About the awards

Finance for the Future

Finance for the Future was founded by ICAEW and The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) in 2012. 

In partnership with Deloitte, the programme highlights the essential role that the finance function plays in driving integrated thinking in decision making and in building sustainable business models. Its key ambition is to share best practice, drive awareness, inspire action and develop a community of finance leaders, committed to create more sustainable outcomes for their organisations. 

The programme constitutes a year-long programme of alumni, networking, thought leadership and good practice activities (including awards winners case studies and video interviews highlighting their success stories and the reasons why they won) and culminates in an awards celebration evening and an informative and interactive networking reception. 

Finance for the Future Awards

The Finance for the Future Awards recognise finance functions driving sustainable economies. We are looking for examples of good practice that could be transformational in building a sustainable organisation.

The rigorous nature of the assessment process and the seniority and expertise of the judging panel seal the credibility of Finance for the Future Awards and set them apart from other award programmes.

The awards are free to enter and open to all individuals and organisations globally.

Categories for 2019

The 2019 awards featured the following categories:

2019 Climate Leadership Award 

This year there is the potential for an additional Finance for the Future Award to be presented, recognising Climate Leadership. There is no separate entry form for this award; the winner will be selected from this year’s finalists from across all the categories, based on the significance of Climate Leadership to each entry. 

As this is an additional award, there is no requirement to discuss climate change in your entry award if not appropriate. Entries to the Climate Leadership award will be considered as part of the assessment and judging process for the other award categories entered.