Awards recognizing
commitment to the environment


2014


2013
Energy Efficiency Award: 3rd prize awarded by the German Energy Agency (dena)
BSH received the prize for the program "Resource Efficiency 2015".

Energy Star Award: Sustained Excellence (Highest honor) awarded by the US Environmental Protection Agency
 
2012 Energy Star Award: Sustained Excellence (Highest honor) awarded by the US Environmental Protection Agency
  The German Federal Government and the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) admit BSH to the Climate Protection Companies grouping.
 
2011 Energy Star Award: Sustained Excellence (Highest honor) awarded by the US Environmental Protection Agency
  BSH receives the Hermès Award of Innovation 2011 in the category „Improving Relationship with Nature“ for its super-efficiency portfolio.
 
2010 Energy Star Award: Partner of the Year – Product Manufacturer – awarded by the US Environmental Protection Agency
  BSH receives the “Innovation Prize for Climate and the Environment”.             
 
2009 Energy Star Award: Partner of the Year – Product Manufacturer – awarded by the US Environmental Protection Agency
  In the sustainability report ranking of the 150 largest German companies, BSH occupies 8th place overall and 1st place in the home appliance sector.
  The washing machine plant in Nauen is named “Factory of the Year” in a cross-sector competition, in recognition of its outstanding resource efficiency.
 
2008 Energy Star Award: Excellence Awards – ENERGY STAR Promotion – awarded by the US Environmental Protection Agency
  BSH has received the first German Sustainability Award and is Germany’s most sustainable company for 2008.
  For its dishwasher with the innovative zeolite drying system BSH receives the Bavarian Energy Award.
  The Neff factory in Bretten receives the “Environmental Prize for Businesses 2008” from the state of Baden-Württemberg.       
 
2007 Energy Star Award: Excellence Awards – Product Labeling – awarded by the US Environmental Protection Agency
 
2006 Dr. Kurt-Ludwig Gutberlet receives the B.A.U.M international special prize 2006 for years of exemplary commitment to the enviroment.
 
2005 2003/2004 “Environmental and Corporate Responsibility” report awarded first place in its sector in Capital magazine’s rankings of 150 sustainability reports
 
2004 Federation of German Industries (BDI) 2003/2004 Award for the Environment for the project “Consistent implementation of innovative technology and environmental standards in manufacturing cooling appliances in China”
  Environmental prizes awarded by the Federação das Indústrias de São Paulo (FIESP) for the project “Aqua Viva” and the project “Environmentally friendly refrigeration appliance”
 
2003 National Prize of the Spanish Ministry of the Environment “Premio Nacional Empresa y Medio Ambiente 2003”
 
2002 Dr. Robert Kugler, as a member of the Management Board, is voted Eco Manager of the Year 2002 by the environmental foundation of WWF Germany (World Wide Fund for Nature) and by Capital.
  An environmental prize is awarded to BSH Continental Eletrodomésticos Ltda., São Paulo (Brazil) by the Federação das Indústrias de São Paulo (FIESP) for its implementation of Agenda 21.              
 
2000 The BSH/Environmental Report is ranked as the best German publication in its sector by German business magazine Capital.
  The cooling appliances factory in Chuzhou (China) is elevated to the ranks of “Environmental High Tech Enterprises” by the China Environment Science Association.
 
1997 The Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V. (BDI), Germany’s industry federation, awards its environmental innovation prize to Product Environment Analysis.
 
1993 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honors BSH with Enviromental Award