Bundesdeutscher Arbeitskreis für Umweltbewusstes Management (B.A.U.M.) e.V.
Each year, the German Environmental Management Association (B.A.U.M.) e.V. grants the B.A.U.M. Environmental Award and the International B.A.U.M. Special Award in the course of the annual B.A.U.M. conference, which takes place in changing locations within Germany. The B.A.U.M. Environmental Award was launched in 1993, comprises the categories large enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises, institutions, science and media, and is dedicated to personalities that have made a name for themselves through their holistic approach in years of outstanding commitment and exemplary initiative in the areas of environmental protection und sustainable development. Since 2004, the International B.A.U.M. Special Award has been given to well-known personalities in recognition of their outstanding commitment in international nature and environmental protection and in social issues. The B.A.U.M. Environmental Award with its various categories and the International B.A.U.M. Special Award are both very prestigious and highly appreciated by the award winners.