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Finalists 2018/2019
The Developing Country Cooperation Award

This Award is for an international business cooperation involving at least one private entity from the European Union, and another from the private, public, non-governmental or academic sector in an emerging or developing country. The cooperation must be a business relationship which makes a significant contribution to sustainable development (environmental protection, economic development, and social development) by transferring or sharing an innovation, which can be a product, service, process, or a management system.


Netherlands Netherlands
Company: EOSTA B.V.
Project Title: "True Cost of Food” campaign which calculates and communicates the hidden costs of the food system
   

   
The Management Award (micro and small entities):

This Award is for a successful organisation (or group of organisations) with the strategic vision and management scheme that enable it to continuously improve its environmental performances. To reach this objective efficiently, the environmental management scheme should be driven by the key principles of strategic integration, performance improvement, transparency and credibility. In all these regards, the organisation must show that it is leading the field and setting an example for others to follow.


Spain Spain
Company: A&B Laboratorios de Biotecnología S.A.U
Project Title: Integration of the Sustainable Development Goals in their strategy for a sustainable and competitive growth
   

   
Netherlands United Kingdom
Company: Glenuig Inn
Project Title: Scotland’s exemplar green Inn, run profitably and with minimal environmental footprint
   

   
UK France
Company: Jean Bouteille
Project Title: A zero-waste system that associates reusable and returnable bottles with the bulk system
   

   
Greece Greece
Company: KLIMIS (VAS. & EK. KOTTARIDI GP)
Project Title: Producing lime products and barbecue briquettes out of olive stones
   

   
The Management Award (medium and large entities):

This Award is for a successful organisation (or group of organisations) with the strategic vision and management scheme that enable it to continuously improve its environmental performances. To reach this objective efficiently, the environmental management scheme should be driven by the key principles of strategic integration, performance improvement, transparency and credibility. In all these regards, the organisation must show that it is leading the field and setting an example for others to follow.


Turkey Turkey
Company: Arçelik A.Ş.
Project Title: Approach to reduce environmental impacts for the whole lifecycle of products
   

   
France France
Company: Bonduelle Group
Project Title: Bonduelle Group environmental reporting
   

   
uk United Kingdom
Company: Paterson Arran
Project Title: A Scottish shortbreads and biscuits producer, with an Environmental Management System
   

   
Turkey Turkey
Company: PepsiCo Turkey
Project Title: “Performance with Purpose” environmental sustainability programme
   

   
Austria Austria
Company: Zotter Schokoladen Manufaktur GmbH
Project Title: Austria’s biggest organic chocolate company
   

   
Hungary Hungary
Company: BIOFILTER Co. (Rising Star)
Project Title: Supplying the bioenergy sector with raw materials from collected organic wastes
   

   
The Product and Services Award:

This Award is for the successful placing on the market of a new product or service that makes an outstanding contribution to sustainable development. The product or service may be a new or modified design, or the innovative application of an existing one, in a way that promotes more sustainable patterns of production and consumption or contributes to a sustainable circular economy. Applications for this Award should represent the ‘cutting edge’ of sustainable product and service development, setting an example for others to follow.

   
France France
Company: AFULudine
Project Title: An environmentally-neutral lubricant
   

   
Germany Germany
Company: Efficient Energy GmbH
Project Title: "eChiller", a highly energy-efficient cooler with minimal global warming impact
   

   
Spain Spain
Company: Plastic Repair System 2011 S.L
Project Title: A disruptive technology for the industrial repair of large series of reusable plastic articles in the circular economy
   

   
Hungary Hungary
Company: Water & Soil
Project Title: The "Water Retainer", a new organic method and product for soil moisture management in non-irrigated and irrigated conditions
   

   
uk United Kingdom
Company: EC-OG(Rising Star)
Project Title: An ocean energy conversion and energy storage system – the Subsea Power Hub
   

   
The Process Award:

This Award is for the successful application of an innovative solution in the area of process and production methods. A new production solution may involve the application of entirely new processes or techniques, or the innovative application of existing ones. In either case, the solution adopted should make a positive contribution to the environment while also contributing to the economic and social aspects of sustainable development.


Netherlands Netherlands
Company: DSM-Niaga
Project Title: Redesign product from sretch for the circular economy, using only recyclable materials and a reversible glue
   

   
Austria Austria
Company: ecop Technologies GmbH
Project Title: R&D and manufacturing of an innovative Rotation Heat Pump
   

   
Turkey Turkey
Company: Vestel Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret a.ş.
Project Title: Waste Paint Recycling And Reusing System
   

   
France France
Company: WAGA-ENERGY SA
Project Title: A breakthrough technology to turn landfill gas into a cost-competitive renewable energy: biomethane
   

   
Spain Spain
Company: EKONEK Inovacion en Valorizacion de Subproductos S.L. (Rising Star)
Project Title: Technology to recover proteins in powder from food by-products
   

   
Germany Germany
Company: Viessmann Refrigeration Solutions GmbH (Rising Star)
Project Title: "ESyCool green", Sustainable energy systems for food retailers
   

   
The Business & Biodiversity Award:

This Award is for a successful business model, management scheme, product and service or developing country cooperation, which makes a significant contribution to halting biodiversity loss and supporting natural ecosystems.


France France
Company: GTOI (Grands Travaux de l'Océan Indien)
Project Title: The "bubble screen", a protection against noise for mammals sailors
   

   
Spain Spain
Company: Red Eléctrica de España, S.A.U.
Project Title: Project for the recovery of degraded Posidonia seagrass meadows
   

   
Greece Greece
Company: SKAI Media Group
Project Title: Promotion of social and environmental awareness through TV, Internet and Radio
   

   
Spain Spain
Company: SUEZ SPAIN
Project Title: From water treatment plants to Biodiversity Reserves
   

   
Germany Germany
Company: Baumann Hydrotec GmbH & Co. KG
Project Title: Hydro-Fischlift - an innovative ecological migration system for high elevation differences at hydropower plants
   

   
uk United Kingdom
Company: EnTrade (Rising Star)
Project Title: Online portal to improve environmental spending through reverse auctions