Fair Play – TOP 4 in 3 categories this year

The laureates were selected by a secret election on February 22, 2017 by an interdisciplinary jury and will be honored at the gala in May 12 in Berlin. Until then you can already discover the TOP 3 of each category. The winner of the category WWF Galileo Green Youngster is decided already by the Online-Voting. We congratulate the students of the students research center Nordhessen.

The Laureates 2017

WWF Galileo Green Youngster

Influence of Cell Phone Radiation on Global Decline of Honeybee Population
Bienenprojekt des SFN
Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) describes the phenomenon of weiter lesen

The TOP 3

Communication

Sponsorship for the category Communication: Serviceplan

Wanted

  • Decision-makers and institutions that help making green products (more) successful
  • Brand and advertising campaigns, print, radio, and TV editorials

Criteria

  • Does the campaign encourage others to contribute to environmental protection?
  • Does the communication initiative change or facilitate the understanding of technology and the environment?
  • Does it present the benefits of an environmental technology or an environmentally friendly product convincingly?
  • How efficiently and effectively does the campaign reach its target groups? Are clippings available? Is there a proof of scope?
TREE OF HOPE- how we can change the world
jugend denkt um.welt e.V.
TREE OF HOPE (+ documentary film, environmental spots) is more than a more

bikuh - pedal for payback
bikuh - pedal for payback
bikuh connects the advertising industry with bicycle riders. Anyone more

Bringing language to the environment
Berliner Stadtreinigung (BSR)
Environmental education programmes for preschools to lower-secondary more

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Construction & Living

Wanted

  • Innovative, ecological, and resource saving projects and products from the private and industrial sector
  • e. g. materials, building methods, architectural concepts and specific outlines, housing technologies, interior furnishing, teardown and reconstruction concepts

Criteria

  • How does the project contribute to environmental protection? Both the future potential and the results achieved to date are taken into consideration.
  • Does the project succeed in combining technology, construction and the environment?
  • How innovative is the idea? Do function and aesthetics match? Is the quality of living increased?
  • Is the project’s topic having an effect on the public? Could it serve as a flagship project?
CapaGeo - lets paints grow again
Caparol Farben Lacke Bautenschutz GmbH
With a growing global population and rising living standards our more

Joulia-Inline. Showering with heat recovery.
Joulia SA
Joulia-Inline, the shower drain channel with heat exchanger module more

StoColor Dryonic: from the thirsty beetle to the dry facade.
Sto SE & Co. KGaA
Modelled on nature......The fog-basking beetle obtains the water it more

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Energy

Sponsorship for the category Energy: Fraunhofer Gesellschaft

In this category we would like to present you – just like the motto fair play – 4 nominees this year.

Wanted

  • Efficient, applicable and innovative approaches for private and industrial customers
  • e. g. energy generation, transmission, and storage, increase of the efficiency factor

Criteria

  • How does the project contribute to environmental protection? Both the future potential and the results achieved to date are assessed.
  • What is the project’s degree of innovation and its potential contribution to the future energy supply? Can the idea be realistically implemented? Is it, for example, compatible with existing structures?
  • Is or will the idea be a driver of the energy transition?
  • Does the project support a change in customer behavior?
  • Does the idea have the potential for broad media coverage?
The Green Brewery - using waste for energy
BDI - BioEnergy International AG
"Brewing a better World" is the name of Heineken's sustainability more

Energiescouts - young ambassadors for energie effeciency
ebm-papst Mulfingen GmbH & Co.KG
Equipped with special measuring devices, the ebm-papst Energiescouts more

Pipe Hydro Energy
pydro GmbH
Pipe Hydro Energy develops a plug’n’play in-pipe smart pressure more

OEEX - Peer to Peer Energy Marketplace
OEEX GmbH
Give people access to clean local and affordable energy with a peer more

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Galileo Wissenspreis

Sponsorship for the category Galileo Wissenspreis: ProSieben

Wanted

  • Inventions and initiatives that increase, foster and revolutionize environmental protection and awareness in everyday life

Criteria

  • The invention is novel or combines already existing elements to create something new.
  • The idea helps to protect the environment in everyday life.
  • Technology plays a role in the invention.
  • The invention has already achieved first successes or offers a clear proposal of how it could change the future.
FAIRWINDEL - We make baby diapers biodegradable: A Campagne from parents
Tumaly GmbH & Co. KG
We make baby diapers biodegradeble, free from raw oil, bleach and more

Showerloop - 10 liter water and energy recycling shower
Showerloop Oy
Showerloop is a shower that filters and reuses shower water while you more

Smart Green Tower
Frey Architekten
Imagine a battery-operated building powered solely by the sun. Now more

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Lifestyle

Sponsorship for the category Lifestyle: Markenverband e. V.

In this category we would like to present you – just like the motto fair play – 4 nominees this year.

