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CSO Awards

Honouring the Leadership of 

European Chief Sustainability Officers

January 15, 2024

Davos, Schatzalp

In Davos, we gather to celebrate the remarkable work and achievements of prominent European Chief Sustainability Officers, fostering connections with like-minded change makers.

The CSO Awards, an esteemed recognition in the realm of corporate sustainability, celebrates the outstanding contributions of Chief Sustainability Officers (CSOs) who have demonstrated exemplary commitment and leadership in advancing sustainability practices within their organizations.

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Join us as we take you back to the CSOAwards celebration — honoring those who are driving positive change with impactful initiatives. Let’s continue to work together towards more sustainable, desirable futures!

 

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The Winners

— Meet the CSOAwards/24 Winners, whose ambitious initiatives showcase an outstanding leadership and commitment. Congratulations to all of them and their teams for their efforts, and for paving the way for a more sustainable corporate leadership in Europe.

Green Award Winner

Rebecca Marmot

Unilever

Gold Award Winner

Karen Pflug

Ingka Group (IKEA)

Silver Award Winner

Daniela Vega

Ahold Delhaize

Peer Award Winner

Arthur Schneider

Bechtle Group

Special Mention

Green Transformation

Andreas Wade

Viessmann

Special Mention

Governance Model

Petra Wicklandt

Merck

Special Mention

Finance

Catharina Belfrage Sahlstrand

Handelsbanken

Special Mention

Insurance

Linda Freiner

Zurich Insurance

20 Nominees

Meet the 20 nominees who made their way into the CSO Awards /24.

Alexandra Palt

CSO, Chief CSR Officer

L’Oréal

Andreas Wade

Head of Sustainability

Viessmann

Arthur Schneider

Head of Sustainability Management

Bechtle Group

Catharina Belfrage Sahlstrand

Group Head of Sustainability

Handelsbanken

Christelle Capdupuy

CSO

Louis Vuitton

Constance Chalchat

CSO

BNP Paribas CIB

Daniella Vega

Global Senior Vice President Health & Sustainability

Ahold Delhaize

Gianluca Ansalone

Head of Public Affairs & Sustainability

Novartis

Henri Bruxelles

CSO

Danone

Inês Oom de Sousa

Head of ESG Europe

Santander Group

Jean-François Pascal

Vice President Sustainability

Beiersdorf

Karen Pflug

CSO

Ingka Group (IKEA)

Linda Freiner

Group Head of Sustainability

Zurich Insurance

Lisa Ekstrand

Vice President Sustainability

Vestas

Marie-Claire Daveu

CSO

Kering

Petra Wicklandt

Head of Corporate Sustainability

Merck

Rebecca Marmot

CSO

Unilever

Silke Jolowicz

Head of Sustainability

Munich Re

Ulrike Sapiro

CSO

Henkel

Vanessa Butani

VP Group Sustainability

Electrolux

Discover the

TOP 1OO European CSOs

— the leaders who are shaping the course of corporate sustainability within major enterprises in Europe ✨

“Every January, Davos is hosting the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. This year, the Futur/io CSO Awards are shining a light on the leadership of the Top 100 European Chief Sustainability Officers and three awards winners. We are inspired by their purpose to orchestrate corporate actions towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.”

Harald Neidhardt

CEO & Curator, Futur/io Institute

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Curated by Futur/io Institute

Futur/io is a leading institute for sustainable innovation and leadership in Europe. We believe in a future where ideas, innovation and business drive a regenerative economy that benefits people and the planet. It is our mission to provide Sustainability Leaders and Innovators with the knowledge, tools and network to co-create desirable futures within the planetary boundaries and support Chief Sustainability Officers in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals and by highlighting their leadership through the CSO Awards.