5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

Entries are now closed. Finalists will be announced 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.
Disney The Lion King Protect the Pride
  Since Disney’s The Lion King was first released in theatres 25 years ago, Africa has lost half of all lions in the wild. So, as part of our efforts celebrating the release of the 2019 reimagining of the film, The Lion King, Disney announced a global conservation campaign to raise awareness and support the Wildlife Conservation Network’s (WCN) Lion Reco…
GroundTruth & No Kid Hungry partner to drive over 11k visits to meal distribution sites for COVID19
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, 1 in 4 kids could face hunger this year. No Kid Hungry is working to end childhood hunger by helping launch and improve programs that give all kids the healthy food they need to thrive. With the onset of the pandemic and disruption to school meal programs, No Kid Hungry reached out to GroundTruth to help increase awa…
HARMAN & 1,000 Dreams Fund Support Women in STEM
Studies show that nearly three-quarters of young girls express an interest in STEM fields, yet women hold only about a quarter of all STEM jobs by the time they got to the workforce.  To address this alarming disparity, Samsung-owned HARMAN and the 1,000 Dreams Fund, a national non-profit that provides micro-grants to women, launched the New Face of Tech…
Subaru Brings the Love Promise to Life with 2019 Share the Love Event
Subaru of America is dedicated to being more than just a car company and dedicates resources to making the world a better place through the causes that matter to its consumer base, such as protecting the environment and ensuring pet safety—both in its manufacturing and beyond in the lives of its customers with a variety of partner organizations. The Subaru …
Teens for Jeans
Almost 40% of people experiencing homelessness in the United States are under 18. One item youth commonly request in homeless shelters is a pair of jeans. Why? Jeans are comfortable in any season and can be worn multiple times between washes. Plus, for a teenager without many belongings, wearing a pair of jeans can provide a sense of normalcy. So DoSomet…
The Other Bar
“Be Radical, Choose Equality” is the message from UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) and the FairChain Foundation for the launch of The Other Bar, a chocolate bar that challenged consumers to take direct action against poverty.  Launched in the UK in November 2019, this experiment piloted a new way of doing business with developing-world produce…
“Drink Responsibly. #SexResponsibly” from Absolut, Pernod Ricard USA and RAINN
According to the RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network), an American is sexually assaulted every 73 seconds. Perpetrators of sexual violence often use alcohol as both a tool and an excuse to commit their crimes. The spirits industry advocates loudly for responsible drinking, but it is quiet on the topic of alcohol’s role in consent and sexual activ…

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finalists for the 5th annual shorty social good awards will be announced in mid-october!