- The names of the winners selected by the jury will be revealed November 7
- Up to €50,000 will be handed out in the province of Huelva
A total of 56 projects submitted by various NGOs and associations from Huelva province are competing in the 13th edition of the Social Value Awards run by Fundación Cepsa.
The initiatives that have been entered are championed by Cepsa employees acting as charity sponsors of the projects. In total, Fundación Cepsa has received entries for 380 projects across all the regions in which the awards are run. Aside from Huelva, these are: the Canary Islands, Campo de Gibraltar, the Autonomous Community of Madrid and, outside Spain, Portugal, Colombia and Brazil.
Following the period for submitting entries, which ended October 5, the jury will meet November 7 to evaluate the projects and choose the winners and candidates for the Employees’ Special Award for this year.
The Social Value Awards recognize and give a boost to social action initiatives that promote the inclusion and enhance the well-being of disadvantaged individuals and groups in society. There is a prize pot of €50,000 up for grabs. The managers of Cepsa’s production centers in Huelva have highlighted the large number of local organizations that have taken part in the competition and have thanked Cepsa staff for their involvement as charity sponsors.
Employees’ Special Award
Since 2012, Cepsa staff themselves have given out an Employees’ Special Award as part of the Social Value Awards. Cepsa staff will choose three winners for this award from among the 14 candidates selected by the juries in Spain, Colombia, Brazil (which joined the competition this year) and Portugal. The projects winning the Employees’ Special Award will be announced at the end of November.
For more information: www.fundacioncepsa.com