Call for Entries for the Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance (GSF) Awards 2017The AADFI is pleased to join hands with its partners, the European Organization for Sustainable Development (EOSD), the City of Karlsruhe, Germany and the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) to provide a global recognition to our member-DFIs committed to sustainability.
In this regard, we would like to inform you that the financial institutions with proven success in contributing to sustainable development and for embedding environmental, social and financial/ economic sustainability across their organizations will be honoured by the City of Karlsruhe in Germany on July 13 2017.
The Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance Award is an annual event and will be part of the 7th Global Sustainable Finance Conference that will be held in Karlsruhe, Germany on July 13-14, 2017.
If your institution has demonstrated outstanding success in any of the following award categories, we invite you to submit the entry for this year’s Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance Awards:
1. Best Innovation in Sustainable Financial Products & Services
Winners in this category will have applied innovative approaches in embedding sustainability in lending and/ or deposit products and other financial services that advance the transformation to low carbon and sustainable economy.
2. Outstanding Sustainable Project Financing
This award recognizes outstanding success in long-term financing of exemplary industrial/ commercial or infrastructure projects that benefit local communities, protect the environment and ensure reliable returns to investors and lenders.
3. Outstanding Business Sustainability Achievement
This award recognizes outstanding success in incorporating economic, social and environmental aspects in the corporate strategy and business processes. Winners in this category will have holistically embedded sustainability across the financial institutions.
Member-institutions interested in submitting entries should contact the AADFI Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com on or before February 17, 2017 to commence the entry formalities.