Awards can be found on the Why Enter page.

How many awards are presented? What are the categories?

Six awards will be presented and the categories are: Large business, Start-up and growing enterprises, Public and not-for-profit sectors, Communicating integrated thinking, Investing and financing and Innovative idea. 

What is the deadline for entering?

Entries will be open until midnight (UK Time) 31 May 2017.

Is there a fee to enter?

No, it is completely free to enter.

How are the awards judged?

The details of the application process can be found here.

What happens if I am shortlisted?

After the assessment site visits, if your organisation is shortlisted in one of the categories, you will be invited to give a formal presentation to the judging panel on in London on Friday 8 September 2017.

When will the winners be announced?

All winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday, 12 October 2017.

When and where will the awards ceremony be held?

The awards ceremony will take place in London on 12 October 2017. Please note that it is an invitation-only event.