Business SPIRIT Award 2019 is coming!

Business SPIRIT Award 2019 is coming!
Business Collaboration Sustainability
Calling all innovators who want to make a Profit with Purpose!

The Business SPIRIT Award seeks to celebrate and support entrepreneurs and innovators who are embedding social and environmental values in their core business - related to the product, supply chain, use of raw materials or workplace practices.

Expert judges will be looking to find the best innovative solutions with positive impact. Finalist can access professional training, mentoring and networking which help them to further develop their projects and receive supports.

Application is open to every project regardless of nationality or location.

Best finalists will have the chance to present their project at the 3rd international Responsible Innovation Summit conference, 30 October 2019, Dublin.

How to apply?


Check out category requirements

Fill out a simple online form

Join a boot camp in Dublin (Optional)

Pitch your project at the Responsible Innovation Summit

The evaluation process is focusing on strong business performance indicators and relevant Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) factors. 

There are two main categories to choose from:

Early stage concept - for project ideas with solid business concept.

Best business practice - for established organisations with a proven track record of activity.

Special prizes for best projects in:

  • Circular Economy
  • Research in action
  • Community empowerment
  • Habitat for all

Find out more about the application process and the best projects from last year!