Who can submit an entry for the Global Equality in Energy Awards?

The Awards are open to women and companies operating in the energy sector. For the individual award categories, nominees can be part of a technical or non-technical function. Please carefully review the eligibility criteria mentioned against each category for the exact information on who can enter. The HR Leader of the Year category accepts entries from both men and women in the energy industry.

Which countries are eligible to submit an entry?

EGYPS 2021 Awards accepts entries from all countries.

How can I submit my entry?

Visit www.egyps.com/eieawards and fill in the online form against the category you wish to submit your entry for. If you face any issues in submitting your entry, please email: egyps.eieawards@dmgevents.com

Can I submit an entry or does my company have to nominate me?

Entries can be submitted by the individual directly or by your company’s corporate communications team.

Can I submit more than one entry?

No. Only one entry per person is permitted. Duplicate entries within the same category and/or submitted in another category will be deleted.

I am on the Awards Jury for the 2021 Global Equality in Energy Awards. Can I submit an entry?

To maintain transparency in the selection process, as a Awards Jury Member you cannot submit a direct entry nor can your business nominate you for the Global Women in Leadership, Global Nex-Gen Female of the Year, Global STEM Star of the Year award categories and the Global HR Leader of the Year. However, your company can submit an entry for the Global Employer of the Year Championing Inclusion, Diversity & Equality award category.

Can a company/university submit more than one entry?

Yes, a company/university can submit more than one entry in the individual award categories. However, the same person cannot be nominated twice.

Can our joint-venture companies submit their entries separately? If so, can parent companies submit an entry on behalf of the JVs?  

Joint ventures merged and/or acquired companies, and subsidiaries can submit their entries separately if they have a separate brand presence from the parent company, and their HR and inclusion and diversity initiatives.

Do we have a limited number of entries per company/ venture?

No. Companies can submit as many entries as they would like per company/venture provided they fit the eligibility criteria.

How are the entries evaluated and scored?

Entries are evaluated and scored on the quality of the submission received. There is a rigorous evaluation process where the Awards Jury – comprising of industry leaders – review and grade each entry received through an online portal.

Scores from the online review are then tabulated and the top six entries in each category will be shortlisted for a face-to-face interview with jury members in the Awards Jury Meeting scheduled to take place on Wednesday 13 January 2021.

Following the face-to-face interviews, four finalists will be shortlisted in each category. Finalists will be announced and informed after the Jury meeting. Winners will be kept confidential and announced only during the Awards Ceremony. The Jury’s decision is final and binding.

What format is suitable for the uploaded material?

The following formats are acceptable when uploading an attachment as a supporting evidence

  • For texts: pdf
  • For images: jpg/jpeg, png, tiff
  • For videos/movies: any video format (mp4, mov, flv, avi). The video must be highest possible quality, and must be under 4 minutes. This can also be a link to a website where the video can be seen (example: YouTube). Maximum video size should be 200 MB.
  • For presentations: PDF or PPT (maximum 10 slides)

If I qualify for the face-to-face interviews or as a finalist, will the organisers cover my travel and accommodation?

No.Travel and accommodation for the face-to-face interviews or the awards ceremony will be borne by the nominee themselves. If you qualify for the face-to-face interviews, the organiser will reach out to you to arrange a virtual video conference in case you are unable to travel.

Why is there a dateline on the supporting evidence? Why can I not submit evidence from three years ago?

The Global Equality in Energy Awards are annual, and therefore, recognise individual and organisational achievements on an annual basis. Additionally, as the energy sector is rapidly evolving and emphasising on innovation and transformation, employees must adapt to it and hone their skills continuously. Whilst there are many subjective nuances, there is a high probability that what may have been valid and relevant a few years ago, may not be as important today.

I have missed an attachment. What should I do?

If you have submitted an entry and have missed an attachment or would like to request for minor edits, please email us on egyps.wieawards@dmgevents.com with the request. If you would like to make a major edit and/or amend more than 50% of the entry, please resubmit a new entry. We will delete the old entry.

When are the winners announced?

Winners and the highly commended entries (runners-up) will be announced at the awards ceremony on Wednesday 2 June 2021.

Can my company sponsor an award category?

Yes. For more information, please contact egyps.sales@dmgevents.com

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