WE KNOW THE WINNERS of the 2nd edition of the Sustainability Award 2021!

Turning sustainable development goals into concrete solutions and opportunities!


 The jury awarded the best submitted projects

Category: Henkel Sustainability Award in Retail

The award was won by the Lidl Polska project for the Reset Plastic project. This project includes a number of activities from reducing the use of plastic in individual packages, better designing them and using recyclates. The awarded network also offers innovative solutions in the field of plastic packaging, or natural light marking of fruit and vegetables, which allows you to abandon the packaging at all.
Henkel is the proud partner of the award.

From the left: Kiril Marinov CEO Henkel Beauty Care Beauty, Włodzimierz Wlaźlak CEO Lidl Poland.


Category: Sustainability Award for FMCG

The award was given to Danone for the environmental commitment of Żywiec Zdrój S.A. on the collection and transfer of the equivalent of plastic introduced to the market in 2020. This obligation was fulfilled and it was precisely keeping the obligation that was especially appreciated by the Jury.

Marek Sumiła Managing Director of Danone and Żywiec Zdrój Group of Danone Companies

Category: Sustainability Award for Solution Providers

The jury awarded the project of a young startup Swappzone for a solution that combines reusable packaging with new technologies.


The jury also decided to award one distinction in the FMCG category, which went to Kompania Piwowarska. It was awarded for unique actions to stop the environmental climate crisis, business should not only minimize the pressure it exerts on the environment, but also contribute to the protection and restoration of natural values.

Congratulations to all winners!

Henkel Sustainability Award in Retail 

Proud Partner

LPR Sustainability Award in FMCG

Proud Partner 


As a leader in sustainable development, Henkel wants to be a pioneer of new sustainable solutions, and at the same time manage the business in a responsible manner and ensure the economic success of the enterprise. This approach characterizes all our activities - along the entire value chain. We would like to share our enthusiasm for sustainable development.

I am happy and proud that we can be a partner of the sustainable development award for retail chains in Poland, because this idea is very close to my heart. I look forward to celebrating with the winners at the European Circular Retail Congress in November!



What is it? 

It is a unique award given annually to retail chains, FMCG / CPG companies and solution providers for the best solutions in the field of sustainable development. 


What initiatives will be awarded? 

Every initiative / project that makes an effective contribution to the company's sustainability development in any area of ​​corporate activities and clearly addresses the three dimensions of sustainable development 

  • Environmental stewardship 
  • Economic efficiency 
  • Social solidarity


Why is it worth taking part in the competition? 

  • To gain recognition and appreciation in your own company and in the market 
  • Encourage your team members to be even more innovative 
  • Receive free invitations to the European Circular Retail Congress and the unique awards ceremony that will take place during this event. The invitations are addressed to everyone involved in the sustainable project submitted 

Who can take part?

The application process is open to 3 stakeholder categories:

  • FMCG Retail Chains
  •  FMCG companies
  • Retail/FMCG Solution Providers


How to take part?

  • If you would like to find out more details about the award first, please read the regulations here.


  • Final applications can be submitted until October 15th, 2022. 


Winners of the first edition 

The winners of the 1st edition of the ECU Sustainability Award for Retailers:

Kaufland Polska Markety 

Category Food Retailer 

Ikea Retail Poland 

Category non-Food Retailer

The winners of the 1st edition of the ECU Sustainability Award for FMCG companies:

Procter & Gamble 

with regards to Innovative Packaging

Stella Pack 

with regards to  Sustainable Production


with regards to Supply Chain Transformation

If you have any questions about the awards and the submission process and rules, please contact;