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ZEIT WISSEN - Encouraging Sustainability Award

Talk Dr. August Oetker and Klaus Wiegandt, moderation Inka Schneider, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEITKeynote Dr. Reiner Klingholz vom Berliner Institut für Bevölkerung und Wachstum, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEITphoto: Phil Dera for DIE ZEITDr. Auma Obama and Andreas Sentker, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEITPanel discussion with Hans Peter Wollseifer, Dr. Simone Eick, Jean Asselborn, Dr. Auma Obama and Andreas Sentker (left to right), photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEITDr. Auma Obama and Jean Asselborn, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEITLaudatio from Winfried Hermann, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Baden-Wurttemberg for Prof. Dr. Stephan Rammler, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEITAwardee of the category knowledge Prof. Stephan Rammler via Skype, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEITLaudator Winfried Hermann, Dr. Sassa Franke, wife of the awardee and Klaus Wiegandt, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEITLaudator Dr. Delia Schindler, Tchibo, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEITWerner & Mertz GmbH, represented by Reinhard Schneider, is the awardee in the category action, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEITLaudator Dr. Delia Schindler, Dr. August Oetker and Reinhard Schneider, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEITAwardees of the ZEIT LEO Weltretter Wettbewerb (Prize competion “Saviors of the World”), photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
Talk Dr. August Oetker and Klaus Wiegandt, moderation Inka Schneider, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
Keynote Dr. Reiner Klingholz vom Berliner Institut für Bevölkerung und Wachstum, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
Dr. Auma Obama and Andreas Sentker, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
Panel discussion with Hans Peter Wollseifer, Dr. Simone Eick, Jean Asselborn, Dr. Auma Obama and Andreas Sentker (left to right), photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
Dr. Auma Obama and Jean Asselborn, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
Laudatio from Winfried Hermann, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Baden-Wurttemberg for Prof. Dr. Stephan Rammler, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
Awardee of the category knowledge Prof. Stephan Rammler via Skype, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
Laudator Winfried Hermann, Dr. Sassa Franke, wife of the awardee and Klaus Wiegandt, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
Laudator Dr. Delia Schindler, Tchibo, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
Werner & Mertz GmbH, represented by Reinhard Schneider, is the awardee in the category action, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
Laudator Dr. Delia Schindler, Dr. August Oetker and Reinhard Schneider, photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT
Awardees of the ZEIT LEO Weltretter Wettbewerb (Prize competion “Saviors of the World”), photo: Phil Dera for DIE ZEIT

The Sustainability Award is granted by Stiftung Forum für Verantwortung and the magazine ZEIT WISSEN, published by ZEIT-Verlag. The initiators would like to show how many pioneers in the field of sustainable devolopment we have already in todays society.

From Knowledge to Action

It honours projects and initiatives in business and science that provide an outstanding contribution to the field of sustainable development. The Prize was awarded for the first time 2013 in the categories Knowledge and Action, each accompanied by a 10,000 Euro cash prize. In 2017 the new category Take-off was invented to honour young start-up enterprises.

The Laureates 2017

Gemeinwohl Ökonomie (common welfare economy)  - Category KNOWLEDGE
Forum Nachhaltiger Kakao (Forum for sustainable cocoa) - Category ACTION
Kiron Open Higher Education - Category TAKE-OFF

The Nominees 2017

  • oekom verlag GmbH - category knowledge
  • The Changer GmbH - category knowledge
  • Vereinsbüro Gemeinwohl-Ökonomie - category knowledge
  • FORUM NACHHALTIGER KAKAO e.V. - category action
  • Studio Anna Heringer - category action
  • "Handwerk mit Verantwortung" - category action
  • Kiron Open Higher Education - category take-off
  • Goldeimer GmbH - category take-off
  • ETEPETETE handels. & produktions GmbH - category take-off

Awardees 2016

  • Category Knowledge: Prof. Dr. Stephan Rammler
  • Category Action: Werner & Mertz GmbH

Awardees 2015

  • Category Knowledge: Van Bo Le-Mentzel
  • Category Action: Solarkiosk GmbH

Awardees 2014

  • Category Knowledge: Prof. Dr. Niko Paech
  • Category Action: Essbare Stadt Andernach

Awardees 2013

  • Category Knowledge: Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
  • Category Action: Heini Staudinger

Jury

  • Klaus Wiegandt (chairman), founder and CEO of the foundation "Forum für Verantwortung" and founder of the initiative "Mut zur Nachhaltigkeit"
  • Klaus-Peter Beck, chairman ASKO-Foundation
  • Prof. Dr. Friedrich von Borries, architect and professor of design theory at the University of  Fine Arts Hamburg
  • Mark Hoffmann, co-founder and CEO Vertical Media GmbH
  • Prof. Dr. Lenelis Kruse-Graumann, professor of social and environmental psychology, Heidelberg University
  • Dr. August Oetker, partner and chairman of the Advisory Board,
    Dr. August Oetker KG
  • Martina Sandrock, chairman of the management, iglo GmbH
  • Reinhard Schneider, managing partner and owner Mertz GmbH
  • Andreas Sentker, managing editor Nature and Science, ZEIT WISSEN
  • Sina Trinkwalder, managing director manomama
  • Prof. Dr. Harald Welzer, co-founder and director, Foundation FUTURZWEI

Information

Congress and award ceremony
March 2016
Hamburg

Further Information
mut-zur-nachhaltigkeit.zeit.de
ZEIT Online (Videos)

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