Awards Shortlist Announced

05 June 2015

The finalists for the 2015 Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards have been announced today, Friday 5 June 2015. The 19 organisations on this year’s shortlist come from varied backgrounds, with everyone from big City firms like IBM to not-for-profit social enterprise Enabling Enterprise having their contributions to communities recognised. Previous winners and finalists have seen increasing benefits through their involvement with the Dragon Awards, citing a boost in employee engagement and new business. 

The shortlist is:

Education and Lifelong Learning Award
IBM, for IBM Summer School for Computing Subject Leaders
Pearson, for Read for My School

Enterprise and Employment Award
Barclays, for 5MYF: Capital Talent
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, for Ready for Work
Telereal Trillium, for Sustainable procurement: An essential business practice 

Future Proofing Charities Award
Aimia, for Data Philanthropy
Dentons, for Fair Finance
Macquarie Group, for BIG Alliance - Businesses for Islington Giving
Morgan Stanley, for Magic Breakfast

Heart of the City Award for Best New Community Programme
Alium Partners, for Alium Partners CSR programme
Beazley Group, for Make a Difference 

Lord Mayor's Award for Longstanding Achievement
Barclays, for 5 Million Young Futures: Ian Mikardo
British Land, for British Land and our Local Communities in London
Dentons, for Poplaw Legal Clinic and City Gateway 

Community Partners Award
The Brokerage Citylink, for their work with State Street
Enabling Enterprise, for their work with UBS
Inspire!, for their work with Linklaters LLP
London Wildlife Trust, for their work with Mace Foundation
Providence Row, for their work with BBMV Joint Venture

Congratulations to all of our finalists. The winners will be announced at the celebration dinner on Wednesday 30 September. 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.