2016 Lord Mayor's Dragon Awards Shortlist announced

31 May 2016

The finalists for the 2016 Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards have been announced today, Tuesday 31 May 2016. The 17 organisations on this year’s shortlist come from varied backgrounds, with everyone from big City firms like Oliver Wyman to community organisation Fulham Good Neighbours having their contributions to communities recognised. Previous winners and finalists have seen increasing benefits through their involvement with the Lord Mayor's Dragon Awards, citing a boost in employee engagement and new business. 

The shortlist is:

Education and Lifelong Learning Award
Liberum Capital, for Liberum supporting disadvantaged children and families in London with School Home Support
UBS, for IntoUniversity Hackney

Enterprise and Employment Award
Transport for London, for Supplier Skills
Simmons and Simmons, for Young Talent Programme
Investec, for Beyond Business

Future Proofing Charities Award
Oliver Wyman, for Oliver Wyman London Social Impact Programme
Bank of America Merrill Lynch and UBS, for Young Academy

Heart of the City Award for Best New Community Programme
Penguin Random House UK, for Creative Responsibility
Assael Architecture, for Giving Something Back
Pool Re, for Age-UK Strategic Partnership

Lord Mayor's Award for Longstanding Achievement
Dentons, for Poplaw Legal Advice Clinic
IBM, for On Demand Community
London City Airport, for Take Off into Work

Community Partners Award
ReachOut, for their work with Macquarie Bank
Tower Hamlets Education Business Partnership, for their work with Lloyd's of London
Fulham Good Neighbours, for their work with Assael Architecture
Think Forward, for their work with ICG

Congratulations to all of our finalists. The winners will be announced at the celebration dinner on Tuesday 27 September 2016. To find out more about the Awards, follow us via @Dragon_Awards and #DragonAwards or email Dragon.Awards@cityoflondon.gov.uk to be added to the mailing list.