Candidates for this award can be either organizations that have done exemplary work developing young leaders or for individual young leaders who have accomplished remarkable achievements. The young leaders should be should not be older than 35 years old during the year considered and have the title ranging from manager and up.
A. Management Achievement – The young leader(s) must have managed specific situations or projects where they led a team to a higher level of growth, achievement, or recognition. These achievements may cover various aspects of the business, such as sales and marketing, business development, human resources, legal, information technology, operations, finance, corporate communications, and other business support activities.
B. Company Contribution – The young leaders'(s) achievements should have contributed significantly to his or her organization’s overall growth. Any impact on operations, finance, sales and marketing, product or service development, etc., resulting from the candidate’s achievements in the organization should be clearly demonstrated. The significance of the candidate’s contribution should be validated through testimonials from the candidate’s superiors, peers, colleagues, and subordinates.
C. Pioneering Achievements – The young leaders(s) should have developed products or services, or have instituted techniques or processes that are considered unique or innovative in his or her field of expertise. These should have been executed or implemented by the young leaders(s)’ company.
D. Awards and Recognition – Citations for the young leaders'(s) contributions to their organization will be taken into account.
The majority of demonstrable results, major new activities or initiative(s) should have occurred within the current calendar year but may have begun earlier.