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The Change Leader Awards™

Recognizing Outstanding Change Leaders

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  • values-driven
  • reflective
  • mindful
  • enlightened
  • intuitive


  • innovative
  • entrepreneurial
  • resourceful
  • strategic
  • authentic


  • confident
  • accountable
  • resilient
  • optimistic
  • passionate


  • empowering
  • inclusive
  • engaging
  • collaborative
  • compassionate

recognizing outstanding change leaders

The Change Leader Awards™ recognize the outstanding achievements of Change Leaders from around the world who are at the forefront of innovative efforts to bring about changes in business, society, environment, government, and industry necessary to realize the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

for a better world

The Change Leader Awards™ is an annual event culminating in The Change Leader Summit where Change Leaders have the opportunity to present their innovations or innovative practices and showcase the impact they have had on their respective field of influence.  The Change Leader Awards™ is an initiative of the International Society of Change Leaders to support and promote the UN SDGs in achieving Agenda 2030 and building a better world by creating sustainable futures.

There are 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which form the United Nation’s blueprint to achieving a better, more sustainable world and future for all by 2030 – the target set by the United Nations in achieving the SDGs.e_2018_sdg_poster_without_un_emblem_letter-us

To find out how to enter the Change Leader Awards™ see eligibility.

We recognize outstanding Change Leaders


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informed by transformative knowledge
guided by reflective experience
empowered by strategic vision

The Change Leader Awards™ are open to Change Leaders from across the globe leading change and innovation within their respective field of influence from business, society, environment, government, industry, and technology creating momentum in advancing any of the  17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).


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The Change Leader Awards™ categories are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) and are broad and all-encompassing in terms of inclusivity of the actions and initiatives.

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Following Orders or Engaged Followship

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Should Project Executives Think in Colours?

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Reversing the Swing

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Is it that Complex?

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The Dilemma of Organisational Learning

Our Senior Associate, Soon Joo Gog, reflects on the dilemmas of organisational learning in this brief account. It is...

Proletariat, Paradoxes & Penguins

Our Senior Associate, Graeme Findlay, explores the unity of opposites in leadership in this very interesting article. While a...

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summit 2019

The Change Leader Awards™ Summit 2019 will be held on December 12 and 13, 2019 and will provide Change Leaders with the opportunity to present their case-studies to the Summit participants. Voting for The Change Leader Awards™ will continue during the Summit and final tallying of points received by each submission will take place just before Awards Ceremony on the evening of December 13, 2019.

Only Change Leaders present at the Awards Ceremony will receive Awards.  Where a Change Leader is not present at the Awards Ceremony, the Award will go to the Change Leader with the next highest points for their submission.

Further details about The Change Leader Awards™ Summit 2019 will follow.

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International Society of Change Leaders
39 Bourne House
199 Old Marylebone Rd
London NW1 5QR
United Kingdom
+44 7909 558696