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Baltic Sustainability Awards

Six thematic categories form


Welcome to the application form for the Baltic Sustainability Awards 2023!


Navigating our application form is as straightforward as a stroll along the Baltic shores. Minimal inputs, maximised clarity. While the scale or domain of your project might differ—whether you’re a tech startup innovating in renewable energy or a community in Saaremaa building novel sustainable educational programme —our assessment matrix remains consistent, ensuring fairness and simplicity. You bring the intent and innovation; we ensure the process remains hassle-free.


This form progresses through several stages, starting with general questions and then delving into specifics about the initiative you're nominating and its potential future impact.


For more detailed information on our evaluation approach, please visit the Evaluation section or Frequently Asked Questions section.


➔ First name

➔ Last name

➔ Email

➔ Phone number 


➔ Please choose the category that aligns with your innovation initiative and promises the greatest impact: 

Climate Innovations
Circular Economy
Energy technologies
Social Initiatives
Urban Development

➔ Please chose type of organisation:

Large enterprise (250 or more persons employed)
Medium (50 to 249 persons employed)
Small enterprise (10 to 49 persons employed)
NGOs/Public Sector


➔ Name of organization (Legal name):

➔ Year founded:

➔ Number of persons in top-level (strategic) management:


➔ Number of female top (strategic) managers:


➔ Male vs Female in team: 


➔ Number of team members:


➔ Location of company (country):
(Dropdown choice - Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Pan-Baltic)

➔ What is the industry you operate in?


➔ Please share the title of the initiative that you submit for the awards

➔ What is your solution that you are submitting for the Awards? Please clearly state your solution and the challenge you want to overcome with it. (max 150 words)

➔ Please describe what was the initial motivation to go for this initiative.


➔ Which stakeholders benefit from your initiative? Pick as many as applicable. 







other (add your own answer)

➔ How do these stakeholders connect with your initiative? (max 100 words)

➔ What is your metric of success? (e.g. CO2 reduced, plastic avoided, CO2 compensated, energy consumption reduced, improved inclusiveness, better transparency of the company to stakeholders, implementation of training for employees to improve their competitiveness etc.) (max 250 words)

➔ Do you have statistics for this success metric over the last 5 year? Please briefly provide the main figure​.

➔ What results do you anticipate achieving in terms of your success metrics over the next 5 years? Please briefly provide the main figure​.

➔ Which continents does your initiative reach? (multiple options are possible)


➔ Holistic Impact Analysis:

​(Star ratings 1-5, where 1 is lowest and 5 is highest):

Determine the overall environmental impact of your initiative
☐1 ☐2 ☐3 ☐4 ☐5

Determine the overall social impact of your initiative
☐1 ☐2 ☐3 ☐4 ☐5

Determine the overall economic Impact of your initiative
☐1 ☐2 ☐3 ☐4 ☐5

​➔ Please feel free to provide any description on your choice.


Explanation: In this section, you're encouraged to elaborate on the reason behind your selection or choice. This could be related to any previous question or a specific aspect of your application. It's an opportunity to give context or share additional information that you believe is relevant.

➔ Future Potential Outlook:

initiatives longevity (years): [Drop-down menu: 1, 2, 3... 7+]

Explanation: Estimate how long you foresee the relevance or viability of your initiative. Choose a duration from the drop-down menu that best represents the number of years you believe your initiative will remain significant or operational.

Scalability: [Drop-down menu: Local, Pan-Baltic, Beyond Baltic]
Explanation: Indicate the potential growth scope of your initiative. "Local" suggests it's best suited for a specific area or community, "Pan-Baltic" implies it can expand across the Baltic region, and "Beyond Baltics" means it has the potential to grow even outside the Baltic region.


Adaptability: [Drop-down menu: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest]
Explanation: This measures the flexibility of your initiative. A high adaptability means it can easily adjust to various situations without major alterations, while low adaptability suggests it might be more rigid or specific in its application; significant changes needed for other scenarios.


➔ People Reach Quotient:

People reach or estimated total impact. Help us to quantify how many individuals your initiative will positively affect until the year 2030. (Direct + Indirect): [Drop-down menu: [0-100, 100-1k, 1k-10k, 10k-100k, 100k-500k, 500k-1M, 1M-5M, 5M-10M, 10M+]

➔ Total initiative’s Budget until year 2030: EUR [Input Box]

PIlot / MVP
Operational for __ years [Dropdown menu]


➔ Tech Level (If Applicable):

Basic (e.g., website, social media)
Intermediate (e.g., app, database)
Advanced (e.g., AI, IoT, deep tech, blockchain)


➔ Short Description of Your Team: (Max. 100 words)

➔ What is the vision of the long-term effects of your initiative? (e.g. we will reduce 20% emissions, we will engage 1 million people with our product, and we will save 1 million tons of waste) (max 100 words)

➔ Are there any negative externalities of your initiative? (e.g. water consumption, CO2, logistics, waste, high energy, other) (max 150 words)



➔ Please provide any links to websites, reports, whitepapers, research studies, prototypes, or any other documentation that supports your application.:
Link 1: ____________________
Link 2: ____________________

➔ By ticking this box, I/We affirm that all the information provided is accurate to the best of my/our knowledge.
☐ I agree.


➔ Please confirm that you agree to the Baltic Sustainability Awards terms & conditions and data privacy policy by submitting this form.
☐ I agree.


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