British Business Awards

Nominations now OPEN for the 2019 British Business Awards!

July 30, 2019

Nominating for a 2019 British Business Award is simple. Click on the category you would like to nominate for, fill out the PDF form, and submit it to: Company of the Year UK-Japan Partnership Entrepreneur of the Year Positive Impact Innovation DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: OCT 18 2019, NOON For twelve years, the BCCJ's British ... Read more

2018 BBA Winner Profile: Diversity & Inclusion - GSK Japan

Jan. 24, 2019

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Japan has become the first firm to scoop the BCCJ’s Diversity & Inclusion British Business Award (BBA), at the BCCJ’s red carpet gala on November 2. Sponsored by the British Council, the new accolade is designed to commend any organisation (except not-for-profit organisations) that “has driven exceptionally effective diversity and inclusion initiatives, services or solutions ... Read more

2018 BBA Winner Profile: Social/Environmental Contribution – ESR

Dec. 12, 2018

ESR has expressed gratitude to the British Business Award judges for “validating” its once debated community efforts, with the presentation of the 2018 Social/Environmental Contribution trophy.The Asia-Pacific-focused logistics real estate and fund management platform was presented with the sought-after gong at the BCCJ’s red carpet gala on November 2. It was recognised for establishing onsite ... Read more

2018 BBA Winner Profile: Company of the Year- AstraZeneca Japan

Dec. 7, 2018

For AstraZeneca Japan (AZKK), 2018 has been a year of firsts: a record number of treatments launched in ground-breaking time, a diversity and inclusion director appointed, a sustainability benchmark reached and a British Business Award (BBA) on display in its Tokyo office. The global biopharmaceutical business received the coveted 2018 Company of the Year trophy at the BCCJ ... Read more

2018 BBA Winner Profile: UK–Japan Partnership – Japan House London

Nov. 29, 2018

  A mere five months into operations, Japan House London has scooped a 2018 British Business Award in the category of UK–Japan Partnership at the BCCJ’s gala ceremony on November 2. The new cultural home of Japan in London was commended for its efforts to build lasting partnerships between Japan and the UK. Since opening on Kensington ... Read more

2018 BBA Winner Profile: Entrepreneur of the Year – Noriko Sawayama

Nov. 16, 2018

Enthused by the accolade of a 2018 British Business Award, Noriko Sawayama is brimming with new ideas to build on her work promoting British interior design in Japan. The president of the Japan-based British Associates of British Interior Design (BABID) fought off competition from six individuals to scoop the Entrepreneur of the Year trophy at the BCCJ’s ... Read more

Congratulations to 2018 British Business Awards Winners!

Nov. 3, 2018

Record-breaking gala celebrates close bilateral relations | Awards for UK-Japan business ties  70th anniversary of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan ______________________________ The best of British innovation, entrepreneurship, diversity and social contributions in Japan were recognised at last Friday's 2018 British Business Awards (BBA) gala event welcoming a record 400 guests at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo. Organised ... Read more

2018 British Business Awards: ALL NOMINEES!

Oct. 31, 2018

By the conclusion of the 2018 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period on, Thusday, 18 October at 12:00, we had received 33 eligible nominations across 5 categories:  Company of the Year (6 nominees)Nominees are required to have shown excellence and reached outstanding achievements in all aspects of their organisation in Japan, focusing on the past 12 ... Read more

2018 BBA Nominees: Company of the Year

Oct. 30, 2018

By the conclusion of the 2018 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period, on Thursday 18 October at noon, we had received 33 eligible nominations across 5 categories. The following 6 companies are now in the running to lift the 2018 BBA Company of the Year trophy. "Company of the Year nominees are required to show excellence and innovation ... Read more

2018 British Business Awards-Judging IN PROGRESS!

Oct. 29, 2018

The judging period will run from October 19 - November 1. British Business Award (BBA) nominations are judged against specific criteria, founded on the BBA values of success, innovation and ethics. The BBA employs a well-defined and tested framework to ensure that the judging process is fair and free of influence. The decision on a winning 2018 BBA entry ... Read more