Monday, 09 March 2015
Brussels minister for the environment Celine Fremault, awarded the “eco-dynamic enterprise” labels for 2014-2015 to various private as well as public companies and organisations on Monday, to reward them for the quality of their environmental management (waste, energy, and travel management, as well as rational use of raw materials) and their pro-active attitude in this regard. Awarded every year since 1999, the label rewards the winners’ long-term approach with 1, 2, or 3 stars. Of note amongst laureates distinguished for the first time by Brussels Environment, are the general secretariat of the Council of the European Union (for its childcare facility and Lex building) (3 stars), the European Association for Information on Local Development, Boomerang (advertising), CERAU (architects) and the Finance minister’s office (SPF Finances), all four earning 2 stars, and Frères Debekker (caterers) and Ordiges HQ (expense management software), which were both awarded 1 star.
Other organisations were awarded their “Eco-Dynamic Enterprise” label once again, with 1, 2, or 3 stars. These were the local council of Watermael-Boitsfort, Brussels Town Hall, Amenagement sc & Clerbaux-Pinon adf, Charles Janssens state school, Federal Plan Bureau, Carodec, St-Luc University Clinics, Brussels Port, RDC Environnement, the Sleep Well Youth Hostel, Brussels Regional Investment Company, Technopolis Consulting Group Belgium, and the Monnaie Royal Theatre.
In total 193 company websites currently carry the label in Brussels.