2020 Asia Pacific Social Innovation Partnership Award (APSIPA)
2020年 亞太社會創新合作獎

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一、獎項目的

為探索亞太地區多元的社會創新模式,並鼓勵更多有志者投入社會創新領域,特設立「亞太社會創新合作獎」,評選及獎勵亞太地區連結多元利害關係人創造顯著社會影響力之社會創新合作夥伴案例,而合作案例需直接以實踐聯合國永續發展目標(Sustainable Development Goals,以下簡稱SDGs)為核心價值。

二、實施方式

(一) 申請資格

  1. 設立於亞太地區 之組織。無論是企業(一般企業與社創企業)、NGO、中介組織、學校或政府單位,只要從事社會創新合作相關業務,且業務內容與符合本獎項鼓勵範疇均具受推薦或自行申請資格。
  2. 申請標的為組織間之「合作案例」。同1案例僅限申請1類獎項,並僅可由1家代表申請,若同1案例重複投件將以投件時間較早者優先。
  3. 合作案例需於申請期間仍在進行中。

(二) 獎項類別

本獎包含「環境永續」、「經濟共融」與「社會共榮」3個獎項,每項各選出3家得獎主,另增設1名「評審團特別獎」,共計10家得獎主。
社會創新意指藉由科技或商業模式的創新應用,改變社會個群體間的相互關係,並從這樣的改變中找到解決社會問題的新途徑。本獎項以鼓勵社會創新合作案例為宗旨,將17項聯合國永續發展目標(Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs)整合為「環境永續」、「經濟共融」與「社會共榮」3個獎項。分別說明如下:
  1. 環境永續獎(Biosphere Sustainability)
    良好的自然環境是一切人類發展活動的基礎,環境永續獎旨在鼓勵對於環境保護與環境永續發展有直接效益的社會創新合作案例。高度對應之SDGs目標為第6項潔淨水資源、第13項氣候變遷對策、第14項海洋永續發展與第15項陸域生態永續發展。
  2. 經濟共融獎(Inclusive Business)
    經濟共融獎側重於對於經濟活動與商業的社會創新做法。經濟上的創新並非單指收入或就業機會增加,而是須在經濟活動的發展上降低不平等與降低負面影響,並以更負責任的方式帶動經濟成長與循環。高度對應之SDGs目標為第8項良好工作與經濟成長、第9項工業創新基礎建設、第10項減少不平等與第12項責任生產與消費。
  3. 社會共榮獎(Social Prosperity)
    社會共榮獎聚焦於和社會生活基本尊嚴直接相關的社會創新行動。高度對應之SDGs目標包含第1項終結貧窮、第2項終結飢餓、第3項健全生活品質、第4項優質教育、第5項性別平權、第7項人人可負擔的永續能源以及第11項永續城鄉。
  4. 評審團特別獎( Special Jury Award)
    除以上類別,另特別增設「評審團特別獎」,表揚年度評審團綜合評選所有申請案例後認為值得特別鼓勵之申請案,不受報名類別限制。
    ※ 因應全球新型狀冠病毒疫情的嚴峻,今年評審團特別獎將表揚應對新型冠狀病毒疫情的合作案例,以鼓勵亞太地區的防疫經驗分享。惟報名時仍需在「環境永續」、「經濟共融」、「社會共榮」三類中擇一報名。

(三) 評審程序

  1. 資格審查:收件標準為資料提供與填答的完整度,以及是否有明確對應SDGs,執行單位將進行資格審查,若有缺件將通知補件,若在報名時間截止前無補件則無法進入評選階段。
  2. 工作小組初選:申請案例除須符合該獎項分項對應之SDGs標準,並以下述五面向評選標準作基準。工作小組擬由執行團隊邀請社會創新領域專家與從業者組成,採評分決選制,每獎項類別前五高分之申請案為入圍單位,可參與評審委員決選。
    ※ 若有同分的申請案,以評分面向「影響力」較高者優先
  3. 評審委員決選:進入決選的入圍單位將參加評審會議,由評審委員進行決選。評審團將由亞太區域社會創新領域專家與從業者組成,採評分決選制,每獎項類別前三高分之申請案為優勝者,另依評審團綜合評估選出評選團特別獎。
    ※ 若有同分的申請案,以評分面向「影響力」較高者優先
  • 多元性
    25 %
    合作模式得結合各方利害關係人,促進多元連結與跨界合作
  • 創新性
    25 %
    富含技術、科學、知識之運用,突破既有(BAU)作法
  • 永續性
    20 %
    具備永續經營要素,如穩定的財務模式、健全的營運模式、外部環境因應能力等。
  • 影響力
    30 %
    與聯合國永續發展目標進行連結,且具有明確及顯著社會影響力

