4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


Entries are now closed. Stay tuned for the finalist announcements in mid-October.

Best Business-NGO Partnership

This award honors an outstanding partnership between a business and non-government organization to achieve a social good goal with measurable results.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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#ReefCycle - Reef Fishing Net Transformed From "Dangerous" to "Desirable" Sunglasses
It all started when WWF-Australia supporters helped to remove the last commercial gill net operating in the northern Great Barrier Reef.  From this, WWF and VisionDirect created a unique partnership, based on the shared ambition to make a difference in ocean plastics. This led to the concept of ReefCycle sunglasses - an upcycling solution f...
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Generation Lockdown
In 95% of public schools in the United States, lockdown drills are as common as math and science. Students learn terrifying lessons like how to barricade doors with tables and how to balance on toilet seats so that gunmen can’t see their feet. March For Our Lives — the student-led organization that emerged in the tragic wake of the shooting in P...
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Girl Rising Creative Challenge, Powered by HP
Seventeen million girls worldwide struggle to receive an education as a result of displacement and conflict. It is estimated that 35 percent of women have experienced sexual violence at some point in their lives, and women account for two thirds of the 750 million adults without basic literacy skills. To address these alarming statistics and ...
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Good360 Provides a Good Night’s Rest to Tens of Thousands with Donated Tempur Sealy Mattresses
The need for a good night’s rest is universal, and Good360 joined forces with Tempur Sealy to help maximize the company’s social impact potential through a mattress donation program. Working with Good360, the Tempur Sealy donation team provides thousands of high-quality mattresses to a wide variety of charitable organizations from coast to coast.
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GroundTruth Location for Good Program: Using the Power of Location to Inspire Real-World Change
No Kid Hungry removes the barriers that stand between a child and the healthy food they need, every day. Dine for No Kid Hungry is the organization’s year-round, restaurant-led campaign to raise funds to end childhood hunger in the U.S. For the month of September, No Kid Hungry partnered with leading location platform, GroundTruth’s CSR initiati...
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The Makers of Vita Coco & Lonely Whale Launch an Alternative to Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles
According to market research group Euromonitor, one million single-use plastic bottles are sold every minute around the world. To their credit, consumers today are becoming increasingly aware of the negative impact of single-use plastic. A new study by the Shelton Group, for example, suggested that 80% of consumers would buy an alternative to...

Nominees

#RAREis
As many as 30 million people in the United States - approximately 10 percent of the population - are living with a rare disease today, and 50 percent of rare diseases affect children. For Horizon, changing the odds in rare disease means delivering on its promise to bring meaningful therapies to patients, their families and the physicians who care for them...
Capturing Share of Heart- Ladki Haath Se Nikal Jaaeyegi
Background: In India only 1 in every 5 girls who enter 1st grade, completes 10th grade. 50% of girls drop out before secondary school. (Source: NanhiKali.org) Reuters stated that India was the most dangerous country for women in 2018. Female foeticide is still rampant in the country. In many parts, girls are denied basic nutrition. The World Econ...
Ek Nayi Muskaan
Himalaya is one of the leading brands in the lip care category. As a brand, Himalaya Lip Care understands that lips are the conduit to the expression of one’s emotions and confidence. Hence, the core objective of the brand is to ensure healthy and nourished lips for all. With this intent, in 2015, Himalaya Lip Care launched a corrective cleft lip initi...
Love A Tree Day
For the Black Forest® brand, the forest is a huge part of who we are. It’s in our name and at the root of our commitment to organic ingredients. But in a time when record-setting wildfires are threatening forest ecosystems around the world, we knew we had to step up to ensure that our forests will be here for future generations to enjoy.  So we decided...

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, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

THE SHORTY SOCIAL GOOD AWARDS winners will be announced at the ceremony On NOVEMBER 14TH.