Scores will be allocated to different sections on a weighted basis and will add up to a total possible score of 100. The key areas that scores will be allocated to and that should be elaborated on in your application for this category are as follows:
A. Background (10 points): Please explain why and how the company which the nominated person works for has decided to address ESG issues within the organisation or through its products/services. Please give a brief explanation as to why the nominated individual (under 30 years of age) has proven themselves an exceptional talent with regard to the improvement of environmental or social and equality practices within the nominated company.
B. Leadership and influence (20 points): Please outline in more detail how the nominated person has demonstrated leadership and influence in their work, and how their work has influenced the company. This can be through work style, impact on company culture, communicating their work, and providing leadership.
C. Key Projects (20 points): Please detail any project(s) that demonstrates the nominated person’s leadership, and how the project(s) has further the company’s ambitions and goals.
D. Outcomes and impacts (20 points): Please outline any positive outcomes or measurable impacts delivered as a result of the nominated persons actions.
E. Overcoming challenges (20 points): Please outline how the nominated person has identified specific challenges in delivering on its sustainability or equality agenda for the company, and how he/she has worked to overcome them.
G. Testimony (10 points): Please include short testimony from at least 3 separate parties, from within or outside the company, citing the reasons why this person should be awarded ESG Rising Start in this year’s awards.
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