Awards Guidelines


  • The Arabia CSR Awards has something to offer for every organisation through its 12 categories, be it a private business, a social entrepreneurship or a government institution. 
  • The Arabia CSR Awards – in their respective categories – are open to all organisations that are operating in the GCC, Levant and North Africa region who are implementing CSR and Sustainability practices. Past Arabia CSR Awards winners are encouraged to participate again. Multinational enterprises that are not headquartered in the Arab region but have their subsidiaries operating in the Arab region are  eligible for participation provided that a CSR/sustainability management structure exists in the GCC, Levant and North Africa region and if the entry can identify policies and practices specific to  Arab countries. 
  • The online application process is the starting point for applicants. After registration and payment, they furnish details of their organisation which includes supporting material required to spruce up their candidacy for the Award. 
  • After the close of registration, the applications will be evaluated by an independent jury panel that will check and verify the details provided. 
  • The jury will score the applicants based on the strength of their application and accompanying materials. 
  • All aspects of the organisation with regards to its commitment to CSR and sustainability will be evaluated and judged and compared with the rest of the competing organisations in the category.
  • The Winners will be announced at the Arabia CSR Awards Gala.
  • The results are verified by an independent internationally reputed third party assurance provider.