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A top-class alliance has come together to jointly support one of the most important missions of our current and future generations - the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): UN Principles for Responsible Investment, UN Global Compact, Toniic Institute, Impact Hub Vienna, the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens as well as the initiators Mercer and Institutional Money award the "Money 4 Change - Impact Award". The award will be presented in the course of the gala evening of the Institutional Money Congress on May 26, 2021 in Wiesbaden. In addition, the winners will present the implementation of their measures and ideas at the Impact Days in Vienna on June 24 and 25, 2021.
The premiere of the "Money for Change - Impact Award" will be one of the main events at the highly prestigious Institutional Money Congress 2021.
The "Money 4 Change - Impact Award" is presented in four categories to those participants who successfully integrate the 17 goals for sustainable development set by the United Nations into their business model and generate innovative impact solutions and/or approaches, effective impact strategies and/or processes for asset owners, companies and entrepreneurs. The award focuses on best practices that serve as a role model for innovative approaches and solutions with a recognizable impact.
This category recognizes asset owners who already have an increased focus/adjustment to SDGs and/or are making increased investments in the area of Social/Climate Impact and/or take climate risks into account in the decision-making process. An ESG process has long been established.
This category honors corporates that use sustainable people management to help ensure that the people in the organization are treated responsibly and can therefore act responsibly themselves. The focus is on corporates that consciously encourage and empower employees to initiate changes in their daily work towards sustainability.
This category honors entrepreneurs who have put their focus on Social or Climate Impact. With their innovative impact solutions they support the SDGs.
This category honors asset owners, companies and entrepreneurs who have jointly (with at least 2 of the categories listed) achieved a successful implementation of one of the SDG goals or jointly implemented innovative solutions.
- Membership at UNPRI and/or UNGC
- Planned membership of UNPRI and/or UNGC until 30.5.2021
- Nomination by an existing member of UNPRI/UNGC to submit the award
- Asset managers are not included in the category asset owners/corporates, due to the fact that as investment managers they represent an independent category according to the UN PRI definition. For the category investment managers, there is currently no award planned in 2021.
- The business solution must focus on social or climate impact
Process & Evaluation Criteria
In a two-stage jury process, consisting of a pre-selection of the nominees and the subsequent final selection of the award-winners, the evaluation is based on the IMP 5 dimensions, focusing on the implementation of the respective strategy/processes/solutions and the resulting impact.
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