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SDG Impact Awards

The SDG Impact Awards Committee is a nonprofit independent sustainability organization whose membership supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Our international mission is to increase public and private sector engagement, awareness and support of the SDGs through competition that:

  • engages the general public
  • provides a platform for corporations to share their humanitarian efforts with a broader audience
  • recognizes the work of nonprofits, governments, and individuals of almost all ages


The SDG Impact Awards Committee membership is composed of members drawn from the NGO, Academic and Civil Society communities. Judging is by popular vote and independent judges in the fields impacted by the SDGs.

SDG Impact Awards & Gala (SDGIA)

Executive Overview


To increase awareness, support and public engagement surrounding the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Our purpose is to elevate the SDG achievement rate through program and project coordination, as well as enhanced partnership development.


Online Peer to Peer Project Competition

SDGIA Contributors ranging from middle schools to universities, individuals to global corporations, and all the members of the UN community will be invited to post their projects on the SDG Impact Awards website. SDGIA contributors are also encouraged to invite their constituents and contacts to vote for their and other posted projects that they want to support. Voters will be incentivized by the opportunity to win valuable Instant Win prizes with each vote.

Projects receiving the most votes in their size/project category will win a People’s Vote SDG Impact Award. Judges will separately select winning projects based on Impact.

An ongoing University team competition with cash awards will continue beyond the competition dates, engaging the public, much like a reality TV show, with weekly video updates.


Technology That Can Save the Planet

An SDG Impact Awards Special Showcase invitation only event for members of the UN community, corporate leaders and impact investors. This special showcase features exhibits and presentations from a cross section of creative minds ranging from universities, inventors you’ve read about and inventors you’re going to be reading about.


Gala and Awards Event

Impact Award Nominees from the corporate and government communities will be honored and Impact Award Winners will be announced at this gala event. Celebrity and VIP participation will provide recognition and publicity for the Nominees and Winners as it is live streamed and archived for an international audience.

The SDGs are for everyone, and we are for the SDGs.