Driving change through education, training and academia

Entry criteria

This award recognises the contribution of individuals, organisations or partnerships in driving action towards integrating sustainability through education, training and academia. Entries can be self-nominated or nominated by a third party and must be relevant to the wider accounting or finance community.

This award is open to individuals, organisations and partnerships creating or enabling research, training, teaching or studies to integrate sustainability into finance and accounting. This could include, but is not limited to researchers, students, accounting or finance-led bodies, colleges, universities, business schools or corporates.

Examples can include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing or enabling academic research and/or thought leadership.
  • Integration into corporate training materials.
  • Changes to syllabi/curricula.
  • Development of new tools, techniques or technologies.
  • Initiatives, programmes or other activities.
  • Apprenticeships and/or traineeships.
  • Academic competitions.

The entrant must demonstrate that:

  • How the activity benefits the future of finance, e.g. through supporting and/or inspiring the development of sustainable business models.
  • How the activities produce or influence (or have a strong potential to produce or influence) positive economic, environmental and/or social outcomes.
  • How the activities have changed or could change current standard practices.
  • How they have sought to engage students, peers or the wider finance community.
  • What success looks like and how the impact is or could be measured.

Please ensure you have reviewed and understood the Conditions of Entry before submitting your entry.

If you have any queries about the categories or awards process, please contact our Awards Manager at info@financeforthefuture.org

Entries for the 2018 Finance for the Future Awards have now closed. This year’s finalists will be announced in August.