- ESMT project partner of GreenTec Awards 2015-2017
- Prize awarded to most ecological and sustainable technical innovations
ESMT European School of Management and Technology is a project partner for the GreenTec Awards 2015. The Berlin-based business school thus joins the ranks of partners from business and science supporting Europe’s largest environmental award.
ESMT faculty member and energy expert Christoph Burger is one of the 60 jury members who will evaluate all entries to the competition. The cooperation between ESMT and the GreenTec Awards encompasses the next three years until 2017.
The GreenTec Awards will be presented on May 29, 2015 for the eighth time. Submissions should be highly innovative projects or products that bridge the gap between sustainability and profitability.
In 2015 projects may be submitted in one of 13 different categories by individuals or teams from Germany or abroad. The application deadline for the GreenTec Awards 2015 is September 1, 2014.
Christoph Burger commented, “ESMT places great emphasis on sustainability and innovation in research and in teaching. The GreenTec Awards honor ideas that connect these two areas, so this partnership is a great fit for both sides. I am especially looking forward to the innovative projects that participants submit.”
For more information about the competition: http://www.greentec-awards.com/en/competition/application-2015.html
Press contact ESMT
Martha Ihlbrock, +49 30 21231-1043, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fabian Steinecke, +49 30 21231-1066, email@example.com
ESMT European School of Management and Technology was founded in October 2002 by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, a master’s in management as well as open enrollment and customized executive education programs. ESMT focuses on three main topics: leadership and social responsibility, European competitiveness, and the management of technology. Additionally, the business school provides an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. ESMT is based in Berlin, Germany, with Schloss Gracht as an additional location near Cologne. ESMT is a private business school, accredited by the German state, AACSB, AMBA, and FIBAA. Since 2013 ESMT has the right to grant PhDs. www.esmt.org
About the GreenTec Awards
On May 29, 2015, the ceremony awarding Europe’s largest environmental and business prize will take place for the eighth time. Following the tradition, a green carpet will be rolled out again for the roughly 1,000 guests from all over the globe. In the past guests on stage included celebrities like Franziska van Almsick (former champion swimmer, founder of an association), Rea Garvey (singer and songwriter), Sir Bob Geldof (singer and political activist), Morten Harket (former front singer a-ha), Mareile Höppner (presenter ARD), Franziska Knuppe (topmodel), David Mayer de Rothschild (environmental activist), Christoph Metzelder (former football international and donator), Christiane Paul (actress), Hans-Joachim Watzke (CEO Borussia Dortmund), Sarah Wiener (chef) and many more. The initiative is supported by Peter Altmaier, Head of the Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Tasks, and economy representatives such as 50Hertz, Airbus, Deutsche Telekom, Ecover, Fraport, Lufthansa, Nokia, Tetra Pak, TÜV NORD, Universal Music, Varta, Vattenfall, Wilo, as well as institutions like DLR, DWI, Fraunhofer, NOW and WWF, and associations/organizations like ADAC, BDE, DWA, VAK, VDA, VKU, VDMA, ZVEI. The GreenTec Awards are held to promote environmental and economic commitment as well as a passion for technology. The initiators and hosts Marco Voigt and Sven Krüger support this cause with enthusiasm. Over 100 partners, more than 60 ambassadors and 40 exhibitors enable this extraordinary event.
https://press.esmt.org/greentec_awards For press release
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