D – The Kurhaus in Wiesbaden was the venue for the award ceremony of the PSI Sustainability Awards on September 8. The PSI (Promotional Product Service Institute) awarded the prize for sustainable action in the promotional products industry. 140 guests, including the nominees, organisers, press and association representatives, attended this year’s event, the evening was hosted by the PSI Director, Michael Freter and the actress and presenter, Tamara Sedmak. The journalist and initiator of the German Sustainability Award, Stefan Schulze-Hausmann, also provided prominent support on the stage, and in the course of short talks on the theme of sustainability and its implementation in companies, also let Ralf Oster from PF Concept, Adelfo Marino from Brand Addition, Kathrin Stühmeyer from Halfar and Harry Saffer from Schwan-STABILO have their say.
In addition to the eight established categories two special prizes were conferred, the “Start-up of the Year” went to Just so Clothing and the “Influencer of the Year“ went to PF Concept, furthermore 14 of 28 companies nominated in the category “Sustainable Product“ received the distinction “Recommended Product”. Distinguished with the title “Sustainable Company of the Year”, Schneider Schreibgeräte was the overall winner.
// Claudia Pfeifer
Photos: Claudia Pfeifer, © WA Media; PSI