On February 23, 2018, Corporate Responsibility Award Ceremony took place in Rooms Hotel Tbilisi. Initiated by the CSR club and Global Compact Network Georgia, the CSR Award competition was held for the first time in Georgia. More than 100 representatives of business sector, government and civil society attended the Award Ceremony.
 
The Award aimed to promote and support CSR in Georgia.  16 companies submitted 23 projects, which were evaluated by the independent and impartial jury consisting of national as well as international level professionals. As a result of the evaluations, three winner companies were named in three nominations:
 
Nomination: The Best Project in the Area of Human Rights
 
Winner: APM TERMINALS POTI – Poti Sea Port
 
Project: Trainings for truck drivers on road safety issues
 
Nomination: The Best Project in the Area of Environmental Protection
 
Winner: Natakhtari
 
Project: Effective wastewater treatment procedures
 
Nomination: Successful Partnership for Sustainable Development (project jointly implemented by business and noncommercial partner)
 
Winner: m2
 
Project: Restoration of Mtatsminda Forest

JURY MEMBERS 2018

ERIKA KVAPILOVA
UN WOMEN REPRESENTATIVE IN GEORGIA

GEORGE WELTON
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF AMCHAM IN GEORGIA

TAMAR KAROSANIDZE
CHIEF OF PARTY AT EWMI/ACCESS

YVONNE GOGOLL
HUMAN RIGHTS FOCAL POINT AT THE DELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TO GEORGIA

NATALIA JALIASHVILI
HEAD OF HUMAN RIGHTS SECRETARIAT OF THE GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION

RUSUDAN TUSHURI
EU AND UNDP PROGRAM COORDINATOR

MARCEL ENGEL
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL COMPACT NETWORK GERMANY

KAMIL VISZKOVSKY
DIRECTOR OF  GLOBAL COMPACT NETWORK POLAND

SOPIKO AKHOBADZE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CENN

ANA TSINTSADZE
COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER AT WWF

EKA LOMTATIDZE
LAW PROFESSOR AT FREE UNIVERSITY