The New Statesman Positive Impact Awards celebrates and recognises teams or individuals who have showed leadership and created real change across business, politics, society and the environment.​This inaugural event will focus on those who have made changes that addresses issues of equality, sustainability and the provision of social goods. Judges will be looking for evidence that the campaign, initiative, product or innovation has had a positive impact and has made social, financial or environmental gains to UK society.​

The event will take place at the start of December at IET Savoy Place. The format of the event will be a drinks reception.