Recipharm International Environmental Award

Since Recipharm was founded in 1995, our environmental agenda has been a central part of the way we do business. It is our belief that transparency, cooperation and encouragement are necessary if we are to achieve sustainable development. In order to promote this belief, we introduced an international environmental award in 2008 for the best environmental practice or innovation within the pharma and healthcare sector or academia.

Purpose of the award

To encourage and inspire best practice and innovation
To promote good examples
To encourage environmental dialogue within the pharmaceutical industry 

Nomination criteria


  • Someone that has successfully proven to have had a major impact on an organisation's general attitude and commitment to environmental matters and thereby to a high degree changed the organisation's direction into a strong commitment for environmental management
  • Through their academic research and work, and by well respected published articles, literature or public appearance, given highly recognised, new and important insight and knowledge in the environmental field in the striving towards sustainable development.

An organisation within the healthcare industry, which through its mission, practical day to day activities and general way of operating, have created a new and higher standard within the environmental management field and thereby inspired others to follow.

View all Recipharm International Environmental Award laureates.