Shortlist announced for the UK Social Enterprise Awards 2022
The UK Social Enterprise Awards recognise the nation’s leading social enterprises shining a spotlight on the breadth and diversity of the social enterprise movement. From start-ups to multi-million-pound turnover businesses, health and social care organisations to cutting edge consumer-focused businesses, we’re proud to announce the 2022 shortlist. Congratulations to everyone who has been shortlisted!
The winners will be announced at a gala event on 8 December at London’s iconic Roundhouse.
UK Social Enterprise of the Year
Sponsored by Keegan and Pennykid
The overall award for a social enterprise that has a clear vision, excellence in impact, and that has demonstrated and promoted social enterprise beyond the sector.
One to Watch
Sponsored by GLL
The One to Watch Award is for a start-up social enterprise. Key to winning this award is an ability to clearly articulate their future vision and how they are going to achieve it.
Prove It: Social Impact
Sponsored by Linklaters
For a social enterprise that can truly demonstrate and communicate their impact with their stakeholders.
Buy Social Market Builder
Sponsored by Amey
For a social enterprise, public sector body or private sector organisation that has demonstrably made efforts within its own organisation and remit to create more opportunities to buy from social enterprises.
Social Investment Deal of the Year
Sponsored by Big Society Capital
For an organisation that has been part of a great investment deal in the last 12 months that has helped the social enterprise to grow or the movement as a whole to develop and flourish.
Health and Social Care Social Enterprise
Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson
For a social enterprise in the health and social care sector with excellent vision and strategic direction, clear leadership and clear evidenced social, environmental and community impact.
Consumer Facing Social Enterprise
Sponsored by eBay for Change
For a social enterprise that delivers a retail product or service to the general public.
Education, Training and Jobs
Sponsored by Corps Security
For a social enterprise in the education, training or employment sectors that can demonstrate excellence in vision and strategic direction, and clearly evidence their social, environmental and community impact.
Environmental Social Enterprise
Sponsored by Landmarc
For a social enterprise in the green and environmental sector with a clear evidenced environmental impact.
Social Enterprise Building Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Justice
Sponsored by PwC
Social justice is fundamental to the social enterprise movement. This category is open to all social enterprises who are addressing issues around diversity, inclusion and equity.
Social Enterprise Women’s Champion
Sponsored by ISG
For a woman working in the senior leadership team of a social enterprise who represents excellence in her field of work.
Lorraine Copes – Be Inclusive Hospitality CIC
Kerrine Bryan – Butterfly Books Limited
Annie Warburton – Cockpit
Celia Hodson – Hey Girls CIC
Jo Summers – P3 Charity
Jo McGrath – Sector3
Ellenor McIntosh – Twipes Limited
Karen Balmer – Groundwork North Wales
Catherine Jones – Grassmarket Community Project
Jayne Taggart – Enterprise Pathway
Sponsored by Zurich Insurance Group
For a social enterprise working internationally, and which are having a big impact in their field. This award is open to UK-based organisations only with existing international operations.
Place Based Social Enterprise
Sponsored by Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
This award is for a place based social enterprise that trades for the benefit of their community.
Social Enterprise Team of the Year
The Ingenuity Programme
This category acknowledges those teams which have demonstrated the strength, passion and resilience which is so characteristic of the social enterprise sector.
Tech for Good
Sponsored by Fidelity International
For a social enterprise that uses technology to achieve social impact.
Find out more about the UK Social Enterprise Awards here
We are pleased to be working with Cwmpas, Social Enterprise Northern Ireland and Social Enterprise Scotland to deliver the Awards.