Wales Responsible Business Awards

November 6, 2017

February 23, 2018

Awards Description

The Wales Responsible Business Awards 2018 will open for entries on 6 November!

The annual Wales Responsible Business Awards and Gala Dinner recognises and celebrates the very best of business; those which are making a positive difference to the challenges our nation.

From creating stronger links with communities, to embedding wellbeing in our workplaces; from supporting people into employment, to leading the way on sustainable resource management, the Awards are an opportunity for employers to stand up and be counted as some of the most responsible companies in Wales.

What’s new this year?

Building on the feedback from previous entrants, winners and judges, the BITC Cymru team has overhauled the application process for 2018. You are now on the Award application website where you will be able to fill in and submit your entry completely online. You will be able to save your application progress, leave the site, return, edit – as many times as you like before the submission deadline.

The categories, eligibility criteria and scoring guide have all been updated for 2018 – but we are 100% committed to retaining the strengths of the Awards. Our Awards are still hard to win and will remain supported and judged by businesses in Wales.

So – make sure to download the Guidance Document and example Application Form now!

The BITC Cymru team has also put together a really helpful Top Tips document. Download it and get ready for submitting your entry! You can also prepare your evidence for uploading into the new system ahead of time. We suggest compiling one evidence document like this.

The Awards

The Wales Responsible Business Awards 2018 is the only awards programme in Wales to recognise and celebrate the very best of responsible business. If you are a business operating in Wales that is making a positive impact in communities, schools, your workplace, supply chain, local environment and beyond – we want to hear from you! There is lots more information included below, but make sure that you also download the Guidance Document for the 2018 Awards.


There are eight categories in the Wales Responsible Business Awards 2018. These include:

Whole company categories:

  • The Wales Responsible Large Business of the Year
  • The Wales Responsible SME of the Year

Responsible business issue categories:

  • The Wales Education Award
  • The Wales Community Partnership Award
  • The Wales Environment Award
  • The Welsh Talent Development Award
  • The Volunteering Impact in Wales Award
  • The Wellbeing at Work Award in Wales


The Awards are open to:

  • Any member of Business in the Community
  • Any non-member private sector employer operating or headquartered in Wales

Make sure you download the Guidance Document to give you all the information you’ll need before getting started on your application.

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