The El Baz Award for Excellence in Organizational Sustainability been developed for the purpose of encouraging corporate social responsibility (CSR) in organizations and driving excellence in different parts of the world across different operations. The vision for such an award is driven with the intent to create and sustain excellence by instilling the belief that CSR at all levels has a positive impact on the sustained competitiveness and by building a structure from which value can be derived.
The El-Baz Award for Excellence in Organizational Sustainability is developed to honor the incessant work that Dr Farouk El-Baz has undertaken over many years and to recognize his unique and significant contributions. Dr Farouk El-Baz participated in the Apollo Program as Supervisor of Lunar Science Planning at a division of AT&T that conducted systems analysis for NASA.
The award is open to following types of organizations - SMEs (Small and medium Organizations), Public Sector, Not-for-profit Private Sector, Manufacturing (large organizations), Services (large organizations), Subsidiaries: The Subsidiary organization can only apply provided practices can be verified in their context rather than the corporate context. The relevance of submission has to be contextualized within the entity itself.