2019 Finalists

The 2019 categories and finalists are:


Building sustainable financial products – Recognises organisations that have developed new financial products or services that are aimed at driving sustainable outcomes:

  • Accounting for Energy (UK)
  • Contact Energy (New Zealand)
  • Ecology Building Society (UK)
  • Octopus Investments (UK)
  • Rabobank (Netherlands)
  • Zigway (Myanmar)


Communicating Integrated Thinking – Recognises organisations that are demonstrating clearly, through communicating to their providers of financial capital, how sustainability is embedded into their overall strategy and decision-making process:

  • ABN AMRO (Netherlands)
  • Severn Trent (UK)
  • S&P Global (US)
  • Tideway (UK)
  • Yorkshire Water (UK)


Driving change through education, training and academia – Recognises the contribution of individuals, organisations or joint-entrants in driving action to integrate sustainability through education, training and academia:

  • Accounting Bissim (UK)

  • Centre for ClimateFinance & Investment (UK)

  • CSEAR (UK)

  • Harvard Business School Business: Business & Environment Initiative  and Social Enterprise Initiative (US)

  • The Thinking Ahead Institute (UK)


Embedding an Integrated Approach – Recognises the finance team’s leadership in embedding integrated thinking and decision making across their organisation:

  • ABN AMRO (Netherlands)

  • Landsec (UK)

  • Stora Enso Oyj (Finland)

  • SSE (UK)

  • Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (India)

  • Tesco plc (UK)


Innovative project – Recognises innovative projects, led by or with the clear involvement of the finance team, that have the potential to transform an organisation into a more sustainable one:

  • City of Vancouver (Canada)

  • Hindustan Unilever (India)

  • SteamaCo (UK)

  • Sainsbury's (UK)

  • Xylem (US)


Investing and financing – this award focuses on the adoption of an integrated approach across core investment and financing processes within financial services organisations:

  • Carbon Delta AG (Switzerland)

  • DNB ASA (Norway)

  • Globalance Bank (Switzerland)

  • PIMCO (UK)

  • TSKB (Turkey)