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ALGAplus

Marine Farming · Portugal
Sustainability Hero - winner 2022

ALGAplus - To Our Benefit and That of the Planet

The 10-year-old Portuguese company ALGAplus cultivates and pre-processes high-quality organic seaweed for both domestic and international food, cosmetic, feed additive, and green chemistry markets. It was established to fulfill a market need for the supply of natural, eco-friendly, and distinctive ingredients and products, both in terms of their functionality and origin: EU-farmed seaweed.

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Callidus Group

IT Solutions · Croatia
Sustainability Hero - winner 2022

Callidus Group - Leading Transformation Through Ground-Breaking IT Solutions

With 14 years of system integration experience in the field of ICT technologies, Callidus Group can boast a cutting-edge portfolio of IT solutions, which continually expands to respond to the growing needs of existing and new clients. The company designs, implements and maintains IT infrastructure and cloud solutions, adapting them to each client’s needs and providing support and consultancy services. The solutions they create offer a "turnkey" approach and can be implemented on the client's existing IT resources.

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Environment

Cycle Terre

Construction Company · France
Sustainability Hero - winner 2022

Cycle Terre - ‘Renaturing’ Cities Through Sustainable Land Management

Founded in Sevran in 2020, Cycle Terre is a small business that reuses unpolluted site rubble for the construction of new districts in Greater Paris. By doing so, it addresses a problem associated with large-scale construction work: the management of excavated earth, which currently accounts for 90% of urban waste.

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Environment

Manual Divat Kft.

Fashion Business · Hungary
Sustainability Hero - winner 2022

Manual Divat Kft. - Pioneering Sustainability in the Glove Industry

Manual Divat Kft. won the local award in the category of environmental protection. The family-owned company was established in 2012 and boasts a close-knit team with strong professional skills. Though in Hungary the company distributes its products under the registered trademark "Karma Pécsi Kesztyű", 80% of sales are made internationally under the name "Karma Leather Gloves".

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Environment

Mint Future

Digital Services · Germany
Sustainability Hero - winner 2022

Mint Future - The Future of the Automotive Industry is Electric

Mint future GmbH develops digital business models centred on the topic of greenhouse gas trading. Drivers of all-electric vehicles and operators of public charging facilities are provided access to a sustainable trade of CO2 credits thanks to the brand wirkaufendeinethg.de.

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Environment

R.U.S.Z.

Repair and Service Centre · Austria
Sustainability Hero - winner 2022

R.U.S.Z.- The Repair Company that Made Sustainability a Priority

Since its foundation in 1998, the Repair and Service Centre R.U.S.Z. has been a future-oriented and sustainable enterprise. It combines labour market policy requirements with ecological necessities. R.U.S.Z repairs 12,000 electrical appliances annually, thus saving about 80 tonnes of CO2 emissions.

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Environment

Hedy Production

Digital Services · Austria

Hedy Production - Digitalisation in the Service of Sustainability

Hedy Production's technology enables European manufacturers to utilise their machinery to full capacity, helping European SMEs operate in an economically sustainable, resource-saving, and efficient manner. Local production becomes affordable and competitive through the optimal use of available production capacities. This is the first digital production marketplace that connects buyers and suppliers, i.e. supply and demand.

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Environment

Reprotex

Wastewater Treatment · Austria

Reprotex - Advancing its Purpose Through an Innovative Wastewater Treatment Solution

A mobile unit to treat industrial wastewater that is instantly returned to the cycle as clear water on site – this was and continues to be the vision of company founder Gerhard Mayerhofer. After several years of intensive research, this represents Reprotex's patented business model, which, with its solution for mobile wastewater treatment, makes a sustainable contribution to conserving water. The company is the first - and so far the only - company worldwide to simultaneously offer modern, flexible options to cut costs to the water processing industry.

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Environment

Belcinto

Leather Products · Portugal

Belcinto - A Conscious and Sustainable Approach to Leather Production

Belcinto was founded in 1961 in the North of Portugal, initially producing only leather belts. It gradually incorporated new product lines, such as travel bags, purses, wallets, hats, and accessories. Currently, Belcinto produces leather goods for leading brands in 35 countries. A path of continuous learning and the improvement of work practices is made possible by its growing international exposure and collaboration.

