2022 Business of Good Awards

Does your business go above and beyond? We want to hear from you

BCBusiness is on a mission to recognize the companies in our province that turn the principles of social responsibility into action.

For these organizations, a good relationship with employees, the community and the environment is embedded in their culture.

The third annual Business of Good program is a chance to show off the steps your company is taking to make British Columbia a better place to live, work and play. The winners, chosen by a panel of judges and our editorial team, will be featured in the March/April 2022 issue of BCBusiness. You can find profiles of the 2021 winners and finalists here.

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Competition Details

The competition is only open to organizations based in B.C.

Entry fee is $75 per category.

**The entry deadline has been extended until January 7, 2022.**

Winners will be featured in the March/April 2022 issue of BCBusiness.

2022 Categories

Community Involvement

How does your company embrace and contribute to the communities where it operates?

Diversity and Inclusion

How does your organization make a concerted effort to employ a diverse and inclusive team, or to promote diversity and inclusion in the broader community?

Environmental Sustainability

What is your business doing to conserve the environment and combat climate change? How is it reducing its ecological footprint? 

Indigenous Prosperity

What does your company do to involve Indigenous groups, whether it’s Indigenous-led, uses Indigenous voices to shape policy and strategy, or works with Indigenous people to build an inclusive B.C.?

Thought Leadership

What steps has your organization taken to promote social responsibility and good governance in the business community?

Workplace Wellness

What programs or plans have you put in place to ensure wellness of employees? 


Please let us know any other ways in which you believe your organization should be recognized under the Business of Good banner.

How to Apply

The application is a two-part process:

1. Sign up here.

2. We’ll email you the entry form to fill out (it could take up to 15 minutes—grab a cup of tea). Complete the form and submit it. 

Additional Details

Applicants must make one or several representatives of their company available to be interviewed in January and to attend the awards ceremony (format and date TBD).

Important note: If your company becomes a Business of Good finalist, we will use the information from your nomination form and an interview with someone in the organization to prepare a profile for potential publication in the March/April 2022 issue of BCBusiness. If you provide financial, personal and other details that you wish to keep on background or off the record, it is your responsibility to let us know. BCBusiness makes every effort to ensure accuracy, but we do not share stories with sources before publication.