The European Corporate Awards 2020

ESG Investing is proud to present The European Corporate Awards 2020 for listed companies celebrating the best in ESG reporting, sustainability, corporate governance and climate change strategy.

Who should apply?
Nominations are open to companies listed on recognised stock exchanges from all industry sectors. Small cap and companies from the emerging markets are also encouraged to apply.

Why enter?
The European Corporate Awards 2020 are the only awards devoted to assessing and evaluating the best listed companies in all areas of ESG and sustainability practices across the globe. Free to enter, they are designed for listed companies across all sectors. See How to Enter. 

Award categories
Companies can apply in two categories across 10 sectors:


  • Best ESG Reporting
  • Best ESG Initiative


  • Basic materials
  • Consumer goods
  • Energy
  • Financials
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Property
  • Technology
  • Telecoms
  • Utilities

How are entries judged?
All award entries undergo an initial shortlisting stage for each category. The shortlisted companies are then assessed by a panel of independent judges comprising financial market professionals, academics and independent experts. For each award category the judges then choose the winning entrant and runner-up. The judges will be looking for outstanding merit in ESG reporting, disclosure and engagement and the best in ESG initiatives. These could relate to the environment, climate change, diversity, corporate governance, or any other area of sustainability. All nominations are judged according to their industry sector.

Shortlisted companies will be announced in September 2020.

When are the winners announced?
Winners will be announced at The European Corporate Awards ceremony in London on 12th November 2020 at Le Méridien Piccadilly, London W1. Tickets for the ceremony will be on sale in September 2020 and will also include the right to use the Awards logo. There is no obligation to purchase a ticket and attendance or non-attendance will have no impact on the judges’ decisions in any way.

Entry deadline
The closing date for nominations is Monday 31 August 2020.

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Good Luck!