What is the sustainability award?
The award is to be bestowed upon a special work, initiative, project or event, even a special commitment, which makes a valuable contribution to the sustainable development of our society and can be clearly associated with topics of nature and environmental protection, conscious use of resources, renewable energies, climate change, sustainability, fair trade, organic products, regionality and/or seasonality. Accompanying important criteria are innovative strength, role model effect and feasibility.
This particular work, initiative, project, event or commitment is not restricted to a specific location, but should be recent, i.e. may not have been published before 2018. Anyone can and should submit: individuals, work groups, associations, companies, school classes, project groups, educational institutions, etc. It is important to provide sufficient documentation or proof of the effectiveness or positive effect in use – where relevant.