The Online Application through which employers will be able to enter for the 2019 SABPP EEDT Awards is up and running! Before entering for the Awards, interested parties can have a look below at the criteria to be applied and documentation required to upload. 

1.    Employment Equity, Diversity and Transformation Overall Award

The premier category of the Awards is the Employment Equity, Diversity and Transformation Overall Award. This Award will be presented to the employer that can show the most progress made in achieving EE transformation and diversity inclusion in the workplace. The recipient of this Award needs to demonstrate how the company has moved beyond compliance towards embracing the spirit of transformation.

Download the aspects to be adjudicated upon, award criteria to be applied and the information that needs to be furnished for the SABPP EEDT Overall Award:

Overall Award Summary

Overall Award Quality of Approach

Overall Award Extent of Application

Overall Award Results Achieved


2.    HR Enabling Environment Award

This Award will be presented to the employer that can show not only that its HR Environment is most enabling for the advancement of persons from designated groups, but also that it has been aimed at contributing, and has contributed significantly, to EE transformation.

Download the aspects to be adjudicated upon, award criteria to be applied and information that needs to be furnished for the SABPP EEDT HR Enabling Award:

HR Enabling Environment Award Summary

HR Enabling Environment Award Quality of Approach

HR Enabling Environment Award Extent of Application

HR Enabling Environment Award Results Achieved


3.    Diversity and Inclusion Award

This Award will be presented to the employer that shows the most progress in creating a Diversity Inclusive Culture over the past five to ten years or less, which has contributed to EE transformation.

Download the aspects to be adjudicated upon, award criteria to be applied and information that needs to be furnished for the SABPP EEDT Diversity and Inclusion Award:

Diversity and Inclusion Award Summary

Diversity and Inclusion Award Quality of Approach

Diversity and Inclusion Award Extent of Application

Diversity and Inclusion Award Results Achieved


4.     Barriers Analysis and Affirmative Action Measures Award

This Award will be presented to the employer that shows the greatest embracement of not only the letter but also the spirit of the EE Act, in its approach to and implementation of, the conducting of its Barrier Analysis and development of AA Measures pursuant thereto, and subsequent implementation of its AA Measures. 

Download the aspects to be adjudicated upon, award criteria to be applied and information that needs to be furnished for the SABPP EEDT Barriers Analysis and Affirmative Action Measures Award:

Barriers Analysis and AA Measures Award Summary

Barriers Analysis and AA Measures Award Quality of Approach

Barriers Analysis and AA Measures Award Extent of Application

Barriers Analysis and AA Measures Results Achieved


5.    Change Agent Award

This Award will be presented to the EE Manager/functionary (responsible for EE and/or Diversity Inclusion/ Gender/Disability Transformation) who has had the biggest impact on his/her organisation’s approach to EE and/or Diversity Inclusion/Gender/Disability Transformation, and progress made therewith. Entrants whose initiatives have impacted on all the above areas will have an advantage over an entrant whose initiatives have been confined to only one or two of these areas, as all the above aspects are included as criteria, albeit that some have higher weightings than others. An entrant who has only focused on one of these areas, although at a disadvantage, can nevertheless still win the award if he/she scores enough points as measured against all the criteria of the Award. 

Download the aspects to be adjudicated upon, award criteria to be applied and information that needs to be furnished for the SABPP EEDT Change Agent Award:

Change Agent Award Summary

Change Agent Award Quality of Approach

Change Agent Extent of Application

Change Agent Award Results Achieved


6.    Disability Employer Award

The Disability Employer Award will be presented to the employer that has shown the greatest progress in the accommodation of Persons with Disabilities across all disabilities aligned to the objectives of the EE Act. This will include measures to increase the representivity of Persons with Disabilities, as well as the creation of a disability friendly and inclusive environment.

Download the aspects to be adjudicated upon, award criteria to be applied and information that needs to be furnished for the SABPP EEDT Disability Employer Award:

Disability Equity Employer Award Summary

Disability Equity Employer Award Quality of Approach

Disability Equity Employer Award Extent of Application

Disability Equity Employer Award Results Achieved


7.     Gender Equity Employer Award

The Gender Equity Award will be presented to the employer that has shown the greatest progress in achieving gender equity and inclusion. This category includes increasing the number of females employed, especially at higher levels (aligned to the objectives of the EE Act), as well as the creation of a gender inclusive environment. 

Download the the aspects to be adjudicated upon, award criteria to be applied and information that needs to be furnished for the SABPP EEDT Gender Equity Employer Award:

Gender Equity Award Summary

Gender Equity Employer Award Quality of Approach

Gender Equity Employer Award Extent of Application

Gender Equity Employer Award Results Achieved