Best Achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility

Sponsor: tba

Richmond Chamber of Commerce
Entry Guidelines:

Companies of all sizes should enter. Please take a look at the background below and think about what positive impact your business has on the community of Richmond upon Thames, the environment, your employees and their families and so on…It could be your business supports the local youth and their families via sponsorship of youth clubs or football teams or you create opportunities for your staff to volunteer for local charities or environmental groups. We would like to know how your business gives back to the community. To enter you need to be a business or organisation in Richmond upon Thames or do significant work in the borough. When completing the entry forms please use metrics for example proportion of turnover, %, numbers in your evidence – this will assist in the judging. All sizes of businesses and organisations are invited to enter and all will be judged according to their size. If you do not have all the answers you could still win – our independent judges will judge you fairly. The number of characters allowed per question indicates the maximum – by no means do you have to use all of these to answer the questions fully. Please attach any additional evidence such as press releases or testimonials or confidential business balance sheets to support your entry. Prior to entering this Award, please pay the entry fee using the PAY ENTRY FEE button below. This entitles your business to enter an Award and 2 to attend The Awards Ball, so that you can pick up your Award should you win. Before paying the fee we invite you to join the Chamber of Commerce to access the subsidised Awards Entry Fee, as well as plugging into the business network, advertising packages, free mentoring, events and more. We can also add these 2 seats to a table for 10 should you be sponsoring another Award or wish to purchase a table. If you have any questions about entering any of the categories, the process or anything else please contact us at email@richmondchamberofcommerce.co.uk and the team will be delighted to assist you.

Entry Form for Category: Best Achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility

Your Name

Your Job Title

Your Email

Your Phone Number (mobile and/or landline)

Name of business or organisation

Please indicate your business sector, type of activity, approximate turnover & no. of employees

1. Is your business or organisation either based or trade significantly within The Borough of Richmond upon Thames - 20 words

2. Does your business or organisation integrate business values and operations to meet the expectations of stakeholders, including customers, employees, regulators, investors, suppliers, the community and the environment? 500 words

3. Do you maintain open dialogue with your stakeholders? 200 words

4. Do you improve environmental performance through implementation of any sustainable development and environmental policies? 200 words

5. Do you encourage dialogue with local communities for mutual benefit? 200 words

6. Do you encourage employees to help local community organisations and activities? 500 words

7. Do you deploy an equal opportunities policy for all present and potential future employees and do you maintain, a clean, healthy and safe working environment? 200 words

8. Show how you safeguard against unfair business practices and or how you encourage suppliers and contractors to adopt responsible business policies and practices. 200 words

9. Please describe how your business responded to Covid: any innovation or diversification to reach new sectors or customers; health and safety measures applied to keep everyone safe; how directors maintained and enhanced communications during lockdown; and any other improvements made as a direct result of the pandemic.

10. Who will collect the Award in November at the awards ceremony should you win?

Please upload your company logo and any other documents relevant to your entry here (max. 2Mb)