FAQ

  1. What will my submission be judged on?
    Entries are judged under three sections namely project background, project impact
    and project sustainability.  You can refer to the judging guideline at
    Judging Guideline Page
  2.  Will all categories be judged by the same judging panel?
    Yes
  3. Who will be judging the submissions?
    Judging is done by independent panel of judges from a variety of industry/background.
    They are mainly high-level stakeholders engaged in SDG implementation, who commit their time voluntarily.
  4. Can we submit more than one categories per project?
    Each company/ organisation/ association may submit multiple categories as long as project submitted is linked to one or few specific SDGs.
  5. How many winners will be selected?
    There will be shortlisted 40 impactful projects as finalist and 17 award winners from the finalists. There will be 1 additional award for most outstanding project among the 17 award winners.
  6.  The 17 winners – is it present by every category? One category per winner?
    The winners could be from any of the 17 SDGs categories. All the finalist and award winners selected base on the highest score out of the total submissions.
    a. 40 JCIM SDA Finalist
    The 40 highest scoring projects out of all the submission entries.
    b. 17 JCIM SDA Winners
    Highest 17 projects submission score from the Top 40 JCIM SDA finalist
  7.  What is the prize if my project won?
    Every winner will receive a customised trophy and certificate. Winners/finalists will receive invitations to join future JCI events as speakers or participants. Please refer our top 10 exclusive benefits for more details.
  8. How do I submit my nomination?
    All entries are to be submitted online through Nomination Form Page
    The nomination period is open from 1st February 2020 – 30th September 2020
  9. Do I need to pay to enter this award nomination?
    Yes, we collect a minimal fee for administration, campaign to get awareness of SDGs, as well as grand award ceremony ticket as follows:
    Company/Corporate: RM1000
    NGO/Government Association: RM500
    Each nominee will receive 1 ticket to attend the Finalists Revealing Press Conference and Grand Award Ceremony.
  10. When will the entries be judged?
    The submissions will be audited and be reviewed by the judging panel in October 2020, and all shortlisted finalists will be notified by 30th November 2020.
  11. When will the results be announced?
    The results will be announced during the JCIMSDA Grand Award Ceremony to be held on December 2020 / January 2021, 7pm – 10pm.
  12.  Will my project be recognized even if I don’t win?
    Yes – every contribution that advance the SDGs is valuable and important, and we want to ensure that all initiatives are recognized and showcased. All submissions will be featured in our 2020 JCIM SDA souvenir magazine, as well as showcase on the JCIM SDA Website.

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