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EBAE Ceremony

The 2016-2017 European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) Ceremony will take place on Thursday 27 October 2016 from 18h30 to 22h30. A dinner will be served during the ceremony.

Venue: Seaplane Harbour (Vesilennuki 6, 10415 Tallinn, Estonia).

Participants of the European Business Awards for the Environment Ceremony are invited to attend:

  • The matchmaking event on Wednesday 26 October 2016 from 14h00 to 18h00;
  • The Official delivery of ETV Statements of Verification Ceremony on Wednesday 26 October 2016 from 18h15 to 19h00;
  • The 20th European Forum on Eco-innovation (Thursday 27 October 2016 from 09h00 to 17h45 and Friday 28 October 2016 from 09h00 to 13h00).

Admission for the EBAE Ceremony, the matchmaking event, the Official delivery of ETV Statements of Verification Ceremony and the Forum is FREE but registration is required. A common registration system has been created for all these events. Go to the Registration section if you want to attend one or all of them.

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The European Business Awards for the Environment

Any business, no matter how large or how small can make a difference in creating Green Growth and Jobs and in helping to solve today’s environmental challenges and in the fight against climate change. The European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) celebrates those companies at the forefront of eco-innovation, or that have a respect for the environment at the very core of their business principles.

The European Business Awards for the Environment were established by the European Commission Environment Directorate-General in 1987. The awards are held every second year, and winners are recognised in the following four categories: management, product and services, process innovation, and international business cooperation, with a special mention for business and biodiversity.

EBAE activities take place at both national and European levels, with participation open to companies from all EU Member States and candidate countries. Companies must first succeed in their national competition, before they can participate in the bi-annual European Business Awards for the Environment. National coordinating bodies manage submission of entries. Direct entries are not possible.
This means that the companies who win a European Business Award for the Environment are ‘the best of the best’; the most far-sighted, responsible and innovative across Europe.

The shortlist for the 2016-2017 European Business Awards for the Environment will be decided at a two-day jury meeting in Bratislava, Slovakia in September 2016.

More information on EBAE can be found on the EBAE website.