2018 Lord Mayor's Dragon Awards general categories shortlist announced!

23 May 2018

The Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards 2018 – General Categories Finalists


The shortlist for the general categories of the Lord Mayor's Dragon Awards 2018 have been announced today.  Congratulations to all of our finalists!

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Charles Bowman said:

“These awards are London’s top responsible business awards, celebrating firms that have really gone above and beyond to tackle society’s problems.

“It’s fantastic to see that such a diverse range of organisations have applied this year. Firms of all sizes and all sectors have made the shortlist - all of them really making a difference.

“The immense, invaluable contribution of business in tackling social issues often goes unnoticed. In today’s challenging economic climate we need their intervention more than ever.”

Accelerator Award

Macquarie for Leadership Through Sport & Business – ‘More than an apprenticeship’ programme

London College of Communication for Creative community engagement

Inclusive Employment Award

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP for Networked Scholarship Scheme

David Miller Architects for Work placement opportunities to increase diversity

Innovation Award

Allen & Overy LLP for ReStart – employability for the over-50s

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP for Wayfinder – indoor navigation for people with vision impairments

Hogan Lovells for London Terrorist Attacks – Pro Bono representation

Dentons for Dentons in collaboration with the Royal Bank of Scotland Group – support for the National Centre for Domestic Violence

Heart of the City Award

Beck Greener for STEM: Branching Out

FTI Consulting for Boom, Bust & Crunch volunteer programme in association with The Citizenship Foundation

Regional Impact Award

NatWest for NatWest MoneySense

Penguin Random House UK for WriteNow

Community Partners Award

Thames21 for their Partnership with Tideway – Thames River Watch

Pilotlight for their Partnership with Barclays – Creative Change Together

ThinkForward for their Partnership with ICG Specialist Asset Management – supporting London East Alternative Provision School (LEAP)

The Brokerage for their Partnership with Lloyd's of London Community Programme

The Lord Mayor's Award - Business of Trust Champion (open until 30 July!)

Applications remain open for the Lord Mayor's Award - Business of Trust Champion.  This Award celebrates businesses, which are championing responsible business practices to create a lasting legacy of better business trusted by society. Applications are open until until 30 July.

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