German Sustainability Award for Elton John
At 2. and on 3. December 2020 was held in Düsseldorf the 13th German Sustainability Award awarded.
This coveted award is primarily about finding the best concepts or solutions against the Global warming, the Resource overuse, the Species extinction and honour the social divide.
As is currently customary, the event took place without an audience. However, this did not mean that the Laureate would have had to do without a very special ambience. Instead, the evening offered a mix of Live music and Speeches. Also the Laudators provided particularly emotional moments with their moving statements.
The Prices could not be received by everyone in person, but the award winners were able to be Videocall was present at the award ceremony.
Honorary prizes for humanitarian and ecological commitment
The LGBTQ Community should have been pleased with a very special award winner in this context: Sir Elton John or its Foundation was awarded with the Honorary Award for Humanitarian Commitment excellent.
His involvement in a wide variety of areas is not new. After his short marriage in the 80s as gay he was an outspoken advocate for the gay community.
Accordingly, he received the prize for his special commitment to the HIV/ AIDS Help.
Its Elton John AIDS Foundation is one of the most important donors in this field. The singer always manages to get his Popularity and Popularity to use it to also reach people outside the LGBT community to raise awareness of this important issue.
Other award winners in this category - who was also awarded the German Sustainability Award?
Elton John is not the only musician to have received an award for his commitment. The award winners still included some national and international big names, such as Joy Denalane (for their commitment against discrimination and racism), Jack Johnson (for its marine protection and nature conservation projects.) and Milky Chance (for their commitment to climate-neutral and sustainable touring and recording.).
The honorary prize "Next Economy Awards" received Fynn Kliemann. Kliemann is an entrepreneur who, among other things, due to his Founder's spirit, his Creativity and its Fairness stands out from many others.
An award with versatile influences
At German Sustainability Award 2020 it was once again an event that had its "colourful atmosphere"even in times of Corona.
Musician, Artist, Laudators and People from Economy and Culture show time and again - and not only this year - how important it is not to lose sight of the issue of sustainability.
The fact that the Laureate from a wide range of disciplines and areas come, gives hope that Environmental protection and a conscious use of the available resources will continue to play an important role in the future.
A look at the other award winners
The list of other award winners also includes some well-known names. For example, Prof. Ugur Sahin and the researcher Dr Özlem Türeci (Biontech) company received a prize for the first development of a Corona vaccine.
The efforts of the EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in connection with the "Green Deal" were also honoured. Jeremy Rifkina US futurologist, is strongly committed to more Ecology in the Economy. Among other things, it also applies to many Politicians first Contactwhen it comes to relevant, sustainable decisions.
Further information on the German Sustainability Award
Behind the German Sustainability Award stands the foundation of the same name ("German Sustainability Award e.V."). Among other things, it also works closely with the Federal Government together.
With more than 1,000 applicants and (usually) 2,000 guests the event is one of the largest events of its kind in the whole of Europe.
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