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Environment

Promecel

Metal Industry · Portugal

Promecel - Sustainable Manufacturing

Promecel, established in 1985, is based in Braga, in the north of Portugal. In addition to the energy sector, Promecel is active in the precision and metal industry, with a focus on hydraulics, energy, agriculture, aeronautics, and railways. The company manufactures high value-added components for almost every industrial sector, exporting over 95% of its production.

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Environment

Bergbauer

Sustainable Services · Germany

Bergbauer: Building a Sustainable Future

The founder first became acquainted with the function of a water heat pump in 1971, and ever since then, the idea has stuck. From then on, not even a single litre of oil or one cubic metre of gas was burned in any of the offices or houses.

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Environment

Swoofle

Sustainable Furniture · Germany

Swoofle - The future of furniture is eco-friendly

Swoofle’s philosophy is economic profit in harmony with environmental protection and social needs. With patented furniture and as the sole InstantBooking provider for rental furniture, the company aims to have a positive impact on the sustainability of the events sector in Germany and across Europe.

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Environment

Lavatur Canarias S.L.

Sustainable Laundry Service · Spain

Lavatur Canarias S.L.: Specialised Industrial Laundry for an Eco-friendly Future

Lavatur Canarias (Lavandería El Romeral) is an industrial laundry specialising in the cleaning of textiles in accommodation establishments and restaurants on the island of Gran Canaria. The company has been committed to the ecological transition, the reduction of CO2 emissions and the fight against climate change for more than a decade.

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Environment

Cyrkl

Waste Management · Czech Republic

Cyrkl: An expert at converting industrial waste into resources

The phrase "garbage for some, treasure for others" also relates to the industrial sector. Today, many materials regularly disposed of in landfills can be successfully sold. Cyrkl advises businesses on how to save money and emissions through more efficient waste management. For example, metal production is characterised by complex production processes that result in difficult-to-solve waste, yet even there, the Cyrkl team is able to find alternative uses for waste materials.

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Environment

IN-EKO Team

Water Purification · Czech Republic

IN-EKO Team: Enhancing wastewater treatment through tailored solutions

For a quarter of a century, the IN-EKO Team has been restoring clean water to circulation by developing and manufacturing equipment for its purification. The company develops tailor-made wastewater treatment solutions for both industrial clients and cities across Europe, Africa, India, and South America.

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Environment

Boutiquehotel Stadthalle

Hospitality · Vienna, Austria
Sustainability Hero - winner 2021

Boutiquehotel Stadthalle: Green at Heart

The world’s first city eco-hotel with a zero energy balance and Sustainability Hero for Austria in the Environment category of SME EnterPRIZE

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Environment

CleverFarm

Agricolture · Brno, Czech Republic
Sustainability Hero - winner 2021

A Symbol of Technological Revolution in Agriculture

The innovative use of technology and data for precision agriculture made this company stand out as Sustainability Hero for the Czech Republic in the Environment category of SME EnterPRIZE

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Environment

Plan A

Greentech Company · Berlin, Germany
Sustainability Hero - winner 2021

Plan A and Its Eco-Friendly Software

The story behind the Berlin-based Greentech company, recognized as this year’s Sustainability Hero for Germany in the Environment category of SME EnterPRIZE, and how they merge science with sustainability to help companies monitor their corporate carbon footprint and ESG performance.

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Environment

Sofa Dress Ltd.’s Unique Vision of Sustainability

Furniture Covers · Hungary

Sofa Dress Ltd.’s Unique Vision of Sustainability

Recognized in the Local Edition of the SME EnterPRIZE Project, in the Environment Category

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Environment

Cajamir

Health · Spain

Cajamir and its Innovative and Sustainable Nursing Home

The Story of the Spanish company that combines elderly care with sustainability, recognized in the local edition of SME EnterPRIZE in the Environment category.

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Environment

SNAM

Manufacturing · Viviez, France

SNAM: the Rise of Recycling in Heavy Industry

“Phoenix”, the innovative and sustainable French initiative recognized in the local edition of the SME EnterPRIZE project, in the Environment category

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