Wanted

  • Green concepts and services that consider the conservation of resources, reusability, and closed circle systems
  • Innovations from the fields of consumption, cosmetics, leisure, health, and nutrition

Criteria

  • How does the project contribute to environmental protection?
  • What degree of innovation does the project exhibit, how does it differ from known approaches?
  • Is the idea a potential trendsetter? Are there first ambassadors?
  • Is there a link to technology (optional)?
biobrush – staying clean in a sustainable way
biobrush UG
Most toothbrushes available on the market today are based on fossil more

FAIRWINDEL - We make baby diapers biodegradable: A Campagne from parents
Tumaly GmbH & Co. KG
We make baby diapers biodegradeble, free from raw oil, bleach and more

my Boo Bamboo Bikes
myBoo GmbH
Together with a social project in Ghana my Boo develops, produces and more

Thriving Green - Power to Grow
Thriving Green
Thriving Green introduces a new way of farming to one of the world's more

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Mobility by Schaeffler

Sponsorship for the category Mobility by Schaeffler: VDA - German Association of the Automotive Industry

Wanted

  • Environmentally friendly mobility concepts and services
  • Technological innovations focusing on reduction of weight, mileage reduction, life cycle extension, production, materials

Criteria

  • How does the idea contribute to environmental protection? Both the future potential and the results achieved to date are taken into consideration.
  • How innovative is the idea?
  • Is the idea an ambassador for the conservation of resources?
BeeZero: The new carsharing service in Munich - with zero emissions
Linde Hydrogen Concepts GmbH
With BeeZero, a brand-new, eco-friendly and modern form of mobility more

Double Life Time of Car Batteries by Passive Automatic Electrolyte Mixing
iQ Power Licensing AG
Car batteries with integrated electrolyte mixing achieve double more

eTransport – electric driven axle for emission free transport
BPW Bergische Achsen KG
With eTransport BPW has developed an electric driven axle for more

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Recycling & Ressources by Veolia

Sponsorship for the category Recycling & Ressources by Veolia: BDE - Federation of the German Waste, Water and Raw Materials Management Industry

In this category we would like to present you – just like the motto fair play – 4 nominees this year.

Wanted

  • Innovative recycling concepts focusing on waste transmutation into secondary raw materials, and intelligent recovery of raw materials which are difficult to separate
  • New concepts like Urban Mining and Upcycling, as well as approaches that take new products’ recyclability into account, as early as during their design period

Criteria

  • How does the project contribute to environmental protection? Both the future potential and the results achieved to date will be assessed.
  • How innovative is the idea? Is the idea realistically feasible? Which improvements in recycling will be achieved?
  • Which value do the recycled and thus re-usable materials have?
  • Is the idea a potential trendsetter and does it have a positive image?
3D-Packaging
PAPACKS Sales GmbH
3D-PACKAGING – The most environmentally friendly and innovative more

Epson PaperLab Office Papermaking System Turning Waste Paper into New Paper
Epson Deutschland GmbH
Needless paper consumption represents a daily challenge in many more

RESPRAY – turning old cans into something new
REMONDIS SE & Co.KG
A mere 10 percent of the 1.3 billion aerosol cans made in Germany more

Recycling glass-fibre reinforced plastic waste
neocomp GmbH
When it comes to the professional disposal of glass-fibre reinforced more

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Special prize Canada

Canada, the partnerland of the GreenTec Awards, awards a Special prize in 2017. Canadian projects that contribute to the protection of our environment are being awarded. The wealth of environmental resources is accompanied by ecological challenges. The Canadian Government meets these challenges with responsibility regarding a new climate protection agreement.

Criteria

  • Does the project contribute to the protection of our environment?
  • How innovative is the idea?
  • Is the project developed by a Canadian company?
  • Is the idea a potential trendsetter?
  • Does it have a relation to technology?
Aberdeen Hydrogen Bus Project – Europe’s largest fleet of fuel cell buses
Ballard Power Systems Inc.
In support of its ambition to be a world-leading city for low carbon more

good natured™ Plant-Based Office Organization Products
Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc.
The good natured™ brand of home and office organizers takes more

MAGS - Recovering Energy from Cruise Ship Waste
TERRAGON ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES INC.
It is not surprising that cruise ships generate large amounts of more

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Special prize Start-up

Sponsorship for the category Special prize Start-up: Berlin Partner & KPMG

Suitable submissions by companies that have existed for less than five years automatically qualify for the participation in this category.

