Chemical company BASF, retail-clothing company H&M, Panasonic and Novozymes were the winners in this year’s Deloitte China Sustainability Awards ceremony held in Shanghai.
The Sustainability Awards consist of several standard awards and one themed annual award. BASF received a Leadership Award for demonstrating leadership in sustainability and taken a pioneering sustainability role in China.
H&M was given the Innovation Award “as it has demonstrated an innovative approach to sustainability implementation and shown noteworthy initiative for a specific project in a new area”. Japan’s Electronics corporation Panasonic and Danish biotech company Novozymes have been awarded with the Best Environmental Performance award. According to Deloitte China, the two companies having demonstrated a 'best in class' performance across relevant environmental indicators affecting key stakeholders.
Other award winners were Schneider Electric (Best Community Investment), Coca Cola and Swire Pacific (2014 Theme Award - Water Stewardship).