16th October 2018 – New Delhi

ABOUT THE EVENT

ABOUT THE EVENT

Under the patronage of His Excellence, Mr Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India, the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IFCCI) is pleased to present the first edition of the Indo-French Business Awards on Tuesday, 16th October 2018 in New Delhi. These awards will honour excellence and acknowledge the accomplishments of Indian and French companies of all sizes, based in India and France. The awards will also acknowledge the important social contributions made by organizations through their commitment to community and environmental sustainability. These awards are open to all member companies of IFCCI.

If your company has grown significantly over the past few years, created jobs, developed innovative services / products / campaigns, engaged in Corporate Social Responsibility, created a successful Indo-French venture, then send in your nomination form for any of the six categories! 

This is the first edition of the awards and we hope to make it an annual event.

AWARD CATEGORIES

AWARD CATEGORIES

Best SME of the year

Best Entrepreneur of the Year

Best French Group in India

Best Indo-French cooperation

Most innovative product/service of the year

Best CSR initiative of the Year

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIAS

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIAS

1. Best SME of the year

This award is for companies that fulfil the criteria for small and medium enterprises as defined by the MSMED Act, 2006 will be considered under this segment

CRITERIAS

Manufacturing Enterprises and Services Enterprises across varied sectors

Preference would be given to companies with Social Responsibility and Innovation

The enterprise must be a for-profit business

The enterprise must be in existence in India for a minimum period of 2 years at the
time of application

The enterprise must disclose audited financial statements for the past 2 years for the purpose of screening and follow-up application

Other Prestigious Government recognition/awards won recently

Jury special

List some supporting documents/videos

2. Best Entrepreneur of the Year

This award seeks to recognize the efforts and achievements of exceptional entrepreneurs, individuals and organisations who are working in the field of entrepreneurship development. The Awards also seek to highlight models of excellence for others to emulate and improve upon.

CRITERIAS

First Generation Entrepreneur: The definition of a first generation entrepreneur for the scheme is “An entrepreneur who is not in the same line of business as his/her parent. They should have started the enterprise on their own initiative, idea or innovation 

Initial paid-up capital of the enterprise should not exceed INR 1 crore

Not more than three years old

Other Prestigious Government recognition/awards won recently

Jury special

List some supporting documents/videos

3. Best French Group in India

This award is for a French company operating in India or subsidiary of a French company in India for more than 3 years.

CRITERIAS

List down major achievement in India

Number of Employees

Is the nominated project/initiative functional for at least last three years?

How has it aided the Indo-French trade?

List some facts on employment generation

List some supporting documents/video

Any Make in India initiative?

Any Ease of doing business (EODB) initiative? 

Jury special

4. Best Indo-French Cooperation

This award is for an Indian/French company who has cooperated for a project/company/initiative in India in the last 3 years.

CRITERIAS

List facts about the Joint Venture

List down the major achievements in India

How has it aided the Indo-French trade?

Any sustainable approach undertaken while executing this project?

Geographic spread

Market/Brand Impact?

FDI Investments?

Employment generation?

List some supporting documents/videos

Jury special

5. Most Innovative Product / Service of the Year

This award is for an Indian/French company who has having a bilateral connect who has come up with an innovative product/services par excellence.

CRITERIAS

List down major achievement in India

Has the community outreach being impactful

YoY profit and outreach

Level of Sustainable approach

Social impact?

Market/Brand Impact?

List some supporting documents/videos

Employment generation?

Jury special

6. Best CSR initiative of the Year

CRITERIAS

Demonstrated a consistent track record of significant and original basic and applied research contributions in the area of CSR (2 points)

Positively influenced CSR at a state, national or international level (2 points)

Made a positive impact on the CSR sector (2 points)

2 years, or more, of sustained service to the CSR (2 points)

Sustainable Practices leading to impactful social advancement (3 points)

Demonstrated, over an extended period of time a contribution which has included either research, achievement, professional leadership and service to the CSR community (2 points)

Project lead to Employment Generation (3 points)

List process of Due Diligence Reporting

 

Additional Factors:

Other Prestigious Government recognition/awards won recently (3 points)

An excellent record of publications including peer-reviewed journal papers, review articles or book writing (3 points)

  • Jury special (3 points)

HOW TO APPLY

HOW TO APPLY
  1. Click and download form

  2. Submit to awards@ifcci.org.in before the deadline

  3. Nomination form + supporting documents, if any (PPT, brochures,)

Short-listed nominations will be presented to the Jury for determination of winners. The selected winners will be felicitated at the Indo-French Business Awards Ceremony.