The awards are designed to recognise and showcase the leading people and firms in Jersey’s sustainable finance ecosystem, promote innovation, and help to develop Jersey’s credentials as a leading sustainable international finance centre.

There are three main categories of awards:

Nominations will be open from 30 May to 1 July with a panel of judges selecting winners, which will be announced at an awards ceremony on 13 October. The judges are Andrew Mitchell, Founder and CEO at Equilibrium Futures; Amy Blackwell, Partner at Acorn Capital Advisors; and Simon Boas, Executive Director of Jersey Overseas Aid.

Joe Moynihan, Chief Executive of Jersey Finance, commented:

“Backed up by our sustainable finance strategy which was launched last year, we are making good progress in cementing Jersey’s reputation as a centre of excellence for ESG investment and remain focused on continuing to uphold our responsibility to support the transition to a sustainable global economy.

“Establishing these awards is a natural next step, giving us an opportunity to shine a light on local organisations and individuals demonstrating commitment to operating sustainably and prioritising ESG values in the workplace.”

Find out more about the Sustainable Finance Awards.