Ceremony Date

November 22 2019

Price

Members 100 RMB / Non-Members 200 RMB

Location

Nanjing Intercontinental Hotel

ABOUT THE EVENT / 活动简介

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, a strong advocate of CSR over the past years, is proud to announce the launch of the 2019 CSR Awards.

The successful 2018 5th CSR Awards brought International and Chinese Business or organization Leaders, CSR experts, as well as representatives of Government all over China to Nanjing. Nine winners were selected and received trophies for their outstanding, innovative and world-class products, services, projects and programs implemented in the past or present.

The CSR Awards aim to acknowledge CSR successes, raise sustainability awareness, and share the CSR experiences with organizations looking to promote and exercise corporate responsibility in China.

This year there will be four categories and six awards given to MNCs, SMEs and NGOs who have shown excellence in influencing innovation.

AWARD DETAILS / 奖项设置

Special Award:

UN SDGs related Special Award (Open to all applications)

Excellence in preserving Life on Land


SMEs Award
Excellence in Responsible Innovation – award to SMEs that have shown excellence in designing innovative projects to tackle with challenges in doing business in China.


NGOs/Social Enterprise Award
Excellence in Social Innovation Partnership – award to NGOs/social enterprises that have shown excellence in developing innovative partnership and sustainable projects.


MNCs Award

Excellence in Responsible Employee Development – award to companies that have shown excellence in promoting and enhancing CSR mindset and skills among employees.

Excellence in Environment Conservation – award to companies that have shown excellence in investing long-term environment and financial sustainability.

Leadership in CSR & Sustainable Growth – This award will be presented to a MNC for its overall CSR and sustainability achievements in China, at a company level. Leadership in CSR, social innovation and sustainable growth will be recognized with a long-term view as well as considering at least the past 3 years of achievements.


All the entries will be assessed in a two-stage process by a jury representing a wide-variety of businesses, social organizations, and government representatives.

所有参赛作品将由本次大赛评审委员会进行评定。评审委员会将由9名企业社会责任领域内的专家组成,评委会将审核申请并最终提名获奖企业。

Timeline 重要日期

  • Open for submissions: 1st July 2019
  • Close for submissions: 24th  September 2019
  • Awards Ceremony: 20th  November 2019

The submission is OPEN now. Corporations, SMEs, business associations, charities, schools and development zones are eligible and encouraged to apply. The deadline for submissions is September 30th 2019 [Deadline Extended]

  1. Download the Application Form from here or email Annie Zhou at nanjing@europeanchamber.com.cn.
  2. Complete and submit separate Application forms for each category you intend to complete (only one per category).
  3. Applications must be submitted in either word or PDF format. PDF Documents and nomination/applications over the word limits indicated in the form will NOT be reviewed.

申请进行中,欢迎企业,非政府机构,慈善机构以及其他相关机构申请。本次申请截至2019年9月30号。

  1.  请在本页面下载申请表格或发邮件至nanjing@europeanchamber.com.cn进行问询。
  2.  请完成并提交申请表。注:参赛单位可申请多项类别,但每类只允许申请一个具体奖项。请针对申请奖项完成针对性申请表。
  3.  申请表请以Word或PDF形式进行提交,请注意字数限制。

Student Competition / 学生竞赛

The Student Competition aims to raise awareness of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) among young people. We accept applications from all students studying in China. Winners will be awarded with prizes and will join our CSR Awards ceremony.

Candidates are invited to use the theme below, to outline their thoughts, and exercise their creative and analytical skills to see how we should preserve our planet.

This year’s competition theme is “How can we preserve Life on Land ?”

Prizes will be given in two categories:

  • CSR Creative Video

Students should submit a video entry that demonstrates understanding of the theme and present possible solutions. The finalists will be chosen for their passion, spirit of innovation and effective communication skills. We encourage students to share their ideas on the topic in front of the camera. These can be individual or group presentations

Format: AVI and MP4 videos will be accepted

Maximum Length: 3 Minutes

Deadline: 15th October, 2019

Announcement of Winners: shortlisted students will be notified one week before the event in November 2019.

Each school can submit maximum 5 videos.

 

  • CSR Art Awards

Artwork can be in any medium. For example, students may choose to use photography, painting, drawing, digital design, sculpture, textiles or collage.

Maximum Size: A3 format

Format: High Resolution JPG picture and original artwork should be submitted to Nanjing EUCCC Office

Deadline: 15th October, 2019

Announcement of Winners: shortlisted students will be notified one week before the event in November 2019.

Note: Each school can submit maximum of 15 artworks

 

Both categories will be separated into different age groups.

Winners of the 5th CSR Awards / 第五届企业社会责任大奖获胜者

Final Winner of 5th CSR Awards:

MNCs: Excellence in Sustainable Growth & Environment Protection

Nestlé (China) Ltd.

Merck Holding (China) Co., Ltd.

