The Sustainability Initiative Award showcases investments in technologies and programs that reduce negative impact on the environment, encourage optimal utilisation of available resources, encourage ecological balance and/or enrich communities in the food and agro value chain. Examples include energy efficiency improvement programs, water and waste reduction activities, building of local capacity of farmers to produce more and supply raw materials etc.
Please note that you can nominate as many initiatives as possible. For each initiative, you must fill this form separately.
The initiative must have been commissioned from January 1, 2016 to March 31, 2018 and be located in any of the Eastern & Central African countries.
Please type in clear, short and concise sentences. Attach any relevant documentation or photos to support your application, where applicable. Please note that the judges may contact you from time to time to provide further information regarding your application.
Please explain the key driver of your company investing in the initiative, and how it changes the game for your company and the industry
Please provide details about the initiative, its installed capacity/target goals, investment value, and other relevant information, highlighting the salient features that make your initiative unique in your country and region.
Explain in detail how the new initiative delivers on its sustainability goals (water and energy savings, waste reduction etc), its success rate so far, while highlighting how the initiative compares with similar ones in your industry, country and region.
Is your initiative the first ever in your industry, country or region? If not, what makes your it unique from the others in the industry or region?
Food companies exist in increasingly complex communities, with an increasing focus on how they impact the communities in which they operate. How does the new initiative benefit the communities in which it is operating?