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The IAOP/ISG Global Outsourcing Social Responsibility Impact Award (GOSRIA)

In it's fifth year, the independent GOSRIA judging panel selected CBRE as the IAOP/ISG Fifth Annual Global Outsourcing 100® applicant that has demonstrated exemplary leadership and ongoing commitment in its CSR activities, and the recipient of the GOSRIA. The GOSRIA award ceremony was held on February 21, 2017  at OWS17 held in San Antonio, Texas.  
Karen Ellzey, CBRE (ceter) accepting the GOSRIA from Chip Wagner, ISG and Debi Hamill, IAOP at the OWS17 Award luncheon.

The IAOP/ISG Global Outsourcing Social Responsibility Impact Award (GOSRIA) was established in 2012 to recognize service provider excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. IAOP’s CSR Committee and ISG specifically seek to acknowledge the achievements of outsourcing service providers committed to a CSR program that fosters community, workplace training, communication,
environment and giving.
1.0 Entry Process

A panel of independent judges reviewed the 2017 Global Outsourcing 100 applications to determine finalists and distinguish the ultimate winner of the 5th annual GOSRIA which will be presented at the OWS17 in San ANtoniio, Texas. To qualify for the GOSRIA award:
A service provider must complete the 2017 IAOP Global Outsourcing 100 application  for service providers which is accessed at MYIAOP beginning September 1, 2016. There is a $499 non-refundable fee. At least a complimentary associate membership is required to log in and apply. 
Both the Global Social and Environmental Standards section and the CSR in Outsourcing section of  the application must have been completed.
Service providers who wish to be eligible for the 5th Annual GOSRIA Award  may apply at www.iaop.org beginning September 1, 2016 and closing November 1, 2016.

You may download the GOSRIA Process & Methodology document.
2.0 Judging
IAOP CSR subcommittee non-provider members form the judging panel for this award. Adhering to ISO26000 standards, judges marked each entry against the following CSR categories:
Community involvement and development 
Labor practices 
Human rights 
Fair operating practices 
Environmental impacts
Consumer issues 
Organizational governance
3.0 Award
The winning outsourcing service provider will receive peer and industry recognition at the annual IAOP Outsourcing World Summit®.  A representative of the awardee will receive the award jointly by ISG and a representative of IAOP’s CSR subcommittee.  ISG  will contribute a monetary donation to the non-profit organization of the awardee’s choice in honor of the outstanding efforts of the winning service provider. 

The 5th Annual Evaluation Team
  • William Hefley, Ph.D., CDP, COP, Clinical Professor, Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Mary D. Lewis, Manager, Sourcing Governance & Analytics, Sprint
  • Brian Nicholson, Professor of Information Systems, Manchester Business School
    Micheline Ntiru, Associate Director, Rockefeller Foundation

The second annual GOSRIA was awarded to Accenture and Leonard Cheshire Disability at the ISG SIC Conference, fall 2013. Please click here to read the press release.  

The first annual GOSRIA was awarded to CBRE and Rebuilding Together in fall, 2012.  Please click here to read the press release.

Companies must apply to be considered, and there is a nominal application fee, which covers both the GO100 top 100 ranking and sublist as well as the GOSRIA.  For complete details and FAQ's about the 2017 lists please click here.


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