Frequently Asked Questions


What is the application process for the Gold Medal Award?

Any person can nominate a company that meets the criteria listed. Self-nominations are accepted. It's a two-step application process where: 1) applicants first complete the online nomination form, then if selected to proceed, 2) submit a full application.

Who is eligible to submit an application under the criteria?

Global corporations that can document well implemented, outstanding and sustained success are eligible to compete for the award. A potential applicant company must demonstrate global vision and a commitment to sustainable development through innovative application of policies, and international economic, environmental, and social responsibilities. An independent jury of international leaders makes the Gold Medal recipient selection.

What is the time frame for submitting an application for the 2019 Award?

Self-Nomination deadline: August 17, 2018

Full application deadline: September 17, 2018

How long should an application be?

There is no official page limit, but applicants should aim for an ideal maximum of 12-13 pages.

Who are the members of the Jury?

WEC Gold Medal Jury 2018 list can be found here.



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