Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I enter?

A. It's easy, please visit the awards platform at:

There you will be asked to complete your details and to provide a:

  • 300-word summary: overview of the highlights as to why the nominee should win
  • 750-850 word description: no more than 850 words to detail how the highlights were achieved to evidence and showcase why the nominee should win

Q. Who can enter?

A. Anyone active in the market can submit an entry. They can either nominate themselves or another business or individual.

The nominations will be confidential, but in order to be considered, entrants must provide their contact details. Entrants may be contacted to verify their nomination or to request further information.

Q. Can I submit supporting material?

A. Yes, but the main written entry should be able to stand on its own. In the name of fairness and equality, all entries should stick to text only in the submission and any graphical information such as charts, graphs, photos and infographics should be included as supporting material. The most important point to focus on when preparing any background material and supporting evidence is that quality and relevance are the important elements, not quantity.

Q. How much does it cost to enter?

A. The Environmental Finance Bond Awards are free to enter – there is absolutely no charge to enter a submission.

Q. Can I enter the same company/product into more than one category?

A. Yes, provided that each entry has been specifically written to address the relevant category criteria.

Q. When is the entry deadline?

A. The closing date for all entries is 23h59 Sunday 3 February 2019

Q. What do I get if I win?

A. Winning an Environmental Finance Bond Award marks you out as a leader in the green, social and sustainability bond market. You will receive exposure and recognition through the Environmental Finance website and quarterly magazine.