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About the awards

The Finance for the Future Awards were created in 2012 to recognise leadership within the finance function to drive sustainable economies.

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The Finance for the Future awards is looking for organisations and individuals that are supporting the integration of sustainability into financial decision making.

The five award categories:

  • Embedding an integrated approach (public and not-for-profit sectors)
  • Embedding an integrated approach (private sector)
  • Communicating integrated thinking
  • Moving financial markets
  • Driving change in the finance community

The Awards will also recognise Climate Leadership. The Climate Leaders will be selected among this year’s finalists from all the categories.

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A winner receiving their award

Why are these awards important?

Finance is essential in helping to drive progress – by transforming the way we see, record and organise the world in which we live. If we are to convince our peers to face up to their responsibilities, and drive the outcomes we need, we must have a clear vision of the long- term impacts of our actions, we need to capture the facts and to create a business case for change.

The awards also highlight the role the finance function plays in innovation and integrated thinking. The awards have gone from strength to strength over the last nine years, and we continue to see growth in the community of finance professionals who are committed to creating a more sustainable economy. 

The rigorous nature of the assessment process and judging seal the credibility and set them apart from other award programmes.

The awards are open to all individuals and organisations globally. Individual entries tell a story of innovation and leadership from the finance community which can inspire, influence and inform.

2021 Awards Ceremony

On Tuesday 2 November 2021 we celebrated the success of the Finance for the Future finalists and winners in London and Glasgow with judges, distinguished guests and our virtual audience. After a video address from HRH The Prince of Wales, the winners were announced from the shortlist of 36 finalists.

People watching video message from HRH The Prince of Wales

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