General interest in environmental issues, Social Engagement, Climate Change
The German Environmental Management Association, B.A.U.M., has since 1984 successfully connected economic, ecologic and social questions, thus the principles of sustainability. Today B.A.U.M. is one of the largest corporate and information networks for sustainable business in Europe with over 550 members. B.A.U.M. sees itself as a strong voice of sustainably operating companies and as a driver of sustainable development. B.A.U.M. supports its members in the organisation and development of sustainability strategies and connects stakeholders from business, politics, economy, media and associations. Engaged companies are given a platform for practice-oriented exchange of information and experiences as well as input and impulses. Alongside conferences and congresses, projects and campaigns constitute the main focus of B.A.U.M.’s work. The B.A.U.M. Environmental Award is one of the most prestigious sustainability awards in Germany. It is dedicated annually for individual commitment and outstanding personal achievements in the field of environment and sustainability. The International Special Award has an additional focus on social issues.