The CSJ Awards 2018
The Responsible Business Award

The Responsible Business Award in partnership with the Fore


The Responsible Business Award is aimed at finding the most innovative and outstanding CSR programme run by a small or medium sized business.

We will look at three aspects of any business’s programme – The first is how connected staff across the organisation are with the programme and how happy they are to engage with it.

Second will be to look at how successful the programme is in terms of meeting its philanthropic objectives.  The third will to judge whether it is successful in its philanthropic outcomes for service users.

Application Instructions

Please read the instructions carefully to avoid your application not being processed

  • Applications will stay open until 17.00hrs on Friday 13th October 2017
  • All applicants must not exceed an annual turnover of £40 million and must be based in the UK
  • There is one application form per category. Some charities may offer services that apply to more than of the one categories listed. These charities may apply for more than one category but will only be eligible for one prize.
  • Applicants must not exceed the word limit for each question. Applications will not be processed if any answers exceed the word limit.
  • Shortlisted businesses will be visited by someone from the CSJ between the 20th October and 5th November.
  • A team of very senior philanthropists, media personalities and business people will carry out judging on the 5th December.
  • Winners will be announced before Christmas
  • The Award Ceremony will be on the 13th March 2018. Both winners and shortlisted charities will be invited to this event.

When applicants have filled out their application form they must email them to [email protected]
Application deadline: 17:00 on Friday 13th October 2017

  • About and Contact Information

  • (please indicate full or part time)
  • (please include number of hours given per month)
  • Assessment

The CSJ Responsible Business Award will be the first to seek out inspirational small firms that are currently operating under the radar. We know there are some extraordinary businesses out there, doing extraordinary work with staff and community, and we want to find them- Andy Cook, CEO, Centre for Social Justice.