• Deutscher RecyclingDesignpreis

    The RecyclingDesignpreis is a competition for the design of new products from waste and residues. They are looking for innovative upcycling ideas, new developments in the fields of materials research and circular economy, social design or transformation design - imaginative, visionary, original, sustainable


    The competition identifies the most sustainable companies in Germany and pays tribute to pioneers who are breaking new ground: with innovative products and services, high ecological standards in production or special social responsibility in their value chain. Small, medium and large companies from all sectors who successfully commit themselves to sustainable business can apply. Companies that have issued a declaration of compliance with the German Sustainability Code can participate with this declaration.

  • Bundespreis Ecodesign

    The Bundesspreis Ecodesign aims to promote sustainable production and sustainable consumption. In addition to submissions from the consumer and durable goods sector, capital goods are in demand, as well as sustainable services, system solutions and forward-looking concepts. Companies of all industries and sizes can apply. Start-ups or market leaders, local suppliers or global players are as much addressed as design offices and marketing agencies, architecture or engineering firms. It is important that the product submitted is available on the German market or is intended as a service or concept. Under this premise, international companies are also admitted as competitors.

  • Green Product Award

    The International Green Product Award offers a platform for manufacturers, design studios, agencies that are characterized by their products and services in terms of design, innovation and sustainability and who want to present themselves on the German market. It is assigned in different categories e.g. Fashion Room.

  • Internationale Fairtrade Awards

    The award honours companies and civil society who have been exemplary in their efforts to promote the Fairtrade idea and aims to re-focus on the development of fair trade through the inspiration of stakeholders and as a platform for communicating exemplary work for Fairtrade in Germany.

  • Projekt Nachhaltigkeit

    The project searches for your projects and initiatives that are forward-looking for sustainable development and contribute to the implementation of the Global Development Goals. The main themes for 2019 are Economy, Urban-rural / Rural, Sustainable Consumption and Social Justice. Projects that cannot be assigned to a priority topic can also be submitted. In the electronic questionnaire further topics in the dropdown menu are freely selectable.

  • Next Economy Award (NEA)

    The Next Economy Award honours start-ups that focus on sustainability and the green economy. It is intended to give green founders a tailwind and to support start-ups whose innovative business models seek social and ecological improvements.

  • Green Buddy Award

    The Green Buddy Award offers a platform for committed companies, where ecology and sustainability are part of the company's own philosophy. Applications from all over Berlin can be made in the categories retail, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle and Smart City Solutions. For applicants from Tempelhof-Schoeneberg there are also the categories eco-friendly production and Young Green Buddy Award available.

  • StartGreen Award

    The StartGreen Award strengthens founders of the Green Economy. It supports innovative start-ups in the field of climate protection and sustainability and makes them visible. This year, the Community Award for the green start-up scene will be presented in different categories: Start-up concepts (not yet established) and Start-ups (up to 5 years)

  • Mut zur Nachhaltigkeit

    The ZEIT WISSEN Prize Courage to Sustainability is awarded to pioneers who make an outstanding contribution to sustainable development. The prize and the award-winning projects are intended to provide impetus for sustainability initiatives in science and industry. The prize will be awarded in the categories knowledge, trade and intermediate.


    The Green Awards are awarded during the GreenTech Festival. The new categories “Rising Star of the Year”, “Start-Up of the Year”, “Innovation of the Year” and “Game Changer of the Year” are open to all technology areas. All green ideas now find their framework in the competition.

  • German Awards for Excellence

    The prize will be awarded in various categories at the DQS Sustainability Conference. The focus of DQS CFS is on sustainability, food and consumer safety. Not only large corporations but also explicitly small and medium-sized companies are addressed.

  • Mein gutes Beispiel

    "My good example" is a nationwide award for the social commitment of small, medium-sized and family-run companies. The aim is to make the existing commitment of family-run and medium-sized companies visible.

  • Nachhaltigkeitspreis der Neumarkter Lammsbräu

    For the 17th time already, Neumarkter Lammsbräu honoured people and organisations that make a special contribution to better environmental and living conditions. Anyone who promotes the culture of sustainability can receive our Sustainability Award. The prize, worth a total of 10,000 euros, is awarded in six categories: NGOs, companies, innovation, media representatives, Lammsbräu employees and outstanding commitment.