The Business SDG Awards

The Business SDG Awards is a signature initiative of the UN Global Compact local chapter, The Global Compact Network Tanzania (GCNT) aims to recognize, celebrate, and reward businesses creativity, capability, and results, that contribute towards the achievement of the 2030 Agenda, which is Sustainable Development Goals. Since 2023, the Business SDG Awards have been identifying and celebrating businesses across the country that have been re-thinking ways to drive progress towards the
2030 Agenda.


To be the premier platform for acknowledging and inspiring businesses of all sizes to integrate sustainability into their core operations, driving tangible progress towards a more equitable, resilient, and sustainable future for people and the planet.


To honor and celebrate businesses that demonstrate exceptional commitment and innovation in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals, fostering a global culture of sustainability, responsibility, and positive impact.

Judging Criteria


What is the impact of the initiative? (e.g. numbers of people mobilized, number of sectors involved, policies/legislation/budgets impacted, tangible shifts in behaviors.


How innovative is this initiative’s strategy? Is it a breakthrough idea, are you approaching things in a totally new way? Is the initiative also engaging those at risk of being left behind?


Does this initiative have the potential to be scaled up and/or be replicated in other contexts to accelerate the achievement of the Goals? Is there any evidence that scaling up or replication is already taking place?

Eligible Sectors

All sectors are encouraged to apply and nominate initiatives to the Business SDG Awards. However, please note that government and its agencies, UN entities and other development partners are not eligible for Business SDG Awards Award but their efforts will be highlighted through honorable mentions – an esteemed recognition to be featured as part of this programme, at the Awards Ceremony and through associated promotion and communications.

Why You Should Participate

Be recognsed

The Awards serves as a competitive advantage for winning companies. Winners are recognized as leading champions of sustainable business practices for other organizations to learn from

Unlock New business opportunities

The rigorous application process provides companies with greater insights into their business policies and practices, unlocking new business opportunities,

Gain acess to our network

The awards Gala Dinner facilitates meaningful connections and potential strategic partnership opportunities.

2023 Business SDGs Awards in Number

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Our Objectives


To recognize and celebrate businesses that are actively contributing to the
achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through their operations, initiatives, and


To inspire other businesses to adopt sustainable practices and integrate the SDGs
into their strategies, thereby fostering a culture of corporate responsibility and sustainability.


To promote innovation in addressing sustainable development challenges,
recognizing businesses that are developing new solutions and business models to create positive social, economic and environmental impact.


To raise awareness about the importance of the SDGs and the role of businesses in achieving them, fostering a greater understanding of the interconnections between business activities and sustainable development.

Networking & Collaboration

To provide a platform for businesses to connect, share best
practices, and collaborate on innovative solutions to sustainability challenges, fostering
partnerships that drive collective action towards the SDGs.


Our Team

You couldn't get in better hands

Ms. Marsha Macatta-Yambi

Executive Director

Mr.Wilfred Mwakahabala

Program and Membership Engagement Associate

Mr. Namajii Masumbuko

ICT Associate

Contact Us


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