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Solway Investment Group is selected as finalists for Social and Human Capital Award at Reuters Events: Responsible Business Awards 2021

Solway Investment Group is proud to announce to have been selected as a finalist for the Social and Human Capital Award at 12th Reuters Events: Responsible Business Awards 2021 – the world’s leading celebration of responsible business excellence.

Reuters Events Responsible Business Awards are the world’s leading Awards celebrating leadership in sustainable business. It’s more than acknowledging excellent sustainability strategies. The Responsible Business Awards recognise those that are truly having an impact on business, society and the environment – delivering a new blueprint for business in the 21st Century.

The eventual winners will be selected by a senior judging panel comprising of Alex Thompson, Chief Communications Officer of Thomson Reuters, Cecily Joseph, Chair, Board of Directors & Advisor, Black Professional Chapter at Net Impact, Dr. Sally Uren, Chief Executive of Forum for the Future, Mike Barry, Director, Mikebarryeco Limited (former Chief Sustainability Officer of Marks & Spencer), M Sanjayan, Chief Executive of Conservation International, Nathalie Chan, Managing Director at PIE Strategy Limited, Ibrahim Al Zubi, Chief Sustainability Officer at Majid Al Futtaim Holdings and other leaders from the likes of WBCSD, World Benchmarking Alliance, Common Impact, Framework ESG, Corporate Citizenship, The Climate Group and BSR.

There are fourteen categories including Business Transformation, Product or Service Innovation, Sustainability Trailblazer, Social Impact, Biodiversity Champion and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

A brief overview of Solway Investment Group’s entry to Social and Human Capital Award can be found here:

Solway Investment Group – Creative Fellowship

The ‘Creative Fellowship’ initiative is a talent showcase for children from rural areas run as a joint partnership between the world-renowned Salzburg Festival and Solway Investment Group.

Established in 2017, it aims to enhance the skill sets supporting a child’s creative potential – qualities we believe contribute to developing a higher quality of life in countries with underprivileged economies. At the moment the geography covers North Macedonia, Ukraine and Guatemala. The purpose of this scholarship program is to teach youngsters from economically challenged areas technical and vocational skills relevant for better employment, decent jobs, and entrepreneurship.

Another focus of this program is to encourage lifelong learning opportunities, including critical thinking, problem solving and creativity, as is nurtured through the arts. Its effectiveness as a tool for education particularly applies in terms of relevance and intercultural integration.

‘Creative Fellowship’ initiative provides children from different countries a chance to meet at the world-known art festival, improve their knowledge of global culture, express themselves through the arts, improve their English language skills and make new friends from all over the world.

The Responsible Business Awards 2021 virtual ceremony will be taking place on 14th October, where it will bring together the most innovative, passionate and dedicated teams challenging the status quo of business to enjoy the latest successes in sustainability and celebrate the best and brightest. The winners will be announced on the night of the Awards. For more information, visit the website at https://reutersevents.com/events/sustainability-awards/  

For more information about the Responsible Business Awards please contact Alexia Croft at alexia.croft@thomsonreuters.com  [End]

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