(四) 申請方式

  1. 報名時間:2020/02/01-2020/06/01 (GMT+8 17:00) ,延長收件截止時間至2020/07/01 (GMT+8 17:00)
  2. 報名網站:https://si.taiwan.gov.tw/Home/ap_apply
  3. 申請資料須以全英文繳交,遵循報名表格式與要求(如附件一,請於報名網站上填寫以進行申請),並需附上至少一個佐證資料。否則將不予受理申請。未於報名網站完成報名程序者視為未報名。
  4. 申請單位自行擇定一組別報名,報名後恕無法變更組別。
  5. 因應2020年亞太社會創新高峰會之主題,鼓勵涵蓋這5項SDGs目標的合作案例申請,將斟酌加分採計:第3項健全生活品質、第4項優質教育、第5項性別平權、第8項良好工作與經濟成長、第13項氣候變遷對策。
  6. 若有推薦者,請填寫推薦表單(如附件二)。
  7. 申請不需繳交任何報名費用。
  8. 因應疫情,今年獎項相關活動將全面採取線上舉行。通過工作小組初選的合作案例,將於 2020年8月底至9月底間,參加評審團線上決選會議、頒獎活動和亞太社會創新高峰會相關活動等等。得獎案例將可獲得相關媒體專題報導。因應疫情,相關執行方式工作小組將另行通知。
  9. 若有任何報名問題請寄信至: siconsulting@moea.gov.tw將有專人於兩個工作天內回覆。

三、主辦單位

主辦單位:經濟部中小企業處
執行單位:安侯永續發展顧問股份有限公司

四、注意事項

  1. 不得以虛偽不實之文件、資料報名參賽,且須按報名簡章規格繳件。繳交資料不符合規定者,主辦單位有權不予收件。若得獎後經查證發現資料虛偽不實,將撤銷得獎資格並收回獎座。
  2. 通過工作小組初選之入圍單位應派至少1名代表出席評審委員決選與頒獎典禮,若無法派代表出席,將從同獎項其他申請單位依分數排序遞補。
  3. 得獎單位需同意獎項執行單位使用其申請案例之資訊供後續行銷、推廣及媒體曝光之使用。
  4. 主辦單位保留隨時更改、調整相關內容之權利。
  5. 獎項預計時程表:
    1. 2020/02/01-07/01
      申請與宣傳
      國際宣傳與徵件開始,申請採網路報名,線上填寫報單、繳交資料後收到確認信函即報名成功。
    2. 2020/07/01-07/31
      工作小組初選
      通過資格審之申請案例將由執行單位邀請社會創新領域專家與從業者組成之工作小組,評選出15家入圍單位。
    3. 2020/07/31
      入圍名單公告
      入圍名單將於網站公告與email通知,入圍單位將參與評審委員決選會議、頒獎典禮,也將受邀於亞太社會創新高峰會進行分享與參與相關會外活動。
    4. 2020/08/28
      決選與評審會議(線上)
      入圍單位將進行 5分鐘pitch、5分鐘統問統答,由來自亞太區域社會創新領域之專家學者組成之評審團評選。
    5. 2020/09/21-09/25
      (完整時程表請見 「5. 入圍單位決選與交流時程表」)
      ※因應新型冠狀病毒疫情,將採線上形式進行。
    6. 影響力學院
      入圍單位將可參加由亞太社會創新高峰會舉辦之影響力學院系列活動。
    7. 頒獎典禮
      得獎名單將於頒獎典禮公開宣布。
    8. 亞太社會創新高峰會分享場
      入圍者將於亞太社會創新高峰會「亞太社會創新合作獎專場」進行分享。
  6. 入圍單位來台交流與決選之時程表:
    ※因應新型冠狀病毒疫情,將採線上形式進行。
    1. 2020/08/28(五)
      亞太社會創新合作獎決選
      5分鐘pitch、5分鐘統問統答,由來自亞太區域社會創新領域之專家學者組成之評審團評選。
    2. 2020/09/21-2020/09/25
      頒獎典禮
      得獎名單將於頒獎典禮公布。
      影響力學院
      主題式社會創新工作坊

      亞太社會創新高峰會
      分享session
      亞太社會創新高峰會將邀請入圍單位分享其合作案例。
News: Finalist Announcement
For further questions, please feel free to contact at:siconsulting@moea.gov.tw.