Siemens Ltd., China

BASF-YPC Company Limited

MNCs: Excellence in Responsible Value Chain

Nokia Shanghai Bell 

MNCs: Excellence in Employee Development

Bosch Automotive Aftermarket (China) Co., Ltd

Special Award: Excellence in Fostering Cultural Exchange Between Civilizations

Taicang Sino-German Handicapped Workshop

SMEs/ Social Enterprises: Excellence in Responsible Innovation

NETSPRING GREEN IT PROGRAMS

NGOs: Excellence in Social Innovation Partnership

Indigo Charity- Shanghai Songjiang Sheshan Service Centre for Handicapped People

JUDGES PANEL / 评审委员会

A panel of  judges with a strong expertise in the CSR field will review the applications and nominate the winners.

评奖委员会将由名企业社会责任领域内的专家组成,评委会将审核申请并最终提名获奖企业。

Dai Yibao

Deputy General Manager, GoldenBee CSR Consulting

Christophe Hebette

General Manager of Technical Site Services, BASF-YPC

Hui Zhang (Roy)

Director of UTC Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility, Asia

Lin Jialei

Programme Officer of UN Women China

She Hongyu

ASSISTANT SG and Director of R&D of Amity Foundation

Clare Pearson

International Development Director, DLA Piper

Kathleen Bell

CSR LECTURER AND OWNER of CHINA LINK

Agenda / Awards Ceremony

13:00-13:30         Registration and networking

13:30-13:50         Opening session

  • Welcome speech by Mr. Bernhard Weber, Board Chair of European Chamber Nanjing Chapter
  • Switzerland and private companies : the « smart mix » approach to CSR. delivered by Mr Yves Reymond, Counsellor, Head of Economic, Financial and Commercial Section, Embassy of Switzerland in China

 

13:50-14:10         Keynote speech About Business & Society: Challenges & Opportunities

14:10-15:30         Panel Speeches and Discussion

Chaired by Dr Christophe Hebette, General Manager, Maintenance, EHS and Engineering, BASF-YPC

Reconciling Business, Environment and Society: What role can Europe and China organizations play?

Panel Speeches & speakers:

  • Corporate Climate Actions of the Climate Group & What Leading Companies are doing By Mr. Hui Yuming, Greater China Director of the Climate Group
  • Towards zero emission: From manufacturing to consumers. By Ms. Vidy Xu, Public Affairs Director, Schneider Electric
  • The Evolution of CSR in China – Changed vs. Unchanged.By Mr. Zhang Hui, Director of UTC Corporate Responsibility, Chair of European Chamber Shanghai CSR Forum
  • Purpose Driven Innovation – How to help our world run better and improve people’s lives. By Mr. Xue Jianmin, SAP Labs China Strategic Innovation Director
  • Reconciling Business & Sustainability: What can we learn from European consumer brands? By Ms. Chia-Lin Coispeau, Partner Maverlinn Impact Innovation.

Panel Discussion and Q&A

15:30-16:15         Tea Break

16:15-16:30         Award ceremony-Shortlisted Awards Presenting

16:30-17:10         Award ceremony-Final Winner Awards and Student Competition Awards Presenting

17:10-17:20         Closing Remarks by Mr Zeljko Ivkovic, General Manager, DB Schenker Technology Solution Center Nanjing

Speakers / Awards Ceremony

Yves Reymond

Head of the Economic, Trade and Financial Section, Swiss Embassy

Christophe Hebette

General Manager of Technical Site Services, BASF-YPC

Hui Zhang (Roy)

Director of UTC Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility, Asia

Zeljko Ivkovic

General Manager of DB Schenker Technology Solution Center

Xue Jianmin

Strategic Innovation Director, SAP Labs China

Mr. Yuming Hui

Greater China Director, The Climate Group

Ms. Chia-Lin Coispeau

Co-founder of Maverlinn Impact Innovation; Vice President of RICCI Association

Ms. Vidy Xu

Public Affairs Director, Schneider Electric (China) Co., Ltd

Mr. Michael J. Rosenthal

Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce Shanghai Environmental Committee

CO-ORGANIZER & SPONSORS

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact

Ms Annie Zhou

nanjing@europeanchamber.com.cn

+86 (25) 83627330 ext. 0

Location

Zijin Ball Room, 7F, Nanjing Intercontinental Hotel

南京市绿地洲际酒店7层紫金厅

Past CSR awards / 往届回顾

Event Agenda Media Release Press Coverage

CSR Winners 2014:
Category in Human Resources & Work Safety

  • SMEs: N/A
  • MNCs: MAN Diesel for Promoting Safety Culture Cultivation

 

Category in Sustainable Growth & Environment Protection

  • SMEs: Nanjing International School – Green Report Card Project
  • MNCs: BSH Anhui – Resources Efficiency

 

Category in Community Program & Social Innovation

  • SMEs: Shaoxing Quanneng Education and Training Centre Promoting music and arts education in underprivileged Communities
  • MNCs: Siemens – I-Education Program
Event Agenda Media Release

CSR Winners 2015:
Category in Human Resources & Work Safety

  • SMEs: N/A
  • MNCs: Nanjing Ericsson Panda Communications Company (ENC) – A safe and humanized workplace to work

 

