This is my first time posting, so it may bit a little 'raw'.
I like having something tangible to say where I have achieved, and it’s not too farfetched to imagine businesses’ would feel the same. There are so many things that could be improved upon in this world, that sometimes it’s a problem with where to start, so by challenging the achievements into area's would help raise awareness of a variety of the issues.
ie. Best Contribution to Sustainability 2012, Village
Builder of the Year. Being held every year will make people want to do better, can be evolved as new issues come on board and are identified, separated into topics such as housing, food and so on.
Applications can be made via the companies or nominated and there could be public voting on the most inspiring stories. Also, it could help make the two ends meet, those wanting the help and those wanting to help, with a forum for sponsorship made available world wide.