Shortlist 2021

Best community initiative
Neighbour of the Year
Co-op Insurance

Neighbourly Community Fund and Foundation
Neighbourly

South London Listens
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust
Agency: Citizens UK

Schroders


Best consumer campaign
A night on the cobbles
Airbnb
Agency: Hope&Glory PR

EE
Agencies: Unlimited – Nelson Bostock, Pitch Marketing Group

LNER Green Guides
Inspiring people to travel sustainably
London North Eastern Railway
Agency: Tin Man Communications


Best corporate campaign
From Spanish utility to new energy major
Iberdrola
Agency: Headland

Powering the UK’s vital connections
Liberty Global
Agencies: Taylor Made Media, Edmonds Elder

The Big Conversation: Helping Britain Recover
Lloyds Banking Group

Gender pensions gap
Now: Pensions
Agency: Cicero/amo


Best corporate partnership
Mars Petcare, LGBT Foundation
Agency: Cirkle Partnership

Making Malaria No More
Rentokil Initial and Malaria No More

ENO X Uber: Drive-in Opera
Uber
Agency: Hope&Glory 


Best corporate publication
The Review
The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment
Agency: Wardour

The Lowdown
Longhurst Group

Courier
Royal Mail
Agency: Linney


Best crisis or issues management
Sponsored by Polpeo
Hitachi Class 800 fleet issues - May 2021
London North Eastern Railway

Forth Bridge: a Royal funeral in a pandemic
Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead


Best diversity and inclusion initiative
10,000 Black Interns
Agencies: Montfort Communications, Nisse Consultancy

Personal allies in action
BT/EE
Agency: Goldbug

Calling time on racism
Greene King
Agency: C&E Advisory

Banking on Racial Equality - a Roadmap for Positive Change
NatWest Group


Best embodiment of corporate purpose
Balfour Beatty

Living its purpose through Covid
Halma

Pivot to sustainability
M&G


Best external event
A night on the cobbles
Airbnb
Agency: Hope&Glory PR

ODI Summit 2020 – Data Futures
ODI
Agencies: The Business Narrative, Allegory Communications, Philpott Design

The Virgin TV 360 Takeover
Virgin Media


Best employee engagement initiative
Spring Fest
PwC

Plan Zero
OVO
Agency: Given

Flu Campaign
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust


Best social or digital media campaign
International Women’s Day: Choose to challenge
Anglo American
Agency: the tree

21 Days
Green Cola UK
Agency: OneFifty Consultancy            

Race Action Plan
Lloyds Banking Group


Best in-house team: corporate communications
Sponsored by Ithaca Partners
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Her Majesty’s Prisons and Probation Service

Siemens Energy

Whitbread


Best in-house team: internal communications
Sponsored by Ithaca Partners
BDO

DHL Supply Chain UK & Ireland

Lloyds Banking Group

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust


Best in-house team – media relations
Sponsored by Ithaca Partners
Accenture

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Marie Curie

S4C


Best internal comms strategy
We Care: We're in this together. Keep doing the right thing
Anglo American
Agencies: H&H, Lucent, Gorilla Gorilla, Russell and Associates

Lloyds Banking Group

Digital Labs digital skills training
The Church of England


Best internal event
Wellfest: a virtual wellbeing festival
AkzoNobel
Agency: Democracy

Celebrating International Women’s Day
British American Tobacco

Consumer Live 2021
BT
Agency: DRP Group

VodaFUN@Home
VodafoneUK


Best international campaign
IDAHOT: Progress Is Made
Ikea
Agency: Given

Showcasing Shell and Sustainability
Shell

Zeronomics: Financing the transition to a net-zero world
Standard Chartered
Agency: Man Bites Dog


Best leadership communications
Ministry of Justice

Shoosmiths LLP

Springer Nature leadership communications during pandemic
Springer Nature


Best low budget campaign
National Day of Reflection
Marie Curie
Agency: Markettiers

Be Puppywise: preventing a puppy pandemic
The Kennel Club

Flu Campaign
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Space Oddity
The Royal Mint
Agency: Hope&Glory PR


Best media relations campaign
We’re open
Shop small by American Express
American Express
Agency: Hope&Glory PR

finnCap Group
Agency: Sapience Communications

Setting the agenda and leading the fight against Covid-19 misinformation
Independent SAGE
Agency: firstlight group


Best sustainability initiative
Polestar 0 project - a climate neutral car by 2030
Polestar

Launching a roadmap to becoming a more sustainable business
Mulberry
Agency: Headland

Water for Free
Great Eagle Holdings

Opportunity 2030
Standard Chartered
Agency: Man Bites Dog


Best wellbeing initiative
Winter Wellbeing Package
BDO UK LLP

Wellness Fest

Derivco Sports


Best use of video
Governance transformation vote
PRS for Music
Agency: Next Rebel

Church of England national online service
The Church of England

Recycle Week 2020
WRAP
Agency: Radley Yeldar


Most creative use of content
Powering the UK’s vital connections
Liberty Global
Agencies: Taylor Made Media, Edmonds Elder

A shave too close
Lloyds Banking Group
Agency: Grayling

Time to pray audio app
The Church of England


In-house communications professional of the year
Sponsored by Broome Yasar Partnership
To be revealed on the night


Agency of the year
To be revealed on the night


Grand Prix
Sponsored by Unicepta

To be revealed on the night