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SME Sustainable Trade Awards

SME Sustainable Trade Awards to honor Singapore’s SME exemplars in advancing best practices that balance economic, social and environmental imperatives

The SME Sustainable Trade Awards will provide a highly visible, globally recognized annual platform for SMEs to showcase their contributions to advancing sustainable approaches to international trade.

The Hinrich Foundation has partnered with ERM (Environmental Resources Management), the largest global sustainability consultancy, to develop these inaugural Awards in Singapore with plans to expand across Southeast Asia in the coming years.

Awards objectives

By recognizing SME exemplars of global trade sustainability, the Awards aim to:

  • Acknowledge Singapore SMEs who are beacons of sustainable trade ​– which includes social, economic & environmental imperatives
  • Amplify best practice sustainability achievements of companies who can lead change in their respective industries to advance sustainable trade practices
  • Support sustainable business practices that create long-term value and foster company longevity
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Award categories for Singapore SMEs

Awards will be granted to Singapore SMEs driving sustainable trade in the following areas:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Business Services
  • Marine and Offshore Energy
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Others

Winners’ packages

Prestige Honor at the SME Sustainable Trade Awards Gala in Singapore
Reach               Publicity in Singapore, across Asia & globally
Engagement    Industry connections, talent acquisition & winner networking
Prizes                Totaling SGD 20,000
Dates                Applications open October 2022
  Awards ceremony gala May 2023

Register your interest here