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Sustainability Action

How to write your application

You're already doing great work that deserves recognition in the Sustainability Action Awards. Now you just need to write the application to sell it to the judges.

A few tips that may help you in writing your Sustainability Action Awards application:


Clearly describe your initiative for an unfamiliar audience
Be explicit about the link between your activities and sustainability
Describe the impact it has had
Be as specific as possible
Spell out acronyms


Use jargon
Be vague
Exceed the word limit
Be too humble. Sell you initiative to the judges.

If you have any queries about the application process, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Previous winners

Find inspiration for your application from the previous winners and runners up


Got more questions about the application process? Our FAQs may be able to help.

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