Top 10 global procurement and supply chain awards

Procurement Magazine takes a look at 10 of the top global procurement and supply chain awards

In honour of the inaugural Global Procurement & Supply Chain Awards 2024 that are to be launched at Procurement and SupplyChain LIVE London on September 26-27th 2023 at the Business Design Centre, Procurement Magazine takes a look at 10 of the top international procurement and supply chain awards.

Global Procurement & Supply Chain Award 2024 is presented in conjunction with Procurement Magazine and Supply Chain Digital Magazine

10. ASCM Awards of Excellence 

Website: ASCM

To be announced at the ASCM CONNECT Annual Conference, winners of the ASCM Awards of Excellence 2023 will be recognised for their superior performance and dedication to advancing the field of supply chain management. 

Categories for the nominees include:

  • Corporate transformation 
  • Learning and development
  • Making an impact
  • Emerging supply chain leaders
  • Supply chain leaders
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion champion

9. ISM 30 under 30 Program

Website: ISM

Recognising emerging supply management professionals, ISM 30 under 30 program shines a spotlight on the rising young procurement and supply chain management professionals for their passion, creativity, and contributions to supply chain management. 

In its ninth year, the nominees are reviewed based on four pillars:

  • Involvement in their professional organisation
  • Contributions and achievements in the supply chain
  • Professional and personal characteristics 
  • Any other extraordinary dynamics such as community involvement, volunteer work, work-life balance, and hobbies

8. Gartner Power of the Profession™ Supply Chain Awards

Website: Gartner

An annual community-driven recognition program that inspires supply chain transformation around the global, Gartner’s Power of the Profession™ Supply Chain Awards 2023 is in its ninth year recognising supply chain innovations that inspire supply chain transformation.

Award categories include:

  • Customer or patient innovation of the year
  • Process or technology innovation of the year
  • Social impact of the year
  • People breakthrough of the year

7. Women in Supply Chain Award

Website: Women in Supply Chain Award

Launched by Supply & Demand Chain Executive in 2019, the Women in Supply Chain Award honours female supply chain leaders and executives whose accomplishments, mentorship and examples set the foundations for women at all levels of the supply chain network.

This year’s theme is: ‘Better together: How collaboration promotes women in supply chain’.

6. Supply Chain Excellence Awards 

Website: Supply Chain Excellence Awards

Now in its 27th year, The Supply Chain Excellence Awards was launched as an initiative to recognise and reward organisations around the world that demonstrate excellence in their supply chain operations. 

Key objectives of the awards:

  • To recognise outstanding achievement in supply chain management
  • To reward those companies who have attained the highest standards
  • To highlight the importance of, and the opportunities offered by excellent supply chain management
  • To celebrate, as an industry, the successes of the past year
  • To provide a unique networking opportunity for the world’s senior supply chain professionals

This year's awards will be presented on November 9, 2023, at the Park Lane Hilton, in London.

5. Supply Chain & Procurement Awards 

Website: Supply Chain & Procurement Awards

Celebrating the unique perspective, global excellence and innovative leadership of those in procurement and supply chain, the Supply Chain & Procurement Awards honour the best of the best for their strategic approach in the industry. 

Keep an eye out for more information to come on the 2023 awards. 

4. European Innovation Procurement Awards

Website: European Innovation Procurement Awards

Recognising the efforts made by the public and private sectors to promote and implement innovations in procurement across Europe, the European Innovation Procurement Awards highlights the importance of innovation to drive industrial competitiveness globally. 

Core categories for the European Innovation Procurement Awards 2023:

  • Innovation procurement initiative category 
  • Facing societal challenges ‘green energy transition’ category

3. CIPS Excellence in Procurement Award

Website: CIPS Excellence in Procurement Award

Providing an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the best work and teams in the procurement profession, the award acts as a benchmark for excellence. Winning this award is one of the most prestigious awards an organisation and/or individual can receive in the industry. 

Categories for the award include:

  • Diversity and inclusion 
  • Carbon reduction
  • Risk mitigation
  • Sustainable procurement champion 
  • Digital technology

And many more…

2. World Procurement Awards

Website: World Procurement Awards

One of the world’s most prestigious procurement accolades, the World Procurement Awards is returned for 2023 in partnership with the likes of Ivalua, JAGGAER, Ecovadis, Intel, SAP, Candex, H&Z and GEP. 

The category winners were announced on May 25, 2023, at the awards ceremony as part of the World Procurement Congress 2023. 

Winners included the likes of:

  • The Kraft Heinz Company - Supplier Collaboration and Innovation Award
  • Mars - Environmental & Social Impact Award
  • Johnson & Johnson - Intel Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Award
  • Dan Bartel, Schneider Electric - SAP CPO of the Year Award

To see all the categories and winners, click here.

1. Global Procurement & Supply Chain Award 2024

Website: Coming soon…

A must-attend award for 2024, Global Procurement & Supply Chain Award 2024 - presented in conjunction with Procurement Magazine and Supply Chain Digital Magazine - will be honouring the best of the best making innovative, sustainable and disruptive waves in the industry. 

Those nominated for the award can be put forward for the following categories:

  • Procurement Transformation
  • Digital Supply Chain
  • Supplier Diversity
  • Supply Chain Innovation
  • Supply Chain Sustainability
  • Procurement Technology
  • Procurement Consultancy
  • Future Leaders
  • Executive of the Year
  • Project of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 
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