The Meaningful Business 100 2024

Nominations are now open for the sixth edition of the Meaningful Business 100 award programme, championing leaders combining profit and purpose to help achieve the UN Global Goals.

The deadline for submissions is Monday 1st July 2024.

ABOUT THE MB100

Comprising corporate CEOs, sustainability leaders, impact investors, entrepreneurs and micro-entrepreneurs, the MB100 cuts across geography, industry, role and company size to recognise outstanding work being done to solve the most pressing social and environmental issues we are facing today.

The year-long award programme consists of pro-bono services from our partners, EY, Hogan Lovells, Babson College and innovision, and provides access to investment opportunities, potential customers, capacity building resources and a global community of peers.

OUR JUDGES

JUDGES 2024
Head of Sustainability - EMEA, Google
JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024
VP & Head of Grant Programmes, Comic Relief US
Cheryl Kiser
2022-Forum-ait, Ambassadors, JUDGES 2022, JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024
Executive Director, The Institute for Social Innovation, Babson College
JUDGES 2024
Head of Public Affairs (Switzerland), Zurich Insurance
Ambassadors, JUDGES 2022, JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024
Board Member, iNVENTRAM
JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024
CEO, African Venture Philanthropy Alliance
JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024
Africa Head, United Nations Global Compact
JUDGES 2024
Global Sustainability Senior Manager, Unilever
JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024
Chair, Hogan Lovells
ait-judges-2023, criminal-justice-event, JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024, Speakers
Group Advocacy Director, Virgin Group
Maureen McDonagh
JUDGES 2024
Head of Sustainability, Arm
2022-Forum-ait, ait-winners-2022, JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024
Founder, C3 & Senior Partner, Global Ventures
2020-forum, ait-judges-2023, Ambassadors, JUDGES 2020, JUDGES 2021, JUDGES 2022, JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024
Assistant Secretary-General, UN & Executive Director, UNITAR
2021-Forum, 2022-Forum-ait, Ambassadors, JUDGES 2021, JUDGES 2022, JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024, scaling-impact
EVP, Global Programmes, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
2022-Forum-ait, ait-winners-2022, JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024
Co-Founder & Co-Managing Partner, Green Frontier Capital
JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024
Head, Community Stewardship; MD, Singapore Market, Temasek
Ambassadors, JUDGES 2021, JUDGES 2022, JUDGES 2023, JUDGES 2024
Global Entrepreneurship Leader, EY

SEE PREVIOUS WINNERS

GUIDELINES FOR THE APPLICATION:

I

You can submit the application for yourself, or on behalf of a leader

II

We also accept recommendations and we will reach out to them to put forward their full application

III

This is a one-stage application process. If further clarification is needed, we’ll get in touch to request specific additional information

IV

Applications are reviewed by an expert panel of judges and winners are announced on Wednesday 16th October. 

MB100 CRITERIA

Each leader must have:

I
Created positive, direct and intended impact aligned
to one or more SDGs in the last 12 months

II
Been the driving force behind the product, service
or project that combines purpose and profit.

 

Judges are considering:

 

I
Originality of the idea behind the product, service or project

II
Longevity of the product, service or project

III
Intersectionality – how successful is the product in creating impact across multiple SDGs?

IV
Localisation – is the product or service helping local communities take better control of their lives?

V
Scalability of the product, service or project – is it replicable?

VI
Inclusion – is there a focus on representation of minority groups?

VII
Collaboration – has the leader made best use of the core competencies of different stakeholders, and encouraged them to work together?

VIII
Affordability – what level of investment did the product or service require? (Low investment, high impact products or services will be favoured)

IX
Use of innovation/technology to power the product, service or project

X
Is the leader a role model for, and champion of, meaningful business beyond their own company?

Headline Sponsor

COMMUNICATIONS PARTNER

Community Partners

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University Partners

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