B.A.U.M. Environmental Award
In September 2018, Bettina Würth received the B.A.U.M. Environmental Award in the Large Enterprises category. The Federal German Working Group for Environmentally Conscious Management is the largest corporate network for sustainable management in Europe and pursues the goal of increasing the awareness of companies, municipalities and organizations for the concerns of preventive environmental protection and the vision of sustainable economic development. Part of the jury statement noted that, “as a member of the Group management and as Chairwoman of the Advisory Board, Bettina Würth has advanced the issue of sustainability within the Würth Group. As a wholesaler for trade, construction and industry, the family-owned company also sets standards for the industry with Cradle to Cradle® certification, especially when it comes to resources.” Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG released the first status report on sustainability at the award ceremony entitled “Develop. Share. Grow.”.