Companies driving a sustainable future

Frost & Sullivan Institute
Enlightened Growth Leadership Awards

In partnership with Frost & Sullivan, the Frost & Sullivan Institute proudly presents the second edition of the Enlightened Growth Leadership Awards – Emerging Companies: Companies Driving a Sustainable Future, 2024. This prestigious award continues to recognize organizations dedicated to improving the world through their innovative products and services, actively contributing to addressing today’s pressing global challenges. We honor companies that align with our global priorities, prioritizing sustainability to deliver enduring value for their stakeholders.


The companies we have identified are leaders in developing ground-breaking ideas and technologies, poised to make a significant impact on the world. They prioritize sustainability and are committed to delivering long-term value for their stakeholders, aligning with our global priorities. As we face ongoing complex challenges, the Enlightened Growth Leadership Awards – Emerging Companies remain vital in fostering and inspiring start-ups to lead the way towards a sustainable future.

Join the ranks of sustainability trailblazers – nominate your organization for the award today! Show the world how your innovative solutions are shaping a brighter, more sustainable future.

The Enlightened Growth Leadership Awards – Emerging Companies

Our Methodology
Step 1
Monitor, Target and Screen
➤ Leverage global think tank to establish key parameters and criteria: 3 to 5 years in the market

➤ Their product/services help "innovate to zero" on global priorities (determine/assess their products/services )
Step 5
Perform Quality Check
➤ Perform final performance benchmarking activities

➤ Perform full-quality review
Step 2
Perform 360° Research
➤ Perform 360° research on all companies in the pipeline

➤ Assess candidates' fit with best-practice criteria*
Step 6
Reconnect with Global Think-Tank
➤ Review and build consensus on Companies to Action

➤ Formally select award recipients based on performance against best-practice creteria
Step 3
Apply Thought Leadership in Best Practices
➤ Examine the eligibility of all candidates

➤ Identify and fill information gaps
Step 7
Communicate Recognition
➤ Present award to the CEO/C-Suit Executives, inspiring them for continued success.

➤ Celebrate the recepients' performance at our annual Awards Banquet
Step 4
Initiate Global Think-Tank Review
➤ Invite multiple perspectives on candidates' performance
Step 8
Conduct Growth Partner Dialog
➤ Discuss implications of award with CEO and Growth Team of the award recipient

➤ Review media outreach and marketing plan

➤ Assess the implications of award in future strategic planning

Enlightened Growth Leadership Awards, 2024  – Emerging Companies: Companies Driving Sustainable Future 

Nomination Form

Award Criteria:

'Innovating to Zero' on Global Priorities
  • Companies pioneering solutions in Economics, Education, Environment, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Human Rights, and Security.
  • Companies that are recognizing efforts to address inequality, promote quality education, combat climate change, advance infrastructure, improve healthcare, uphold human rights, and ensure security.
Growth Excellence
  • Companies that demonstrate strong growth over 3-5 years and implementing ESG-compliant growth strategies.
  • They have dedicated growth strategies to increase customer experience and have differentiated themselves from competitors and revenue growth while also targeting short- and long-term growth.
Innovation and Technology
  • Celebrates technological innovations setting industry standards and addressing crucial market gaps. 
  • Companies recognize disruptive technologies meeting future needs, surpassing existing standards, and fostering internal innovation or strategic collaborations. 

Submission Deadline: 12th April 2024

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