Category in Sustainable Growth & Environment Protection

  • SMEs: Nanjing International School – Earth Hour
  • MNCs: Merck Chemicals China- School Water Project

 

Category in Community Program & Social Innovation

  • SMEs: Chrysalis – Emerging Leaders Program
  • MNCs: Merck Chemicals China- Edison Project 
Event Agenda After-event Booklet Eurobiz Article

 

 

CSR Winners 2016:
SMEs in Responsible Innovation: First Respond

MNCs in Employee Development: Siemens

MNCs in Responsible Value Chain: Nestlé

MNCs in Sustainable Growth and Environment Protection: Michelin

NGO: N/A

 

Winners of the Essay Competition: 

Short-term Category

  • 1ST prize: Sally Wu from Wycombe Abbey International School, Changzhou
  • 2nd prize: George Huster from Wycombe Abbey International School, Changzhou
  • 3rd prize: Ji Lianbi from Mahindra United World College of India

 

Long-term Category

  • 1ST prize: Lucy Hu from Wycombe Abbey International School, Changzhou
  • 2nd prize: Sondor Enkhold from Wycombe Abbey International School, Changzhou
  • 3rd prize: Liran Ravid from Wycombe Abbey International School, Changzhou
Event Agenda After-event Booklet Eurobiz Article Press Release

 

 

CSR Winners 2017:
Special Award Excellence in Fostering Cultural Exchange Between Civilizations: Sanpower Group

MNC Excellence in Employee Development: Nestlé (China) Ltd.

MNC Responsible Value Chain: Carrefour China

MNC Excellence in Sustainable Growth and Environment Protection:

  • 1ST prize Global Casting (Xuzhou) Co., Ltd
  • 2nd prize Siemens Ltd., China
  • 3rd prize Faurecia (China) Investment Co. Ltd

 

NGO Excellence in Social Innovation Partnership: Shanghai Oasis Public Development Center

SME/SOCIAL ENTERPRISE Excellence in Responsible Innovation SME: Occupational Health & Safety Assistances, Inc., Shanghai

Social Enterprise: Taicang Inclusion Factory

 

Winners of the Student Competition: 

4-10 age group

  • 1ST prize: A group protect by Nathalie Esquerre from the Lycée Francais de Shanghai
  • 2nd prize: Zihan Xu from the Hexi Campus of Jinling School
  • 3rd prize: Miyu Yamaura from Yew Chung International School of Shanghai
  • 4th prize: Yuhan He from Lycée Français de Shanghai
  • 5th prize: Alfie Wei from Yew Chung International School of Shanghai

 

10-18 age group

  • 1ST prize: Jack Zhang from Nanjing International School
  • 2nd prize: You Ri Lim and Shelley Chen, both from Nanjing International School
  • 3rd prize: Chae Bin Shin from Dulwich College of Suzhou
  • 4th prize: Jiaying Liu from Suzhou Luxu High Tech Primary School
Event Agenda After-event Booklet Eurobiz Article Press Release

 

 

CSR Winners 2018:

MNCs Excellence in Sustainable Growth & Environment Protection:

  • Nestlé (China) Ltd. – AWS Water Stewardship Standard Certification Project
  • Merck Chemicals China – Clean Water Project
  • Siemens – I-Green Education Program
  • BASF-YPC Company Limited –  Green & Clean Forum

 

MNC Excellence in Responsible Value Chain: Nokia – Nokia Circular Supply

 

MNC Excellence in Employee Development:  Bosch – Apprenticeship Program

 

Special Award: Excellence in Fostering Cultural Exchange Between Civilizations: Taicang Sino-German Handicapped Workshop – The Inclusion Factory

 

SME Excellence in Responsible Innovation:  Shanghai Yiquan Social Enterprise Ltd. – NETSPRING Green IT Classroom Program

 

NGO Excellence in Social Innovation Partnership: Indigo Charity – Shanghai Songjiang Sheshan Service Centre for Handicapped People

 

Winners of the Student Competition: 

10 years and younger

  • Muhammad Yousuf Izaan from Echo Forte International School
  • Yujun Ji from EtonHouse International School Nanjing
  • Jinyuan Zhang from EtonHouse International School Nanjing
  • Tingxuan Kim from EtonHouse International School Nanjing
  • Tan Shuyu from Shanghai Songjiang Chenchun Primary School
  • Moon Jinwook from Nanjing Echo-Forte International School

 

11-14 years old

  • Jamine Kim from EtonHouse International
  • Allen Chen from EtonHouse International Nanjing
  • James Jeon from Dulwich College Suzhou
  • Sophia Kong from Dulwich College Suzhou
  • MinSeong Gong from EtonHouse International School Nanjing
  • Jiaying Liu from Suzhou Wujiang Luxu Gaoxin Primary School

 

15 years and older

  • Park Seo Yeon from Nanjing Echo-Forte International School
  • Shuyang Tian from Nanjing International School

Contact

For more information, please contact

Ms Annie Zhou

nanjing@europeanchamber.com.cn

+86 (25) 83627330 ext. 0