Categories

Baltic Sustainability Awards will cover three main categories and eight sub-categories in total, including the sub-categories of Impact and Innovation. All sub-categories of Impact and Innovation will each have three Baltic-level finalists, while the Changemaker category will have three finalists in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia each.

 

The jury will select all finalists in ann categories and winners in the Impact and Innovation categories. Changemaker winners will be chosen by the public.

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Impact

Changes, improvements or additions to business processes, services, product or R&D that reduces the negative impact on the environment, further sustainable (think the social and governance aspect as well) business practices or creates long-term stakeholder value by focusing on the environmental dimensions of doing business.

 

The category is extensive and accepts various kinds of applications; some examples include - switching to a hybrid-office model or electric vehicles, product packaging or materials change to a more sustainable option, new product introduction using recycled materials.

SUB-CATEGORIES

 Renewable energy
 Sustainable resources
 Supply chain

 Sustainable cities & mobility

 Social initiatives

SELECTION PROCESS

Organization representatives fill-in application form by  Oct 14 
 

3 finalists selected in each sub-category by the Impact Jury, announced on  Nov 9 

 

Finalist pitches at Awards ceremony on  Nov 30 

 

Winners chosen during Awards ceremony on  Nov 30  by Jury  

WINNERS TO BE SELECTED

Baltic Winner in Renewable energy
Baltic Winner in Sustainable resources
 Baltic Winner in Supply chain

Baltic Winner in Sustainable cities & mobility

 Baltic Winner in Social initiatives

Innovation

The most promising cutting-edge innovation in sustainability or GreenTech area developed by an enterprise or startup. Innovation by an enterprise or a sustainability startup itself that has a positive environmental impact at its core that aims to use technology and science to create solutions to global sustainability problems, from plastic waste to renewable energy.

 

The category is open for any enterprise or startup that has developed a new technology in sustainability or GreenTech area. 

SUB-CATEGORIES

Enterprises
Startups

SELECTION PROCESS

Enterprise & startup representatives fill-in application form by Oct 14 

3 finalists selected in each sub-category by Innovation Jury, announced on  Nov 9

 

Finalist pitches at Awards ceremony on  Nov 30

 

Winners chosen during Awards ceremony on Nov 30 by Jury  

WINNERS TO BE SELECTED

➔ Best Baltic Winner in Innovation sub-category for Enterprises

➔ Baltic Winner in Innovation sub-category for Startups

Changemaker

Aspiring individuals making a lasting effort for sustainability, bringing attention to the needed change, acting as an example to follow or educating and inspiring others to act.

 

You don't necessarily have to be in tech or business to apply for this category; show us how you pursue your sustainability mission!

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants themself or those to nominate other individuals fill-in application form by  Oct 14

3 finalists selected in Baltic state by the Changemaker Jury, announced on  Nov 9

 

 Public voted for their winners between Nov 9 and Nov 30

 

Winners announced during Awards ceremony on  Nov 30

WINNERS TO BE SELECTED

➔ Estonian Changemaker

➔ Latvian Changemaker

➔ Lithuanian Changemaker