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About The Meaningful Business 100 (MB100)

The Meaningful Business 100 celebrates leaders globally combining profit and purpose to help achieve the UN Global Goals.

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

The year-long award programme consists of storytelling, mentorship, events and networking to help the MB100 showcase their work and increase their positive impact.

Nominations are now open for the 2022 MB100 award. The deadline for submissions is Friday 19th August 2022.

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MB100 Criteria

Each leader must have:

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

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


Judges are considering:


Originality of the idea behind the product, service or project

Longevity of the product, service or project

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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