NEW AWARD CEREMONY DATE
12 SEPTEMBER 2021

#BIG5IMPACTAWARDS

Categories and Criteria

Sustainable Construction Organisation of the Year

This award will be given to an organisation demonstrating how it has embedded sustainability – including Environmental, Social and Governance ESG principles – into its business strategy. Examples may include success stories of employee and stakeholder engagement, competitor advantage, support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and include evidence of quantifiable environmental impact, support for climate change mitigation, low- and zero-carbon initiatives and positive social impact.

Sustainable Initiative of the Year

The Sustainable Initiative of the Year award will go to the single initiative demonstrating successful implementation, showing clear measurements of success, collaboration and outcomes – including Environmental, Social and Governance ESG principles – in its work. Evidence should focus on initiatives run before April 2021.

Workforce of the Future Initiative

The Workforce of the Future Initiative award will go to an organisation that has successfully implemented a programme to encourage young people into its workforce, improve the skills of its current workforce, focused on worker welfare and introduced processes that enable transition, encourage knowledge transfer and foster innovation. Evidence should demonstrate employee engagement in digital transformation, data projects, training and development programmes, and attracting and recruiting young professionals.

Community of the Future

The Community of the Future award will recognise the community development demonstrating commitment to the following areas throughout the construction cycle: collaboration, connectivity, reducing environmental footprint and waste, access to healthcare and education, resilience, urban mobility, safety, security and data-driven performance.

Sustainable Construction Project of the Year

The Sustainable Construction Project of the Year award will be given to the organisation or project teams (cross-company joint entries will be accepted) responsible for delivering an innovative construction project with proven sustainable benefits to the community. The entry must demonstrate that they have gone over and above standards for the built environment and embedded Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles into the project.

Digital Transformation of the Year

This award is open to organisations (non-technology providers) which can demonstrate how they have successfully implemented sustainable digital transformation in their business. Entrants must show how they have had a successful impact on the business by focusing on fixing pain points, team collaboration, operational change and fostered innovation. Examples of improved productivity, digital use cases and positive impact on client projects and engagement should be provided.

Digitalisation Project of the Year

This award is open to a specific client digitalisation project. Entrants must demonstrate client and cross-team collaboration, how people were at the heart of the project, project objectives, results, successful use of data and reporting and how any challenges were overcome. The entry must give evidence on how digitalisation improved the construction project processes and operating model.

Best Use of Technology

The Best Use of Technology award is open to organisations (non-technology providers) who can show how they have used technology to improve processes and efficiency, while engaging teams and/or clients in technology. Organisations should provide evidence of how the business case for the technology was developed, data driven decision making, specific innovations, improvements in business and/or project performance, competitive advantage, benefits and any potential to disrupt the wider industry.

Digital Twin Project of the Year

This award is open to organisations demonstrating how their digital twin project has increased creativity in design and how designs have been tested using data. Entrants must show how the project was developed, implemented and how they overcame challenges. They must also be able to demonstrate their results. Examples of improvements in efficiency, work environment, workflow and structure of the workplace should be shown.

Off-site Project of the Year

This award will honour project teams who can demonstrate close collaboration with clients, innovation and delivery of a wow-factor project which could inspire the wider construction industry. Entrants will encompass modular construction, manufacturing, planning, design, fabrication, 3D printing and assembly of building elements at a location other than the final project location. Entrants must demonstrate how their project has minimised waste and environmental impact, reduced carbon emissions and maximised labour productivity. This award is open to projects run before April 2021.

Sustainability Leader of the Year

This award will honour a leader (in-house Senior Manager or Director) who is a pioneer in their organisation and a role model for their profession. The winner will be an ambassador of environmental, social and economic issues, this individual will be able to demonstrate how their passion, collaboration, successful work results, innovation and leadership has inspired positive outcomes for their business and the wider construction industry.

Sustainability Champion of the Year

This award is open to professionals (in-house) who may or may not have sustainability as part of their formal job description. The award will honour an individual who can show commitment, innovation and measurable impact on sustainability in their organisation.

Innovative Construction Organisation of the Year

This award will be given to an organisation demonstrating how it has embedded innovation into its business strategy. Examples may include success stories of employee and stakeholder engagement, competitor advantage and include evidence of quantifiable impact on the business and client projects. Evidence should focus on period before April 2021.

Technology Leader of the Year

This award will honour a leader (in-house Senior Manager or Director) who is a pioneer in their organisation and a role model for their profession. The winner will be an ambassador for embedding technology into their business. This individual will be able to demonstrate how their passion, collaboration, successful work results, innovation and leadership has inspired positive outcomes for their business and the wider construction industry.

Partnership of the Year

The Partnership of the Year award will recognise partnerships between project owners and project teams which demonstrate a collaborative management approach. Entries should deliver clear evidence of alignment of objectives, common culture, team integration, overcoming challenges together, knowledge transfer and wow-factor successes as a team.

HOW TO ENTER

All entries must be submitted online

To submit your nomination, first select the CATEGORY/
CATEGORIES you wish to enter.

REVIEW the entry information required for your chosen category.

COMPLETE the online entry form and UPLOAD all of the required documents to support your entry

All entries must be submitted by 8 April 2021.