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2016 Hong Kong LGBT Inclusion Awards

Building on the momentum of the 2015 Awards, Community Business is pleased to introduce the 2016 Hong Kong LGBT Inclusion Awards, with a number of important new categories.          

Please see details below.

Award Nomination Process                                                                                                                           Back to top

In celebration of Hong Kong Pride, the 2016 Awards were open for nominations from 7 November 2015 to 26 February 2016. We have received numerous applications and assessed the award nominations.

 

Award Selection Criteria                                                                                                                                                                         Back to top
Recognising the role of these awards in promoting LGBT inclusion in Hong Kong, we have assessed award nominations in each category based on the extent to which they are:

2016 Award Categories                                                                                                                                      Back to top

► Corporate Awards

     

LGBT Network Award

To recognise an employee network
that has played a proactive role in
promoting strong engagement with
and commitment to local Hong Kong
LGBT employees.
Eligibility
LGBT employee network based in
Hong Kong
 
 

LGBT Workplace Inclusion Initiative NEW!

sponsored by BNY Mellon

To recognise an initiative introduced by a company that has had a significant and positive impact in promoting LGBT inclusion in their workplace in Hong Kong
Eligibility
An
Initiative or a programme introduced by a company in Hong Kong.
 

LGBT Inclusion Award - SME RE-LAUNCH!

sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills

To recognise an SME* that has promoted LGBT inclusion internally and/or externally in Hong Kong.

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Eligibility
An
SME* based in Hong Kong. 

*According to the Hong Kong SAR government’s definition, an SME is a manufacturing business which employs fewer than 100 persons in Hong Kong or a non-manufacturing business which employs fewer than 50 persons in Hong Kong.

 

       

► Individual Awards

     

LGBT Ally Award NEW!
sponsored by Allen & Overy
To recognise an ally who does not identify as LGBT based in Hong Kong who has taken proactive and effective steps to promote an LGBT inclusive culture in the organisation.
Eligibility
An employee who does not identify as LGBT (any level) based in Hong Kong.
 

LGBT Executive Sponsor Award

sponsored by J.P. Morgan

To recognise a senior executive sponsor based in Hong Kong who has used his/her influence to promote LGBT inclusion internally and/or externally.
Eligibility
Senior executive based in Hong Kong
 

LGBT Inclusion Champion Award

sponsored by State Street

To recognise an employee based in Hong Kong who has taken proactive and effective steps to create an LGBT inclusive culture in their organisation.
Eligibility
LGBT employee (any level) based in Hong Kong
 

LGBT Youth Champion Award NEW!

sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch

To recognise a young person who has taken proactive and effective steps to promote LGBT inclusion amongst young people at their place of study, in their community or in their organisation (not private sector) in Hong Kong.
Eligibility
Young person (LGBT or non-LGBT) aged 18 to 25 on 31 December 2015 who resides in Hong Kong. 
 

Transgender Inclusion Champion Award NEW!

sponsored by HSBC

To recognise an individual/ organisation who has taken a proactive role in raising awareness and championing transgender issues in Hong Kong.
Eligibility
Any individual/ organisation - based inside or outside of Hong Kong.
 
       

► Community Awards

LGBT Community Impact Award
sponsored by Goldman Sachs

To recognise a community-based LGBT initiative that has had a significant positive impact in promoting LGBT inclusion in Hong Kong in 2015.
Eligibility
Initiative led by a not-for-profit organisation in Hong Kong
 

LGBT Advocacy Award NEW!
To recognise an individual / organisation that has advocated for legal and/or social change and progress around LGBT inclusion in Hong Kong.
Eligibility
Individual or organisation based in Hong Kong.
 

LGBT Marketing Campaign Award NEW!
To recognise a marketing campaign in mainstream or social media which has incorporated and/or promoted LGBT inclusion in Hong Kong.
Eligibility
A marketing campaign promoted in Hong Kong - may include advertising, events,  website, social media, etc.
 
Award Results
The winners of the awards were announced at the 2016 Hong Kong LGBT Inclusion Awards Gala Dinner on Tuesday 17 May 2016 in celebration of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT).

 

 

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