ESG Impact Category

(ESG Award)


The ESG Impact Category recognizes

Particular Special ESG Stream

Awards are presented to brands that have demonstrated clear and measurable results of sustainable brand building, sustainable brand acceptance, and are clearly aligned with sustainable business. The Sustainable Brand building is the process of creating a strong, positive perception of a company's ESG Brand in the eyes of multi-stakeholders and, to motivate multi-stakeholders for Co-creating Sustainable Impacts across ESG aspects.


  • The Award is open to all organisations from the public, private, and NGO sector with validated business registration around the world

ESG Impact Categry

ESG Impact Category



Demonstration of Sustainable Impacts across ESG aspects. 


Criteria of ESG Impact Category:

1) At least THREE sustinable impacts across all 3 ESG factors in last 24 months

2) A paragraph of 300 words maximum as a justification for award

(it may be shared on the official award website and/or different publications)


Criteria of Final List of ESG Impact Outstanding Category:

Based on superior performance of Sustainable Impact across ESG aspects

Max 20% of Award Winners of Each ESG Impact Category

Additional Justification Submssion for Final list of Outstanding ESG Impact Award


Award Presentation:

Annual (Oct/Nov)

Application Process


Stage One: entry form submission for Positive Impact Merit (everyone starts here)

 - submit Basic Info of Company and Contact Only

 - submit Sustainability/ESG Report (the lastest)

 - if your entry form is accepted, you will receive

   1) the confirmation of Positive Impact Merit and

   2) evidence submission form for another award

Stage Two: evidence submission for another award (optional)

Stage Three: final result announcement


Application Submission:

The recognition is open for application all year round. 

The entry form submission is processed on a continual basis.

The evidence submission must be before 2 months of award presentation.


For Online Entry Form, please contact us

Applying for ESG Impact Category

Familiarize yourself with this important information before

applying for ESG Impact Category.

Who are the co-presenters?

  • The Award is member of the InnoESG Prize Series, so it is presented by Founding Presenter and Co-Presenters of the InnoESG Prize Series (SocietyNext Foundation, UNESCO HKA GPC, etc. Subject to change each year).

What will the winners receive?

  • An Award Trophy
  • Are honored at the InnoESG Prize Ceremony Event
  • License to use InnoESG Recognition Logo
  • Are featured in Official InnoESG Website
  • Can show achievements on Your Channel of ESG Brand (http://<company> Showing ESG Value)

What is the difference between categories?

  • Grand Impact, ESG Impact, Sustainable Impact and Positive Impact categories are member of the InnoESG Prize Series.
  • There is no one-size-fits-all, the holistic recognition series can support different companies. They can select different recognitions based on their ESG/Sustainability Strategy. 


  • Contact us for endorsed list of Impact Evaluation Organzation or in-house cerified persons for InnoESG's Different Categories.

What is your policy on confidential information?

  • The organisers will ensure that all sensitive information is kept private, and relevant documents are reviewed only by the judges. All information submitted from application will be kept confidential.
Past Winners