The ‘For a Sustainable Future’ 2022 award-giving ceremony took place at the BCSDH Business Lunch on October 13. The prize, created to recognize outstanding corporate and leadership performances that contribute to achieving the SDGs and to systems transformation, was awarded for the sixth time by the jury in the categories of Change Leader, Leading Women, and Business Solutions.
Márta Irén, director of the BCSDH and a member of the professional jury, explained: “In 2022, we announced the ‘For a Sustainable Future’ Award, founded by the BCSDH, for the sixth time. The current situation poses serious challenges for business. This year we announced the award with a focus on the areas where companies can make the greatest impact on systems transformation. Reading the applications, we were pleased to see that, despite the serious challenges, significant progress has been made in many areas of sustainability.”
Winners were selected by a five5-member professional jury : Dr. Gábor Bartus, Szilvia Krizsó, Irén Márta, István Salgó, and Diána Ürge-Vorsatz
CHANGE LEADER AWARD:
Business Development Director
Progress Restaurant Chain Co.
An inspiring, innovative, responsible change leader who attaches great importance to incorporating long-term, sustainable thinking into business management.
LEADING WOMEN AWARD:
She is characterized by goal orientation, dynamism, initiative, and a strong approach to sustainability, and her innovative thinking motivates others to look for new points of view.
Virgin Oil Press
She is a passionate, tireless, and purposeful leader who, as an inspiring personality, has achieved significant results in a critical sector, agriculture, all through her own business.
BUSINESS SOLUTIONS AWARD:
Circular economy category:
MasterPlast – Hungarocell Green Program
It is an extremely important step from the point of view of the circular economy that this prominent conceptual approach has also appeared in the construction industry. The company produces raw material from the recovery and recycling of insulation waste.
The award was received byRichárd Nagy, Head of International Marketing and PR at MasterPlast.
Climate protection and adaptation category:
E.ON Hungária Group – The urban energy efficiency and energy community model is an exemplary, complex, and integrated solution implemented in cooperation with stakeholders, especially the city of Szolnok.
The award was received by Zsolt Jamniczky Deputy CEO of E.ON Hungaria.
Sustainability awareness program category:
Generali Insurance – the “Generali Enterprize” program provides effective financial, professional, and communication support to small businesses for the implementation of their sustainability projects.
The award was received by Mihály Erdős, CEO of Generali Biztosító Zrt.