Celebrating the heroes of culture change

Showcase your achievements in reshaping company culture.

Entries now closed

The deadline for 2021 entries has now closed. Finalists will be announced on 11th October! Sign up below to receive the latest updates from Culture Pioneers.

Our categories

Here are the four categories we have chosen for our Culture Pioneers Awards programme in 2021

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Have you introduced a more holistic approach to wellbeing that has transformed your workplace?

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Is your team cultivating a culture that proactively supports the way your organisation learns, adapts and grows?

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Have you placed values such as diversity, inclusion and belonging at the heart of your business?

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Have you been embracing innovative practices to ensure your business and its people continue to thrive?

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“Work plays an important part in our lives and our society, so we’re looking for organisations that have created great cultures built around purpose, belonging and – most importantly – the employee.”

Gethin Nadin
Culture Pioneers Judge

Reasons to share and celebrate your achievements

Number 1

Raises your profile

Raises your profile as a culture change champion within the HR and L&D professions.

Number 2

Creates positive PR

Boosts your organisation’s reputation as a leader in people-first culture through challenging times and beyond.

Number 3

Attracts talent

Helps your company attract the best talent in the most competitive marketplaces.

Number 4

Keeps employees engaged

Supports your efforts to motivate, engage and retain your organisation’s existing workforce.

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“Being a Culture Pioneer is an honour and has recognised our commitment to driving a truly inclusive culture and being a great place to work!”

Cheryl Allen
HR Director of Culture & Transformation, Atos

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