Wanted

  • Young green entrepreneurs that contribute to the protection of the environment with their projects, products, or initiatives

Criteria

  • How big is the project’s potential for making a significant contribution to environmental or resource conservation?
  • How innovative is the basic technology or service?
  • Is the start-up a good example for environmental responsibility in both the new and old economy?
  • Does the balance between ecology and economy succeed?
  • How great is the founder’s commitment?
  • Also considered: the possibility of the partners of the GreenTec Awards to support the start-up.
Blue Inductive - Efficient Wireless Power
Blue Inductive GmbH
Blue Inductive is a startup by former Fraunhofer employees and more

CleverShuttle - the innovative, eco-friendly and low priced driving service
GHT Mobility GmbH
CleverShuttle is an innovative, eco-friendly and low-priced door to more

FAIRWINDEL - We make baby diapers biodegradable: A Campagne from parents
Tumaly GmbH & Co. KG
We make baby diapers biodegradeble, free from raw oil, bleach and more

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Sports by Jack Wolfskin

Sponsorship for the category Sports by Jack Wolfskin : ran

Wanted

  • Creative concepts, ideas and projects that transfer the positive effect of sports on the body to the environment
  • Innovations that combine the pleasure of sports with a contribution for the environment, e.g. pieces of sports equipment, sports facilities, operators, as well as commitment by well-known top athletes

Criteria

  • How does the project contribute to environmental protection?
  • Does the project promote a more active lifestyle?
  • How innovative is the project, how does it differ from known approaches? • Does the idea have true trend potential? Are there first ambassadors?
INSTINCT - Organic Sportswear made in Germany
Arndt/Klumpp GbR
Sport creates heat. But the moisture you create when you sweat should more

Lopifit - World's first electric walking bike
Lopifit
The Lopifit is an innovative way to get from A to B. Walking at a more

Sustainable under water - don't leave a trace, except your foodsteps in sand
TUI Cruises GmbH / SECORE International
Tropical coral reefs are a diverse and sensitive ecosystems. So far, more

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Sustainable Development

Sponsorship for the category Sustainable Development: AWE - Agency for Business and Economic Development

Climate change, natural disasters or epidemics are global challenges which can only be tackled by international cooperation and innovative solution approaches. In this framework, the involvement of the business community is a crucial factor. We are looking for projects which help to improve the quality of life and anchor climate protection on site and which create perspectives for the people. The corporate collaboration should offer solution approaches, convince economically and contribute to an improvement of the ecological conditions on site.

Criteria

  • Does the project offer an innovative solution approach?
  • To what extent the project promotes the local value creation?
  • Does the project contribute to the reduction of the environmental burden, especially to the improvement of climate protection?
  • Is the project feasible in a realistic, sensible and sustainable way in several relevant world regions?
  • Does the project include help for self-help? How do established value chains look like?
Labdoo.org - new hope from old hardware
Labdoo.org e.V.
As a non-profit NGO Labdoo.org helps to combat the causes of flight more

Mobisol - Decentralized Solar Solutions for Rural East Africa
Mobisol GmbH
Mobisol, a leading player in decentralized solar electrification, more

Vanilla - Fair and sustainable
Symrise AG
Vanilla supplier Symrise, Unilever, and Deutsche Gesellschaft für more

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Textiles & Fashion by KUNERT

Sponsorship for the category Textiles & Fashion by KUNERT: Texpertise Network

Wanted

  • Green concepts that combine fashion-consciousness and high quality with sustainability
  • Inspirations for a green lifestyle such as textiles, innovative materials, raw materials and production processes

Criteria

  • Is the product a textile or can the proposed innovation produce textiles?
  • How innovative is the project, how does it differ from known approaches?
  • Does the project contribute to environmental protection in a sustainable manner? - Does the idea have true trend potential? Is it commercially and (in perspective) economically viable?
ARMEDANGELS
Social Fashion Company GmbH
In January 2007 two young guys from Cologne decided to change the more

PYUA ecorrect outerwear - closed loop garment recycling
Sportsman's Delight GmbH
PYUA is founded in 2008, based on the target to offer exclusively more

Weatherprotection out of the bottle: Workwear made from recycled PET
Sympatex Technologies GmbH
High performance weather protection fabric and workware up to 90 more

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Travel

Sponsorship for the category Travel: DRV - German Travel Association

Wanted

  • Sustainable tourism concepts that relieve the environment, create local jobs, and improve the experimental value at the same time

Criteria

  • Does the project contribute to environmental protection and conservation?
  • Does the project stand out from other tourism offers in the region?
  • Does the project not only forego activities but finds alternative concepts for the exploration of tourist destinations? Do these concepts have a positive impact on the region?
  • Are both travelers and the local population involved in the concept?
CO2-Neutral Traveling: DIAMIR protects rainforest and grizzlies in Canada
DIAMIR Erlebnisreisen GmbH
As a pioneer in the German travel industry, DIAMIR Erlebnisreisen more

GreenSign - The Sustainable Label for hotels
GreenLine Hotels GmbH
GreenLine is the leading marketing cooperation for small and medium more

MAGS - Recovering Energy from Cruise Ship Waste
TERRAGON ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES INC.
It is not surprising that cruise ships generate large amounts of more

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