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.





Who can win?

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.

ABOUT  WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award:

”For outstanding contributions towards

a more sustainable future.”

The WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award is given each year to people or organisations for outstanding performance and achievements towards a sustainable future. The prize consists of SEK 1 million and shows what is possible and necessary for a brighter future.


WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award administered by a not-for-profit association. You can learn more about our members under Partners

Our office consist of our head of operations, Nathalie Bödtker-Lund and is located at the Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development.

The winner of the award is appointed by our jury.

Learn more.


The board is made up of representatives from our members. Three representatives from the City of Gothenburg, one representative from the Region Västra Götaland and two representatives from out partner companies.

The present board consists of:
Ann-Sofie Hermansson (S), chairperson of the municipal exectuvie board of the City of Gothenburg

Vice chairperson:

Carl Bennet, founder and owner of Carl Bennet AB and co-founder of the Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Development

Other board members:

Ulf Kamne (MP), municipal commissioner in the City of Gothenburg
Helene Odenjung (L), municipal commissioner in the City of Gothenburg
Kristina Jonäng (C), chairperson of the environmental committee, the Region Västra Götaland
Eva Halvarsson, CEO the Second AP Fund