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SME Sustainable Trade Awards

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

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

Knowledge Partner ERM LogoThe Hinrich Foundation has partnered with ERM, the largest global sustainability consultancy, to develop these Awards in Singapore with plans to expand across Southeast Asia in the coming years.

To know how your application will be evaluated and to answer any question you may have, please see the Evaluation Criteria and Frequently Asked Questions.  

Applications are open!

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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

Awards highlights

Prestige Honor & Recognition at the SME Sustainable Trade Awards Ceremony in Singapore
Engagement    Industry connections, talent acquisition & winner networking
Prizes               Totaling SGD 20,000
Eligibility Awards are open to Singapore SMEs in ALL sectors across global trade value chains and registered in Singapore with annual turnover of up to 100 million OR 200 employees

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Key timeline

Applications Open NOW
Deadline 31 May 2023 (extended!)
Evaluation May - July
Final Judging  August
Awards Ceremony 8 September 2023

Apply now till May 31! 

The applications have been designed to be easy.

Learn about the Evaluation Criteria and view the offline version of the application form. Do note that all applications must be submitted online.

For additional information, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions or you may email us

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