Nominations Now Open for Sustainability Impact Awards 2024 by UOB and BT

Nominations Now Open for Sustainability Impact Awards 2024 by UOB and BT

by February 27, 2024

The Sustainability Impact (SI) Awards 2024, a collaborative effort between The Business Times (BT) and United Overseas Bank (UOB), has officially opened its nomination period, which will run until 15 May 2024.

The awards aim to honor individuals and organisations in Singapore that are making significant contributions to environmental and societal well-being through innovative, sustainable practices.

The National University of Singapore Business School’s Centre for Governance and Sustainability (CGS) serves as the knowledge partner for the awards.

The awards are designed to recognise leadership and innovation in sustainability across various sectors, promoting a shift towards a more sustainable and inclusive future.

Nominees for the awards can come from any industry, with the judging criteria emphasising good governance as a fundamental requirement.

The “Individual” category will focus on qualitative and behavioral contributions, whereas the “Enterprise” category will evaluate companies based on their internal sustainability practices and overall impact.

The panel of judges chaired by Lee Chuan Seng, Chairman of the National Environment Agency includes representatives from various sectors including academia, real estate, and finance, ensuring a comprehensive evaluation of the nominees.

Individuals and businesses interested in participating can find more information and the application form on the awards’ official website.

Eric Lim

Eric Lim

Eric Lim, Chief Sustainability Officer, UOB, said,

“We are pleased to continue working with The Business Times on the Sustainability Impact Awards to celebrate the contributions of businesses and individuals who have created positive environmental or social impact.


We hope to inspire more to do the same, so that both people and the planet can progress together in harmony.”

Professor Lawrence Loh

Professor Lawrence Loh

Professor Lawrence Loh, Director of CGS, NUS Business School, said,

“Reflecting on our sustainability development over the past years, we recognised that it is a journey with challenges and opportunities. Hence, the Sustainability Impact Award serves to guide the community to adapt to the challenges and create an ecosystem that will contribute to a sustainable future.


We look forward to celebrating individuals and organisations that have set new benchmarks in environmental stewardship, social well-being, and ethical governance, thereby inspiring a new generation to continue this vital work.”