CIA Awards 2024

The 2024 awards categories

Click the links below to view eligibility, criteria and how to enter for each award.  To submit an entry, complete the online form (link to the form is listed on each of the below award pages). 

The closing date for award entries is 12 April 2024.

Awards categories

  • diversity-and-inclusivity

    Diversity and Inclusivity Award

    This award is for the company or operating unit that can best demonstrate that it embraces the principles of diversity and inclusivity in all aspects of its business.

  • skills

    Skills Award

    This award is open to companies working in the science industry sector.

  • innovation

    Innovation Award

    This Award is for the company or operating unit which can provide the most successful examples of innovation.

  • special-responsible-care

    Special Responsible Care Award for Process Safety Award

    Improving Process Safety is key to protecting our people, hardware and the environment, enhancing our businesses and the reputation and sustainability of our industry.

  • sustainability

    Sustainability Award

    This Award is for the company or operating unit that can demonstrate excellence in sustainability, through its policies, products, manufacturing processes, and supply chain.

  • unsung-hero

    Nick Sturgeon Unsung Hero Award

    The Award is open to any individual working within or closely associated with the industry and nominated by a peer. Following initial judging, applicants will be notified if they have been short-listed by 10 May 2024. The winner will be announced at the Chemical Industry Awards Dinner. Winning applicants should ...

  • health

    Health Leadership Award

    This Award is for recognition of the Company or Site that has achieved excellence in health leadership demonstrated by improved or optimum sustained health programme performance and a healthy workforce and workplace. The key characteristics of effective health leadership include senior management commitment, employee engagement and evidence of a culture ...

  • responsible-care

    Responsible Care Award

    Individual sites qualifying for this Award will be invited to apply following submission of IOP data.

  • young-ambassador

    Young Ambassador Award

    This Award is to recognize an outstanding young person demonstrating communication skills and leadership associated with the chemical industry and contributing to its success.

  • 3

    CIA Company of the Year Award

    The winner of this Award will be, in the view of the judges, the most outstanding CIA member company – demonstrating growth of its business and a sustained contribution to the UK economy. This is the pinnacle Award of the year and entering companies will have to demonstrate outstanding ...

  • award

    Chemical Industry Service Provider of the Year Award

    This Award is to recognise the contribution of Service Providers make to the success of the UK chemical industry. The award will recognise innovation and outstanding delivery of services for example, engineering, IT, legal, training to the chemical or pharmaceutical sectors.

  • CIA-1346675591

    Manufacturing and Resource Efficiency Award

    The Award is to recognize the company or individual operating unit that can demonstrate world-class manufacturing performance or the most successful improvement to its manufacturing performance involving demonstrable excellence and/or significant improvements to resource efficiency (raw materials, energy, water, utilities etc) within the manufacturing process.