2024 Awards

The 2024 Member of the Year award is the final award open for nominations…but hurry…nominations close on Friday 8 March! This award is your chance to recognise the contribution of a CIEEM member (Associate or above) who really goes the extra mile.

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Award Nomination deadline

Member of the Year

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8 March

Higher Education Programme of the Year

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Postgraduate Student Project

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NGO Impact

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Climate and Nature Action 2030

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Promising Professional

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Member of the Year

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Best Practice Large-scale Nature Conservation

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Best Practice Small-scale Nature Conservation

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Best Practice Large-scale Mitigation, Compensation and Enhancement

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Best Practice Small-scale Mitigation, Compensation and Enhancement

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Best Practice Knowledge Sharing

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Best Practice Stakeholder Engagement

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Best Practice Innovation

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Small Consultancy of the Year

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Medium Consultancy of the Year

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Large Consultancy of the Year

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Photographs from the 2023 CIEEM Awards

FAQs

We have collated together some of the frequently asked questions the Awards team receives.  

ENTERING THE CIEEM AWARDS 

Why should I enter the CIEEM Awards?

Yes. Our awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of both individuals and projects working within the sector for the benefit of nature and the environment. Receiving recognition, either via winning or being shortlisted for an award, is a great achievement and showcases the contribution you have made to the profession and to the sustainability of the natural environment. . 

Are there any categories closed for nominations?

In addition to our eight awards that are open for nominations, we have three further awards which are closed to nominations. 3The first is the CIEEM Medal which is the Chartered Institute’s highest accolade and is awarded in recognition of an outstanding single or life-long contribution to the field of ecology and environmental management. . The The second is the In Practice Article Award where all 2023 feature articles are automatically nominated. Finally there is the Tony Bradshaw Award for Outstanding Best Practice for which all the Best Practice category winners are automatically considered.It should be noted that this Award is at the discretion of the judges and may not always be awarded. .

What criteria do we have to meet?

Each category has its own criteria that must be met. Your entry should include evidence of how the criteria have been met. See this year’s Entry Guidance document for more details.

Who can enter the CIEEM awards?

Nominations can only be received from current CIEEM members, but non-CIEEM members can be nominated for certain awards. See this year’s Entry Guidance document for more details.

Can I nominate someone for an Award?

Yes, but make sure you have enough supporting evidence to make a good case. See this year’s Entry Guidance document for more details. .

What is the closing date for entries?

Each award category has its own strict closing date.Late entries are not accepted. See this year’s Entry Guidance document for more details.

How much does it cost to enter the Awards?

Nothing – it is free to submit award nominations so if there is more than one category you’d like to enter go for it!

JUDGING AND SHORTLISTING  

How are the awards judged?

Each award is judged by a panel of volunteer CIEEM members. When all entries are in, we do a check with the judges to ensure no conflict of interests. The judges will independently look through each application and then allocate a score for each criteria. These scores are then collated and the judges have the opportunity to discuss the merits of each nomination in more detail before drawing up a short-list from which the winners for each category are chosen. For the NGO Impact award, for the first time this shortlist will be opened up for members to vote on. do not The CIEEM Medal is judged by the Vice Presidents on behalf of the Governing Board. If you’d like to volunteer to be involved in judging the awards please drop the Awards team an email at awards@cieem.net.

How will I know if my entry is successful?

If you’re lucky enough to have been shortlisted you will be contacted in early April and invited to attend our Awards Luncheon at the end of June. All nominees are offered a complimentary place and are welcome to purchase additional tickets for project partners, colleagues, friends and family. do not If you have not heard when the shortlist is announced then we are sorry but your entry has not been successful on this occasion.

AWARDS CEREMONY

When and where is the Awards ceremony? 

This year our prestigious Awards Luncheon will be held at the Leonardo Royal Hotel Tower Hill in London on Friday 28th June 2024.

How do I book to attend the Awards ceremony?

If you are nominated for an award you will be given a complimentary place to the Awards ceremony. To purchase additional tickets please use our online booking system, which will be available once shortlisted entries have been notified in April, to book any additional seats you would like for family, colleagues and friends.

What do I get if I win an award?

If you’re lucky enough to be an award winner you will receive a trophy (with travel box to transport it home safely) and a framed certificate. do not The Postgraduate Student Award instead of a trophy receives a cheque for £250.