The most outstanding Swiss solutions, that combine ecological innovations with economic success and thus contribute to climate and environmental protection are awarded and selected each year.
The judging process takes place in a multi-stage procedure:
Until 30 November 2020: Nominations
The partner organisations nominate approximately 40 innovative solutions.
Until 21 February 2021: Applications
The nominated companies complete the necessary application documents online.
12 May 2021: Preliminary judging
An interdisciplinary panel of experts selects the five best solutions from all the submissions.
1 July 2021: Judging
These five companies present themselves with a pitch to the main jury. The jury will select the three finalists and the winner.
22 September 2021: Award ceremony
The three finalists present their solutions at the CE² Day. Afterwards, the jury’s winner will be announced, and the “Green Business Award” 2021 will be officially presented.
The “Green Business Award” is presented by the Swiss Environmental Foundation in cooperation with the association “Go for Impact”.