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?
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 09th March 2019 – 31st May 2019.
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/Government Association: RM1000
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 July 2019,
and all shortlisted finalists will be notified by 31st August 2019.
11) When will the results be announced?
The results will be announced during the JCIMSDA Grand Award Ceremony to be
held on 22nd September 2019 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 2019 JCIM SDA souvenir magazine, as well as showcase on the
JCIM SDA Website.