In cooperation with the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, the Federal Environment Agency, the Environmental Label Jury and RAL gGmbH, the "Blue Angel Award" has been presented as part of the ceremony for the German Sustainability Award since 2012.
The award honours companies each year that have been outstanding advocates for the environmental label and have made a special contribution to environmental protection.
Award winners and nominees in 2012:
In 2012, the "Blue Angel Award" honoured companies that had been outstanding advocates for the environmental label and had made a special contribution to environmental protection.
Award winners and nominees in 2013:
In 2013, those companies who supplied products or services awarded with the Blue Angel ecolabel as a retailer or manufacturer and used the environmental label to advertise them in a committed and convincing way were honoured.
The "Blue Angel Award" will be issued for the third time in 2014. The focus of this year's competition will be placed on the environment and health. Products and services with the Blue Angel ecolabel place less burden on the environment and at the same time protect people's health – such as by avoiding those substances that are hazardous for the environment or health, and reducing noise emissions and emissions to the soil, water and air as far as possible.
The official award ceremony for the "Blue Angel Award" will take place on 28th November in Düsseldorf as part of the ceremony for the German Sustainability Award 2014.
Companies can submit their applications for the award until 25th June 2014 at www.blauer-engel-preis.de.