WIN WIN GOTHENBURG SUSTAINABILITY AWARD
The WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award is given in collaboration with the City of Gothenburg, Region Västra Götaland and several partner companies and organisations.
The aim is to encourage continued improvement and acknowledge strategic work in sustainable development, both nationally and internationally. The prize, which includes the award sum of 1 million SEK (120 000 USD) has been handed out early since 2000.
Region Västra Götaland’s assignment and vision is to contribute to a thriving Västra Götaland region; that is, to make it a good place to live and work for present and future generations. Region Västra Götaland is governed by democratically elected politicians and with just over 50 000 employees, it is one of Sweden’s biggest employers.
Carl Bennet AB is a principal owner of the Getinge and Arjo medical technology groups, the Elanders logistics group and the Lifco industry and trade group.
The Elanders Group is a global supplier of integrated solutions in supply chain management, print & packaging and e-commerce. The Group operates in some 20 countries on four continents, with the most important markets being China, Germany, Singapore, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. Our major customers are active in the areas of automotive, electronics, fashion & lifestyle, industrial and health care & life science.
The SKF Group is the world’s leading supplier of products, solutions and services in the area of rolling bearings, seals, mechatronics, service and lubrication systems. SKF offers services such as technical support, maintenance, condition monitoring and training. The Group is globally certified according to the environmental management system ISO 14001 as well as the international standard for health and safety management OHSAS 18001. SKF is included in Dow Jones’ Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index.
SEB is a leading Nordic financial services group. In Sweden and the Baltic countries, SEB offers financial advice and a wide range of financial services. In Denmark, Finland, Norway and Germany, the bank’s operations have a strong focus on a full-service offering to corporate and institutional clients. SEB has more than 4 million customers and about 17 000 employees.
Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and offers education in technology, science, shipping and architecture with a sustainable future as its global vision. Chalmers is well-known for providing an effective environment for innovation. It has 13 departments and coordinates Graphene Flagship, an FET Flagship initiative by the European Commission. Situated in Gothenburg, Sweden, Chalmers has 10 300 full-time students and 3 100 employees.
KF Fastigheter owns retail properties, land and real estate for development worth just over SEK 2 billion. The business is focused on developing properties and land ownership in an ethical and sustainable manner. The largest projects includes 6 000-7 000 accommodations. KF Fastigheter is a subsidiary of KF, Kooperativa förbundet.
Akademiska Hus is one of the largest property companies in Sweden and by focusing on universities and colleges they build and manage sustainable knowledge environments that satisfy many aspects of life. Their extensive experience and focus on trends in the academic world allow them to build both innovatively and for the long term. At present, Akademiska Hus currently has a property portfolio valued at SEK 81 billion and a turnover of SEK 5.9 billion. To meet future demand, the company has planned, decided and implemented projects worth SEK 17 billion. This is how Akademiska Hus contributes to a wiser Sweden.
The University of Gothenburg meets societal challenges with diverse knowledge. 38 000 students and 6 000 employees make the University a large and inspiring place to work and study, with a continuous flow of new knowledge and ideas. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from all around the world. The University of Gothenburg is environmentally certified and works actively for sustainable development. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University of Gothenburg contributes to a better future.
Theme 2021 Collaboration
Each year, the WIN WIN Award collaborates with an organisation that possesses expert knowledge within the specific theme of the year. The theme of 2021 is Anti-corruption and WIN WIN Award has therefore teamed up with Transparency International Sweden.
Transparency International Sweden is part of a global movement working in over 100 countries to end the injustice of corruption. The organisation focuses on issues with the greatest impact on people’s lives and hold the powerful to account for the common good. Through our advocacy, campaigning and research, Transparency International Sweden works to expose the systems and networks that enable corruption to thrive, demanding greater transparency and integrity in all areas of public life.
Radisson Blu Scandinavia is our hotel partner. They help us out with hospitality for various events throughout the year.
At Radisson Hotel Group we believe in conducting business ethically in all we do, and we want to be a thriving, sustainable, and responsible business for people, communities, and the planet. Our employees live Responsible Business every day: at home, together with their hotel colleagues, and in their local communities, where they work on building better futures and a better planet for all. Responsible Business. It’s all about caring. People, Community, Planet.
Happy F&B is WIN WIN’s branding agency, based in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Happy F&B is a branding agency. Our mission is to nurture and release the most powerful force we know – a great idea. By marrying a far-sighted strategy with smart design, we help our clients develop brands that make a world of real difference.
Every year 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.