Enthusiasm and innovation were running themes in this year’s nominations, showing the pandemic has not got the better of workplace giving.
This article was originally published on 25th October and has been updated to reflect the winners announced on 1st December.
The finalists for the sixth annual Workplace Giving Excellence Awards, an initiative of Workplace Giving Australia, have been announced and the enthusiasm with which organisations applied tells us corporate engagement has not been dampened by the pandemic.
The awards recognise the most outstanding workplace giving (WPG) programs across Australia. They highlight the enormous impact WPG donations make and instil pride within workplace cultures.
48 applicants submitted entries in this year’s awards. Reflecting the current landscape and feeling in the nonprofit sector, the most popular categories were Best Innovation (Charity or Employer) and Most Innovative Charity / Employer Partnership.
The finalists and winners in bold are (in alphabetical order):
Best Overall Program (Large)
King & Wood Mallesons
Best Overall Program (SME)
Australian Investment Council