SDG Business Pioneers

Award in BiH 2024

If your company is running business while taking care for its employees, the community, and the environment, you might be the next winner of SDG Business Pioneers Award in BiH!
Nominate your company for the SDG Business Pioneers Award 2024!

Who can apply?

The award is open for all private sector companies registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina, regardless of the company size (micro, small, medium, and large). It is awarded to companies within the categories (“People” and “Resources & Environment”) by size (for example, small companies compete with other small companies).

Application deadline

The application period for the SDG Business Pioneers Award was open from January 1, 2024, to March 15, 2024. The application deadline has now passed.

How to apply?

The process is based on a simple e-application form that takes a few minutes. If you meet the initial criteria based on this application, you will be contacted for additional information about your company.

Nominate your company today, embrace knowledge, be a pioneer, and inspire others showing your sustainable business practices!

Award Ceremony 2023

Explore our gallery and experience the spirit of innovation and excellence from the last year’s SDG Business Pioneers Award ceremony. Each picture tells a story of dedication and inspiration that guides us towards a brighter future.

About the Award

The SDG Business Pioneers Award aims to promote the efforts of the private sector in the field of sustainable development in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2024, we will announce the sixth generation of SDG Business Pioneers. The application process follows specific standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in the social, environmental, and economic dimensions, assisting companies in measuring their performance based on international standards.

The Award is the part of the programme “Translating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Framework in Bosnia and Herzegovina into Sustainable and Inclusive Growth (SDG2BiH)”, funded by Sweden and implemented by UNDP in partnership with UNICEF and UN Women as part of the overall support provided by the United Nations to the Bosnian and Herzegovinian authorities in implementing the SDG Framework in the country. The official partner of this Award is the Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

More information about the methodology can be found at the link HERE

Some of the companies that previously applied for the SDG Business Pioneers Award

Benefits for companies

Be recognized as a leader

Be among the leading companies in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Lead the trend

Focus on long-term success and sustainable strategies

Promote your results

Finalists will be promoted in public media and through UNDP promotion channels

Follow EU standards

Award methodology is based on ESG and GRI standards – Companies will receive an Annual Sustainability Report

Take care of the planet

Your company impacts creating a better future, gaining greater trust from investors, customers, suppliers, and the community

This website is supported within the framework of the Programme “Translating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Framework in Bosnia and Herzegovina into sustainable and inclusive growth” (SDG2BiH) financed by Sweden and implemented by UNDP in partnership with UNICEF and UN Women under the United Nations’ overall support extended to the authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to implement the SDG Framework in BiH.