The Global SDG Awards is an international sustainability initiative designed to increase private sector engagement with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework through competition. Your company can compete head-to-head for one (or more) of our 17 annual sustainability awards.

Be seen and evaluated by the Global SDG Awards’ Expert Panel of Judges. Get recognition for your company’s incredible positive social and environmental impacts. Ready to begin? Enter your details below to get started.



Every 2019 Application will be featured on The Global SDG Awards website, and promoted via our social media channels. Share your sustainability and corporate responsibility success stories and engage with potential brand ambassadors for your company.


Through our network of media partners, we promote private-sector solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. We’ll highlight your achievements on social media (+40k active followers), at speaking opportunities, and via digital features and article series.


With a peer-reviewed judging methodology, The Global SDG Awards celebrate the best sustainability initiatives, programs and business models from around the world. Recognition from our Expert Panel of Judges can help accelerate your growth and impact.


SDG #1 - No Poverty - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #2 - Zero Hunger - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #3 - Good Health & Well-Being - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #4 - Quality Education - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #5 - Gender Equality - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #6 - Clean Water & Sanitation - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #7 - Affordable & Clean Energy - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #10 - Reduced Inequalities - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #12 - Responsible Consumption & Production - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #13 - Climate Action - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #14 - Life Below Water - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #15 - Life On Land - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions - The Global SDG Awards
SDG #17 - Partnerships For The Goals - The Global SDG Awards


“By spotlighting companies big and small from across the world and their efforts to create a better world, The Global SDG Awards have a critical role to play in driving and inspiring leadership in sustainable development and corporate responsibility” – Shireen Rahmani, Chief Operating Officer, Roshan

“Global recognition of sustainable, responsible business practice is key to achieving the positive change needed for the Sustainable Development Goals to succeed. Toast Ale is proud to be an inaugural winner of The Global SDG Awards, recognising our achievements towards Goal 12 and our company’s mission and vision for a better world” – Rob Wilson, CEO, Toast Ale

“The Global SDG Awards is driving this important agenda to create positive change. We are honored to receive this award for the work Dove is doing and are extremely inspired and motivated reading all the entries who have made incredible contributions to supporting the SDGs” – Sophie Galvani, Dove Global Vice President, Unilever

“Winning the 2018 Global SDG Award for Clean Water & Sanitation is humbling, considering some of the large corporations we were up against in the competition. Engaging the private-sector will make more companies realise that they have a part to play in addressing the challenges we all faceGrant Gibbs, Executive Director, Hippo Roller




 The 2019 Global SDG Awards will be evaluated by our expert panel of +80 international judges. With sustainability & corporate responsibility leaders from a wide range of countries and industries. The awards are open to any private-sector company or social enterprise that use the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework to support their sustainability efforts. Our award questions were designed to reward companies that publish SDG KPIs in their annual reports, integrated report or corporate responsibility communications.