2024 Community Business Awards

SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals
The Community Business Awards celebrate the achievements of organisations and individuals in Asia who are champions of DE&I and Wellbeing.


Awards Brochure

The Community Business Awards celebrate the achievements of organisations and individuals in Asia who are champions of DE&I and Wellbeing. The 2024 Community Business Awards will be the second time CB has opened nominations across Asia and we look forward to receiving your applications.

Join the winners of the 2022 Community Business Awards and submit your 2024 application by 3 May 2024. More information about the nomination process and award categories can be found in the Awards Brochure. Get in touch with the team if you have any questions about nominations or sponsorship.

Awards Categories

The 2024 Community Business Awards will fall under five categories:

What's New in 2024

New Awards

  • Creating Social Impact in Asia: Community Leader Award

  • Creating Social Impact in Asia: Specific Initiative Award

  • Creating Social Impact in Asia: Partnership Award

  • DE&I Innovation in Asia Award

  • Achieving Gender Equality in Asia Award​

  • Championing Race Equity in Asia Award

  • LGBT+ Advocacy in Asia Award

  • LGBT+ Inclusive Organisation in Asia Award

  • Financial Inclusion in Asia Award

  • Social Wellbeing in Asia Award​

  • Championing Neurodiversity in India Award


The ePublication will summarise the winners' achievements and showcase best practice case studies from across the region from both finalists and winners. Similar to the post-event publication we created for the India Awards category in 2022, this publication will help to drive the adoption of best practices across the region.

Asia Award Panel Series

After the Awards Ceremony, we will be hosting a series of panel discussions with Asia Awards Finalists and winners who will share best practices and discuss DE&I and Wellbeing topics. These hybrid sessions, which will physically take place in Hong Kong, will happen between May 2024 and September in 2024 and are aimed at Business leaders, HR, DE&I advocate and professionals in Hong Kong and Asia.

Important Dates and Timeline

Awards Nomination

Deadline: Fri, 3 May 2024 


DE&I in India Best Practice Conference & Awards Ceremony​

Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2024
Format: Hybrid (Bangalore & Virtual) 
Programme: A closed-door India Conference & Awards Ceremony featuring a keynote speaker, DE&I best practice panels by India Awards Finalists as well as the India Awards presentation 


Asia Awards Ceremony

Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2024
Format: Hybrid (Hong Kong & Virtual)​ 
​Programme: A closed-door best practice panel & the Asia Awards Ceremony including a keynote speaker, entertainment and the Asia Awards presentation​ 

Commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The Community Business Awards cover a variety of categories, where nominees can reaffirm their commitment to the SDGs, specifically:  


Showcase your leadership, engage your leaders and teams across the region and seize the opportunity to be recognised for the great work you are doing. Nomination for the 2024 Community Business Awards now!

Important information about nominatons:

  • For the Asia Awards, nominations can come from anywhere in the Asia region (Except Australia or New Zealand)​​
  • Initiatives can be single or multiple market focus​ed​

  • Companies in India may submit nominations for ANY of the Award Categories – Asia and India​​

  • For the India Awards, only companies operating in India are eligible​​


We are using a new nomination process for 2024. Unfortunately the nomination portal does not offer the functionality to save and review before submission. To make your internal review process easier, we have created Word versions of each category so that you can circulate amongst your teams and then upload to the nomination portal when you are ready. 

Please get in touch with Eliana Lam or Len Nguyen with any questions, to receive a Word version of your chosen category or for help navigating the nomination process.


We have a variety of sponsorship options for organisations that want to demonstrate their commitment to DE&I and Wellbeing to a region-wide audience. Read more about sponsorship opportunities in our brochure or get in touch with our team if you have any questions.

2022 Award Winners

Looking for inspiration before you submit your nomination? Why not read more about our esteemed list of winners from the 2022 Community Business Awards. 

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