3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The regular entry deadline is August 29th, 2018.

Best in Environment & Sustainability

This award honors a program, project, or initiative executed to promote, protect, and preserve our environment.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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Bridging the Data Gap: Engaging New Audiences in Environmental Justice
The Sierra Club is an incredibly unique organization in the environmental conservation space, in that they view environmental and social justice as intimately intertwined. While they placed tremendous dedication in realigning their equity, inclusion and justice values, and repositioning their voice and efforts to reflect that message, the work became even...
Help Delhi Breathe
It's not me, it's you: #CleanSeas break-up PSA
In 2015 alone, we produce 320 million tons of plastic-- the equivalent of 900 Empire State Buildings. The production of plastic uses ample amounts of nonrenewable, toxic substances, and annually at least 8 million tons of it leaks into the ocean where it can have serious implications for wildlife and marine ecosystems. UN Environment wanted to create a co...
PwC + HuffPo Video Series
The business world is changing...for good. PwC's Purpose + Profit Huffington Post video series highlights cutting edge organizations and inspiring leaders who are finding sustainable solutions to many of the world's toughest issues. Our goal is to raise awareness and inspire dialogue around the important role of purpose in business by generating views an...
Stanley Black & Decker Clean Tech Water Pump – social innovation in India
Stanley Black & Decker is passionate about driving sustainable environmental change and is committed to helping make a difference to individuals and organizations globally. This promise is defined in the company's ECOSMART™ environmental plan, underpinned by its purpose 'For those who make the world™' – the focus of all its communications and CSR programs...
Trash Tee
Mass manufacturing clothing is generally terrible for the environment—unless pains are taken to make it not so—but it's a pollution stream that's often overlooked.The brand, Everybody.World, has a staple product called the "Trash Tee," a 100 percent recycled cotton T-shirt, made from meticulously processed waste fibers. We needed to create awareness aroun...
Woobi Play
Our planet is facing some serious challenges these days. 92% of teh world's population are living with bad air quality. In 2016, UNICEF reported that 300 million children live in areas with the most toxic recorded levels of outdoor air pollution. Each year, more than 600,000 air pollution related deaths in children every year.. The numbers are staggering ...

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitch, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The regular entry deadline for the shorty social good awards is august 29th, 2018