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29.10.2024
Competition of excellence that rewards outstanding achievements in the commodities trading industry.






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A first in the commodities industry

Welcome to the Commodities Innovation Awards 2024, an event co-created by Ampersand World, the first Swiss career management platform dedicated to the world of commodities and the economic magazine Bilan.
The 'Commodities Innovation Awards' aim to highlight the excellence of the Swiss ecosystem, its innovations, and the solutions that emerge from the sector to address the multiple challenges of the global economy.

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The best initiatives...
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The best initiatives...

The Commodities Innovation Awards are a competition of excellence that rewards remarkable achievements in the commodities trading industry. Whether it's technological breakthroughs, innovative business models, or cutting-edge management strategies, the Commodities Innovation Awards showcase initiatives that redefine the future of the industry, with the support of institutional partners.


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Regulation

Evaluation criteria

The submissions are reviewed by a jury of active and recognized professionals within the industry. These professionals represent various sectors of the industry as well as a wide diversity of roles. The jury evaluates the projects based on different criteria to select a winner for each category, who will be presented with the Commodities Innovation Award during a ceremony.

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Evaluation guidelines

Participants submit their applications for projects implemented between January 1, 2022, and June 30, 2024. Applications must be submitted before the deadline specified in the participation guidelines (August 16, 2024). The jury convenes several times to deliberate on the received applications. It selects the finalists and winners of each category, who will be presented at an official ceremony on October 29, 2024.



You can download the regulations here.

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Categories

2024 Prize List

Our prize categories have been carefully defined to reflect the key drivers of innovation in the commodities sector. By incorporating technology, human capital, and financing solutions, we are reinventing this industry. It is the talents, the leaders, and the companies that, together, are transforming the world of commodities and its future.

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Technological innovation

Awarded to innovative services or products that transform the exploration, extraction, processing, and distribution of raw materials.

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Innovation Awards October 29, 2024 19:15-19:30

Supply chain traceability innovation

Values the solutions implemented by companies and organizations that ensure the traceability and transparency of raw materials.

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Innovation Awards October 29, 2024 19:30-19:45

Financial innovation

Values innovative financial strategies in the commodities trading industry.

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Innovation Awards October 29, 2024 19:45-20:00

Innovative partnership

Acknowledges a collaboration between an industry player and an external partner (academic, startup, supplier) that brings a solution to the industry.

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Innovation Awards October 29, 2024 20:00-20:15

Governance innovation

Recognizes companies and organizations that implement exceptional governance practices, promoting transparency, ethics, and responsibility in all their operations.

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Innovation Awards October 29, 2024 20:15-20:30

HR innovation

This award highlights initiatives that actively promote diversity within teams, executive leadership, and on the ground, creating an inclusive work environment that values the contributions of all, regardless of their gender, ethnic origin, or ability.

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Innovation Awards October 29, 2024 20:30-20:45

CSR innovation

Rewards initiatives aimed at integrating sustainability and the circular economy into the trading of raw materials.

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Shipping Awards October 02, 2023 12:00-12:45

Technological innovation

Rewards initiatives improving the efficiency of freight transportation.

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Shipping Awards October 02, 2023 12:00-12:45

Carbon emissions reduction

Recognizes initiatives with a positive impact on companies' externalities.

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Shipping Awards October 02, 2023 12:00-12:45

People's Choice Award

Allows the general public to vote for their favorite initiative, highlighting the importance of engagement and the popularity of innovation efforts among a broad audience.

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People Awards October 02, 2023 12:00-12:45

Entrepreneur of the Year in Commodity Trading

Awarded to an entrepreneur who has launched an innovative initiative in the sector.

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People Awards October 02, 2023 12:00-12:45

Woman Leader in Commodity Trading Industry (CSR)

Awarded to women who have had a significant impact on the industry, whether through their leadership, innovation, or contribution. This award aims to recognize and encourage the participation and advancement of women in a sector traditionally dominated by men.

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People Awards October 02, 2023 12:00-12:45

Emerging Talent Award (under 30)

Encourage and recognize innovation among young professionals, researchers, or entrepreneurs in the raw materials industry. Shed light on new talents and ideas while also encouraging greater participation of younger generations in innovation within this sector.

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