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Looking for sustainable best practices among German SMEs

April 14, 2022

Have you implemented any notable sustainability initiatives in your business activities?

Do you want to give visibility to your company and become an inspirational model for fellow entrepreneurs?

Take part in Germany’s Sustainable Impact Award and become an ambassador of Sustainability!


Until May 13, 2022


September 22, 2022


Environmental protection

Impact on Employees

Impact of Products

“Generali SME EnterPRIZE” – Acting Sustainably as a Whole

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A greener society depends on a greener SME sector. Generali Deutschland launched the initiative “Sustainable Impact Award (SIA)” in 2021 together with the country’s leading financial media outlet, Handelsblatt, and the federal association of SMEs, BVMW, exactly with the aim of promoting more sustainable practices among SMEs.”

Giovanni Liverani, CEO Generali Deutschland


Beat Balzli – Editor in Chief, WiWo

Giovanni Liverani – CEO, Generali Deutschland

Prof. Petra Moog – Chair for Entrepreneurship and Family Business at the University of Siegen

Markus Jerger – Managing Director, BVMW

dr Jill A. Küberling-Jost – Founder of Antheas & Research Fellow

Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès von Hattburg – Head of the Institute for Sustainability Management IISM


The SIA Award gives  market visibility to each of the 5 winners. The selected companies will benefit from the media campaign and a dedicated platform promoting sustainable entrepreneurship, strengthening their reputation as a driving force for sustainability in their industry. All 5 companies will qualify for international selections to run for Germany’s nomination in the Brussels SME EnterPRIZE Event, honouring the most sustainable SMEs across Europe.

Sustainable Impact Award in Germany

Visit the dedicated website