WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award

The world’s leading sustainability award aims to recognize and support outstanding contributions from around the world.
The goal is to stimulate creativity and achieve lasting synergies as we strive to strike the right balance between ecological, environmental and social needs.
The prize has been presented in Gothenburg since 2000.


Reason for recieving this award

“As a pioneer within the field, the Kalundborg Symbiosis has shown the way for many other industrial clusters, inspiring businesses all around the world.”

Read the jury’s motivation.

Press release

“The Board of the Kalundborg Symbiosis has greeted with pride the news that the Symbiosis has been given the prestigious WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award – a prize that has previously been won by such figures as Kofi Annan, Al Gore and Gro Harlem Brundtland…”

Read and download the press release

About the Gothenbers Sustainability award

”For outstanding contributions towards a more sustainable future.”

The Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Development is given each year to people or organisations for outstanding performance and achievements towards a sustainable future. The price is 1 million swedish krona (SEK) and shows what is possible and necessary for a brighter future.

Contacting the companies

Stine Gry Roland, Novo Nordisk, will coordinate inquiries in relation to the Gothenburg Sustainability Award.



Contact person

Contact information

Novo Nordisk

Michael Hallgren

Stine Gry Roland
+45 3075 0567

Equinor Refining Denmark

Jofrid Klokkehaug

Charlotte Balslev
+45 4036 0420


Carsten Birkeland Kjær
+45 9955 7765


Trine Lindegaard Holmberg
+45 4634 7515


Jesper Bryde-Jacobsen
+45 3075 2439


René Tronborg
+45 3077 2274

Kalundborg Utility

Hans-Martin Friis Møller
+45 6116 9940

Kalundborg Municipality

Michel van der Linden

Gyproc Saint-Gobain

Mogens Nielsen

Avista Oil

Leon Sloth Skovbo
+45 2019 3254