The Winners in 2021

The winners of the “For a Sustainable Future” Award in 2021:

Change leader award:

Björn Claussen

Regional Managing Director
BNP Paribas Multinational Clients

Björn Claussen’s personal example through his leadership role draws attention to the sustainability opportunities and responsibilities of the inventors.

Leading women award:

Nóra Hevesi
Head of Communications and Campaigns
TESCO Hungary

Barbara Szigeti
Head Of Country People Operation
TESCO Hungary

Both women are leaders who support taking a comprehensive approach to many classic and innovative areas of human sustainability. Their work, impact, and collaboration as female leaders are exemplary.

Zsuzsa Pálfalvi
Managing Director
Graphisoft Park Services

On the one hand, her managerial influence on the company is outstanding, while on the other hand she is having a great positive influence on the environment, society, and the attitudes of other companies.

Katalin Urbán
Environment, Health and Safety Manager
Grundfos Manufacturing Hungary

Katalin develops and inspires innovative solutions inside and outside the company. Her leadership virtues and the results achieved by the company are impressive.

Business solutions award:

Hungarian National Bank– Green Program

A program that comprehensively represents the sustainability potential of the financing side, with which MNB has adopted a pioneering role. This is having a significant impact on the behaviour of the sector in general and, through it, on the economy as a whole.

SPAR Hungary – SPAR Hungary is implementing a circular business model by selling products from ‘Máltai Manufaktúra’

The environmental and social aspects of sustainability of this initiative are also exemplary. They involve a harmonious unit for business education support, with a focus on significant forward-looking achievements and delivering concrete results.

TESCO Hungary  – TESCO for carbon neutrality

The virtue of this food waste reduction program is its complexity and horizontal extension.

Social responsibility award

Budapest Airport – BUD Group Foundation for Employees

This is a humane, exemplary solution for the further employment of staff during a drastic downturn due to the pandemic.

Güntner-Tata – 30 years 30 good things for the community

This is a nice initiative and a good example of a local company taking responsibility for local goals, combined with having a positive impact on employees.