I. Award Objectives

With the gradual increase of global risks, how to develop innovative practices to ensure a future with sustainability will become mainstream. The Asia Pacific Social Innovation Partnership Award is established to explore dynamic social innovation models in the Asia Pacific and to motivate more change-makers to contribute to social innovation, discovering and celebrating social innovation partnerships that connect diverse stakeholders and make significant social impacts. Cases of partnerships will be required to set achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (the SDGs) as their core value.

II. Award Details

i. Qualifications

  1. Organizations in the Asia Pacific region which conduct business related to social innovation that falls under the award categories, including but not limited to both general and social enterprises, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), intermediary organizations, schools and government agencies.
  2. Only one application can be filed in the name of one organization on the same project. If more than one application is filed, only the earliest application will be considered.
  3. Projects which finished before April 2019 or start after March 2020 are not qualified.

ii. Award Categories

Social innovation is the deployment of innovative technologies or business models to change interrelationships among individuals and groups in the society, and it helps develop new approaches to social problems with the changes. The award sets motivating social innovation partnerships as its purpose, integrating 17 SDGs sorted into three categories, Biosphere Sustainability, Inclusive Business and Social Prosperity. The integration and interrelationships of the SDGs are emphasized to establish development models that fit the needs of our time without harming the interests of future generations. Three winners will be chosen from each category and there will be one Special Jury Prize chosen by the judging panel to celebrate the most worthy case, specified in the following.
  1. The Biosphere Sustainability Award
    The purpose of this award is to encourage cases of social innovation partnerships devoted to environmental protection and sustainability, acknowledging that a favorable natural environment is fundamental to all human activities. The highly related corresponding SDGs are SDG6: Clean Water and Sanitation, SDG13: Climate Action, SDG14: Life below Water, and SDG15: Life on Land.
  2. The Inclusive Business Award
    The award values socially innovative approaches to economic activities and commerce. Innovation, in terms of economics, does not only imply increase in income or employment, but also decrease in inequality and negative impacts, as well responsible measures to forward economic growth and cycle. The highly related corresponding SDGs are SDG8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, SDG9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, SDG10: Reduced Inequality and SDG12: Responsible Consumption and Production.
  3. The Social Prosperity Award
    The award focuses on social innovation initiatives relevant to fundamental dignity in human society. The highly related corresponding SDGs are SDG1: No Poverty, SDG2: Zero Hunger, SDG3: Good Health and Well-Being, SDG4: Quality Education, SDG5: Gender Equality, SDG7: Affordable and Clean Energy ,SDG11: Sustainable Cities and Communities and SDG16: Peace, justice and strong institutions.

    ※ Applicants are required to choose one category when registering, and are not allowed to alter the decision.
  4. Special Jury Prize
    In addition to the awards mentioned above, the Special Jury Prize will be chosen by the judging panel to honor the most worthy case of the year, which is not limited to the registered category of it.
    ※ This year, the Special Jury Prize will honor social innovative cases addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, encouraging partnership experiences sharing across the Asia Pacific in this epidemic. However, applicants are required to choose one category (Biosphere Sustainability, Inclusive Business, Social Prosperity) when registering.

iii. Selection Process

  1. Qualification review: All applications will be reviewed for whether the information provided is comprehensive and whether the projects connect to SDGs. If an application is incomplete, the applicant will be notified to submit additional information. The application will not be considered if all necessary documents are not submitted before the application deadline.
  2. First round of selection: APSIPA task force comprised of experts and scholars of social innovation will score applications according to the four aspects listed below. Applications which are scored top five in each award category can enter the final round of selection. If there are two application cases with the same score, the one with the higher “Impact” aspect score will be given priority.
  3. Final round of selection: Organizations which are shortlisted will be invited to participated in the online final judge meeting. The award judge panel is comprised of experts and practitioners in the field of social innovation in the Asia Pacific. Organizations which are scored top three in each category will be awarded. If there are two application cases with the same score, the one with the higher “Impact” aspect score will be given priority. The judge panel will consider all aspects of the shortlisted applications and select the winner of the Special Jury Award.
  • Diversity
    25 %
    The project engages multiple stakeholders to facilitate crossover collaboration.
  • Innovation
    25 %
    The project makes use of technologies, science and knowledge to breaks out of business as usual (BAU).
  • Sustainability
    20 %
    The project is sustainable. For example, it has a stable financial mode, comprehensive operation mode and good response mechanism to the external environment.
  • Impact
    30 %
    The project connects to the SDGs set out by the UN and entails a specific and significant social impact.

