WIN WIN GOTHENBURG SUSTAINABILITY AWARD
The world’s leading sustainability award aims to recognize and support outstanding contributions from around the world.
Our goal is to stimulate creativity and achieve lasting synergies as we strive to strike the right balance between ecological, environmental and social needs.
The prize has been presented in Gothenburg since 2000.
The award may be given to a person or organization that has contributed to:
• Conserving resources and/or furthering renewable raw materials or ecological solutions.
• The solution to a problem (area) that can lead to a technological breakthrough or “system change”.
• Creating and/or driving a process concerning the environment which has been important for the Gothenburg region as well as in a larger perspective.
• Development towards greater global justice.
WIN WIN GOTHENBURG SUSTAINABILITY AWARD
WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award is a non-profit association financed by the City of Gothenburg, Region Västra Götaland and eleven member organizations and companies. You can learn more about our members under Partners. The winners of the award are appointed by an independent jury.
Our office is located at the Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development (GMV). GMV is a co-operation platform for sustainable development and environmental research mandated by both Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg.
The present secretariat consists of:
Nathalie Bödker-Lund, Head of Operations
Lovisa Ralpher, Project Manager
Erik Sellgren, Communications Manager
Staffan Alfredsson, Finances & Communication
Lisa Kolarby, Project Assistant
Each jury consists of seven members that represents a wide range of experience, from the business community to the academy and public sector, and all hold great knowledge within the field of sustainability.
The WIN WIN Award jury
Chair: Emma Dalväg, Coest AB
Jury members: Anna Lidström, Björn Siesjö, Johanna Stål, Jörgen Larsson, Ola Serneke and Sverker Jagers
Expert advisor 2020: Allison Perrigo, Director of the Gothenburg Global Biodiversity Centre
The WIN WIN Youth Award jury
Chair: Ahmed Al-Qassam, Friluftsfrämjandet
Jury members: Mia Edofsson, Kerstin Wernberg Appelström, Ludwig Bengtsson Sonesson, Viveca Reimers, David Reckermann and Lisa Holmberg
Expert advisor 2020: Alma Hodzic, Master Student in Biodiversity and Systematics at University of Gothenburg
Fredrika Andersson is a Political Science and Development Studies student passionate about the empowerment of young people and the need to take action for sustainability at all levels. She combines the two in her role as (one of two) Swedish Youth Representative to the UN Climate Conference COP26, in which she is committed to amplifying the voices of the young climate movement. Having experience from youth-centered projects in Sweden as well as in Colombia she is an advocate for global action at the local level.
The jury selection committee is responsible for making sure the WIN WIN jury consists of knowledgeable and qualified members.
The jury selection committee consists of:
Birgitta Nilsson, Regional Development at Region Västra Götaland
Else Ingeborn, Global Client Executive at SEB
Jonas Wilhelmsson, Head of Innovation and Sustainability at Ericsson Göteborg
Mikael Östblom, Communications Strategist at Gothenburg Centrum for Sustainable Development
Sara Pettersson, Planning Officer Environment and Climate at the City of Gothenburg
The board is made up of representatives from our members. Three representatives from the City of Gothenburg, two representatives from the Region Västra Götaland and two representatives from out other partner companies and organizations.
The present board consists of:
Chairperson: Axel Josefson (M), chairperson of the municipal exectuvie board of the City of Gothenburg
Vice chairperson: Kerstin Lindeberg Göransson, Akademiska Hus
Other board members: Emmyly Bönfors (C), municipal commissioner in the City of Gothenburg, Karin Pleijel (MP), municipal commissioner in the City of Gothenburg, Magnus Berntsson (KD), chairperson of the environmental committee, the Region Västra Götaland, Erik Kyrkander (V), 2.nd vice chairperson of the environmental committee, the Region Västra Götaland & Eva Halvarsson, CEO the Second AP Fund
Each year, the WIN WIN Award collaborates with actors who possess expert knowledge within the specific theme of the year. The theme of 2020 is Biodiversity and WIN WIN Award has teamed up with the Gothenburg Global Biodiversity Centre (GGBC).
The GGBC is a collaborative effort driven by its thirteen partner institutions from both inside and outside of academia and hosted at Gothenburg University in Gothenburg, Sweden. The centre and its partners bring together scientists and the public to create a greater understanding and appreciation for the natural world around us. The GGBC has a global outlook, extending well beyond the borders of its home base in Sweden.
Yearly, the GAME/Agenda 2030 in West Sweden arranges a seminar with a workshop on the same theme as the WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award. It is an opportunity for stakeholders from different sectors in western Sweden to meet, discuss, and find mutual synergies for collaborative action to further the issues. In 2018 and 2019, the winner of WIN WIN Award was announced at the GAME/Agenda 2030 in West Sweden’s seminar.
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