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Since 2005, the International Prism Award program has celebrated businesses and organizations that have built strong coaching cultures. To do so and to be considered for this award, a business or organization must:
Nominations for the 2021 International Prism Award are now open! ICF seeks to recognize businesses and organizations that have built strong coaching cultures and meet several rigorous standards. If you are an ICF-Credentialed Coach, we encourage you to nominate an organization that you feel is deserving of recognition. Nominations will close on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 2 p.m. (New York).
Please note that all nominations must be submitted online and in English.
Questions regarding the program or its processes? Contact Awards Director Stephanie Norris via email at email@example.com.
In order to be eligible for this award, both the organization and nominating coach must meet the criteria outlined below. All nominations must be submitted online and in English.
To assist with the nomination process, ICF has provided the 2021 International Prism Award Scoring Rubric to use as a reference, as well as a sample of the nomination form for use as a worksheet. Both are available to download below. Please note that submission of this worksheet does not constitute a formal nomination of an organization. To be considered, all nominations must be submitted online and in English.
Watch the video below to understand the entire nomination process for the International Prism Award, facilitated by Awards Director Stephanie Norris.
ICF has named the United States’ International Trade Administration (ITA) as the winner of the 2020 ICF International Prism Award. Vancouver Coastal Health, of British Columbia, Canada, was the Honorable Mention recipient.
You can read the full press release for the 2020 Prism Award here and read case studies as they become available below.
Cleveland Clinic | Read the Case Study
2019: Procore Technologies, Inc. (see PDF case study); Honorable Mention: Salud Integral en la Montaña (SIM) (see PDF case study); Additional award finalists were: Convene (see PDF case study); Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) (see PDF case study); Saudi Telecom Company (STC) (see PDF case study)
2011: JOEY RESTAURANT GROUP and BC Housing of Canada
2010: Genentech, Inc. and the TINE Group — See case study (PDF).
2009: ibm.com (North America) and Solaglas Windowcare (United Kingdom)
2008: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and SYSCO Food Services of Canada
2007: NASA (APPEL 4-D Systems) and Deloitte and Touche
2006: University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) and Verizon Business
2005: IBM and MCI
Some ICF Chapters and regional groups also honor local organizations with Prism Awards each year. Please contact your local Chapter for more information.
If you are an ICF Chapter Leader interested in launching a local Prism Award program, contact ICF Awards Director Stephanie Norris at firstname.lastname@example.org.