iv. Application

  1. Application period: 2020/02/01-2020/06/01 (GMT+8 17:00). The deadline is extended to 2020/07/01 (GMT+8 17:00)
  2. Application website: https://si.taiwan.gov.tw/Home/ap_apply
  3. Please fill in the online application form in English only, and follow all the requirements (Appendix 1). At least one supporting document should be submitted along with the application; otherwise, the application will not be considered. Please complete the online application to enter the review and selection processes.
  4. Please select one award category to apply for. You may not change the category afterwards.
  5. To incorporate the themes of 2020 Asia Pacific Social Innovation Summit, we will give extra points to organizations working on projects with the following SDGs: good health and wellbeing (Goal 3), quality education (Goal 4), gender equality (Goal 5), decent work and economic growth (Goal 8) and climate action (Goal 13).
  6. Please fill in the recommendation form (Appendix 2), if applicable.
  7. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all of the related events will be held online. Organizations which are shortlisted will participate in the Asia Pacific Social Innovation Summit and Asia Pacific Social Innovation Partnership Award in August and September, attending the final presentation, award ceremony, and all the events in the summit. The winners will gain the international promotion through media interviews. The forms of related events will be announced along with the shortlist.
  8. If you have any question regarding application, please contact us at siconsulting@moea.gov.tw. We will reply in two business days.

III. Organizer

The award is organized by Ministry of Economic Affairs and implemented by KPMG Taiwan.

IV. Notes

  1. Applicants must not submit any false documents or information, and they must follow all the requirements. If the provided information does not meet the requirements, the organizers has the right to reject the application. If the information provided by an award-winning organization is proved to be false, the organization will be disqualified and deprived of the trophy.
  2. A shortlisted organization should designate a representative to attend the final judge meeting, the award ceremony and relative activities. If the organization is unable to do so, the subsidy will be given to other organizations in the same award category (in the order of the final scores they receive).
  3. The award-winning organizations will need to consent to the use of relevant sue of the projects in follow-up marketing, promotion and media exposure.
  4. The organizer reserves the right to change any content related to the award at any time.
  5. Preliminary timeline:
    1. 2020/02/01-07/01
      Application and promotion
      International promotion and call for application. Application should be done online. We’d send a confirmation email to the applicant after we receive the application.
    2. 2020/07/01-07/31
      First round of selection
      APSIPA task force will select 15 finalists out of all the organizations that pass the qualification review.
    3. 2020/07/31
      Announcement of the shortlist
      The shortlist will be announced online, and the selected organizations will be invited to attend the 2020 Asia Pacific Social Innovation Summit, APSIPA judge meeting, award ceremony and sharing session.
    4. 2020/08/28
      Final Presentation and Judge meeting (online)
      Representatives of shortlisted organizations need to prepare a 5-minute presentation and 5-minute Q&A. The award committee, which is comprised of experts in the field of social innovation, will review and select the winners.
    5. 2020/09/21-09/25
      (Please refer to 6. Itinerary for the shortlisted organization representatives for the complete schedule.)
      ※ Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all of the events will be held online.
    6. Award ceremony
      Winners will be announced in the ceremony.
    7. Events on social impact
      Representatives of shortlisted organizations can attend events on social impact organized by the Asia Pacific Social Innovation Summit.
    8. Sharing session
      The shortlisted organizations will share their experiences in the exclusive event in the Asia Pacific Social Innovation Summit.
  6. Itinerary for the shortlisted organization representatives:
    ※ Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all of the events will be held online.
    1. 2020/08/28 (Fri.)
      Final Presentation
      The shortlisted organizations will give a 5-minute presentation and 5-minute Q&A. The award committee, which is comprised of experts in the field of social innovation, will review and select the winners in the judge meeting.
    2. 2020/09/21-2020/09/25
      Award ceremony
      Winners will be announced in the ceremony.
      Events on social impact
      Social innovation workshop

      Asia Pacific Social Innovation Summit
      Sharing session
      The shortlisted organizations will share their experiences in the summit.