You can find out about the participation conditions for the categories on the website. Submit the online short application form by 30 November 2020 to take part in the competition.
The jury evaluates the short applications and based on the results invites participants to write a full application, which must be submitted by 11 January 2021. If required, the jury offers coaching for this process.
The jury evaluates the full applications and selects the finalists (shortlist). The finalists present their initiative to the jury in February 2021, after which the jury discusses the winners of the Eco Performance Award 2020.
The winners of the award will be honoured at an exclusive prize ceremony. All shortlisted candidates will be invited to this event in March 2021.
Multi-stage application process
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Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises
Improver of the Year
The careful checking of incoming concepts is carried out by an experienced specialist jury. The jury of experts consists of of respected members from different practical backgrounds and the scientific sector. Under the chairmanship of Professor Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle (Managing Director of the Institue for Supply Chain Management at the University of St. Gallen), the winners of the Eco Performance Awards are selected according to various evaluation criteria.
Prof. Dr Wolfgang Sölzle
Director Institute for Supply Chain Management University of St. Gallen
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Dr. Christian Büssow
Vice President Global Supply Chain Management at Grohe AG
Founder of Transporeon GmbH
Dr. Mirko Kahre
Director Corporate Communications, Marketing & Customer Experience at DKV Group
Vice President Supply Chain Management at Knorr-Bremse AG
Head of Fleet Solutions Germany, Replacement Tires
Managing Director at Venkinto GmbH
Senior Vice President – Head of Logistics GP EPC at Siemens AG Erlangen, Germany
Dr. Gerhard Schulz
Chairman of the Board at Toll Collect GmbH
Initiators & Partners
The Eco Performance Award as an independent seal of quality is funded by the consortium of Eco Performance Award Partners.
The cooperation with the Institut for Supply Chain Management at the University of St. Gallen enables the professional assessment and evaluation of all received application concepts thanks to extensive know-how and expertise.
In addition, the Institute for Supply Chain Management represents an international platform for scientific and practical dialogue in the logistics, supply chain management and traffic sectors.
The Eco Performance Award has been able to acquire strong premium partners in the form of the renowned companies of DKV Euro Service and Transporeon, that comply with the ideals of the Award and further emphasise the importance of the award. Further partners include Knorr-Bremse and Continental. As global players, these companies provide the Eco Performance Award with valuable stimuli and promote its establishment at international levels.