Entry Guidelines - Champion Business for Good

Christchurch City Council Champion Business for Good Award

This award recognises businesses who are investing in or contributing to social and/or environmental issues and truly making a difference where it matters. These transformative businesses drive change that sees positive social and / or environmental impact as a defining measurement of their business success.

Who should enter: 
Open to any organisation making a deliberate, positive impact on people or the planet. This includes social enterprises and not for profit organisations.


Question 1: STRATEGY How is your commitment to impacting social or environmental issues reflected by your strategy and operations. Word Count: Maximum 500

Things to consider:

  • What problems are you seeking to solve / changes that you are wanting to see.
  • Why are these issues important to your business, how do they reflect your organisational purpose and needs of your people and community
  • Outline the goals and strategies that provide direction for your impact initiatives

Question 2: EXECUTION - Tell us about the execution of your impact strategy, activities and initiatives. How did you go about creating sustainable impact. Word Count: Maximum 500

Things to consider

  • Details on your impact activities and initiatives as they relate to your impact strategy
  • Any challenges you came up against
  • Approaches to creating meaningful and sustainable change (e.g. revenue generation)
  • Stakeholder engagement, including engaging your business, people and communities
  • In what ways has your organisation shown bold leadership

Question 3: PERFORMANCE & IMPACT -  What have been the positive social or environmental outcomes as a result of your impact activities and initiatives, on your business, people and communities.  Word Count: Maximum 500

Things to consider

  • What changes resulted from your activities / engagement, what impact has been created
  • Stakeholder engagement and feedback – share any testimonials or feedback you have received
  • Tell us about stronger links you have created within your community
  • Tell us about rewards and recognition you have received

Question 4: RECOGNITION - Summarise in no more than 3 bullet points why you deserve recognition for this category. Word count: Maximum 500



  • Strategy 10
  • Execution 10
  • Performance & Impact 10
  • Recognition 5

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Christchurch 8140

(03) 353 4160 info@championcanterbury.org.nz