Best Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative 2024

The Best Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative award has been introduced to recognise business schools and the work they have been doing to create, incorporate and develop culture, diversity and inclusion practices.

AMBA-accredited and BGA member, validated or accredited business schools are invited to nominate one initiative they think is eligible based on the Award Criteria. 


  • Ineligible entries may be disqualified at any phase of the competition without notification 
  • Late submissions will be ineligible 
  • Incomplete submissions will be ineligible 

Award Criteria:  

  • Details of how an original and impactful culture, diversity and inclusion initiative has been created and how this has been developed 
  • A strong narrative outlining the need for this initiative / strategy 
  • Details of how the initiative was rolled out and communicated, outlining stakeholder engagement 
  • The impact since introducing the initiative and evidence of positive results 
  • How this initiative has enhanced the culture of the business school, touching numerous internal and external stakeholders 
  • Looking into the future, how this initiative will continue to evolve sustainably 

Judging format 

Shortlisted schools will be required to provide a school biography, logo (jpeg and eps), and answers to why they should win this award which we will use for judging and marketing purposes.  

This category is sponsored by: BlueSky Education

BlueSky Education is the media consultant of choice for many of the world’s most prestigious and ambitious universities and Business Schools. It helps clients enhance their profiles and visibility in key markets around the globe.   

BlueSky Education’s services include promoting faculty expertise, positioning the dean, programme promotion, and boosting brands using the media.

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