05 Sep Ten Leaders Recognized As 2022 SEAL Sustainability Leader Award Winners
Sept 5, 2022 – SEAL has announced the ten winners of its 2022 Sustainability Leadership Awards, an ESG leadership award honoring the top executive leaders in Sustainability, EHS, and CSR.
“With limited budgets and headcounts, sustainability professionals need strong leadership skills to successfully champion sustainability and drive change within their organizations,” commented Arabella Solaybar, Executive Producer of SEAL Awards. “The glowing nominations our 2022 honorees received reflect the high standard of excellence in ESG roles today.”
Driven by a record number of peer/employee nominations, the 2022 Sustainability Leader Award Winners were selected based on their track record of achieving ESG goals, leadership skills, and ability to attract and retain talent.
Additionally, Employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS)-like data points were incorporated along with each executive’s specific accomplishments.
2022 SUSTAINABILITY LEADER AWARD WINNERS:
- Carl Wehmeyer – Niagara Conservation
- Daanvir Dhir – Pela
- Dale Ewing – InstallNET/ecoServ
- Fabrice Bonnifet - Bouygues
- Friederike Neugebauer - Bosch
- Ileana Quinones - ARTISANS OF IQ
- Mani Balakrishnan - Zebra Technologies
- Maria Jose Cortes – Atlas Renewable Energy
- Shazia Hussenbux - formerly at Oatly
- Steven Sage – Kruger Products L.P.
SELECTED SUSTAINABILITY LEADER AWARD WINNER PERSPECTIVES
“To me, sustainability is a passion, not only a profession. Knowing I’m doing something good for people and planet is what gets me up every morning, and that is a great feeling.” – former Global Sustainable Sourcing Lead, Oatly
“Thank you very much for highlighting the role of sustainability leadership! We will keep going, for a more sustainable (business) world.” – Friederike Neugebauer, Sustainability Strategy Project Leader, Bosch
“I am honored by this recognition of EcoServ and our entire team,” said Dale Ewing, founder of EcoServ, a scalable circular decommission program for the built environment developed by InstallNET, a leading commercial furniture solutions company. “Our mission is to be a catalyst for circularity through partnerships that deliver credible solutions that address the problems of waste and climate change. Since 2012, EcoServ has diverted more than 13,000 metric tons of waste from landfills and donated free furniture, fixtures and equipment to almost 2,800 community groups ranging from domestic violence shelters to colleges and police stations.”
“A better and sustainable future isn’t impossible. Engineering can provide us ways to make it happen. Technology, in this case, can be an inspiration, not a limitation.” – Daanvir Dhir, Senior Director, Engineering & Sustainability, Pela
“I share this honour with my colleagues at Kruger Products who have been part of our journey to shrink our environmental footprint while continuing to grow across North America,” said Steven Sage, Vice President, Sustainability. “Our formal journey began more than a decade ago and since then we’ve made great progress by introducing innovative technology at our plants to help reduce our GHG emissions and energy consumption, earned third-party certification for our fibre, and continue to partner with organizations to protect our environment. With that said, however, we recognize there is always more to do!”
“It is an honor to receive this award! The artisans are thrilled because this acknowledges all of the hard work they have been doing since we started ARTISANS OF IQ. They deserve this! The preservation of their ancestors handmade techniques while creating jobs, providing education, giving security and bringing opportunity and change to these talented women in Cambodia and Thailand while helping conserve their environment is our brands DNA. We have never taken shortcuts in our business and production cycle, We believe in slow fashion this is why I’m so proud to be recognized globally for our efforts in Sustainability! It takes time, but great things always start in small steps towards the right direction.”
For companies interested in entering our 2023 SEAL Business Sustainability Awards, please register below:
- 2023 SEAL Business Sustainability Award: https://sealawards.com/2023-seal-business-sustainability-awards/
2024 SEAL Sustainability Leader Award Nominations:
- Nominations for 2024 can be submitted at: https://sealawards.com/seal-sustainability-leader-award/
ABOUT SEAL AWARDS
SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement & Leadership) Awards is an environmental advocacy organization that honors leadership through our corporate sustainability awards & environmental journalism awards while funding research and pursuing our own environmental impact campaigns.
The SEAL Awards core pillars are:
- Business Sustainability Awards – honors the most sustainable companies in the world, like Adidas, AMD, Cisco, and Tide
- Environmental Journalism Awards – representative past winners include journalists from Guardian, New York Times, and Grist
- Impact Campaigns – representative campaigns include “#UpTheCup” and “Eco Rewards”
- Environmental Research Grants
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