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Finance for the Future Awards 2018

Making an impact on businesses and society alike

Engrained in all our work is our global commitment to being a responsible business and doing what matters most, for our clients, our people and society. As part of this commitment, we are proud to partner with ICAEW and A4S to deliver the Finance for the Future Awards. These international awards promote, recognise and share best practice on the role of accounting for sustainability.

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We believe that finance functions have an enviable perspective, with a holistic view of the business, making them pivotal in embedding long-term sustainability.

As a firm, we seek to drive higher standards of governance, it is through all this and more that we support our clients’ success and foster sustainable economic growth and a more prosperous society.

The 2018 awards

There are several new categories for the 2018 awards. Three awards are open to organisations and their finance functions: innovative project; embedding an integrated approach; and communicating integrated thinking. Two awards are open to investors, financial services and similar organisations: sustainable investing and financing; and building sustainable financial products. One award is open to individuals, groups of individuals and organisations: driving change through education, training and academia.

Entries open till:
15 June 2018

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The 2017 award winners

The Finance for the Future 2017 award winners were announced at the awards ceremony held at Plaisterers' Hall in London on 12 October 2017.

Start-up and Growing Enterprises Award

  • Winner: MEP Werke and Strasser Capital (Germany). Read more.

Profit and Not for Profit Sectors Award

  • Highly commended: Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (Canada). Read more.

Investing and Financing Award

  • Winner: Banco Pichincha (Ecuador). Read more.
  • Highly commended: Econet Wireless (Zimbabwe). Read more.

Large Business Award

  • Winner: Telus Communications, Inc. (Canada). Read more.

Communicating Integrated Thinking Award

"Deloitte is proud to be partnering with ICAEW and A4S for the Finance for the Future Awards. The awards recognise that the finance function is pivotal in building a sustainable business model which exploits those resources – financial and non-financial – that translate into value for the investor."

David Cruickshank - Global Chairman, Deloitte

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Amanda Swaffield

Amanda Swaffield


Amanda is a director in Deloitte’s National Accounting and Audit team, where she leads the narrative reporting and provides technical advice on a range of UK GAAP and IFRS matters. She is regularly in... More

Charlotte Drain

Charlotte Drain


Charlotte is a Director in our Audit Advisory practice with over ten years’ experience of providing advisory and assurance services in the field of sustainability. Charlotte has a specific focus on In... More