Plantagon wins 2012 Silver Stevie Award for "Most Innovative Company of the Year in Europe"
News • Aug 15, 2012 20:53 BST
Plantagon was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the "Most Innovative Company in Europe" category in The 9th Annual International Business Awards on August 15th, 2012.
The award is recognizing product and/or marketing, sales, manufacturing, management, etc. innovation in the past year. Honorees were determined through two months of preliminary judging and two weeks of final judging. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 300 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.
The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2012 IBAs received entries from more than 50 nations and territories.
Two Swedish companies awarded
The Gold Stevie Award was won by P2i Limited, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Two Swedish were among the winners, this year as Hexagon AB, Stockholm, Sweden, was awarded the Bronze Stevie Award.
Stevie Award winners will be celebrated and presented their awards at a banquet at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Seoul, South Korea on 15 October.
Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
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Plantagon Urban Agriculture - presentation in 10 slides - from the Urban Agriculture Summit, in Washington D.C. November 16, 2011. A complete solution within Urban Agriculture. Available in sizes from 36 to 142 meters in diameter. Producing and selling organic food inside cities. LEED-certified. Latest cleantech solutions secures energy efficiency and recycling of water and waste.
Why should a tomato fly 10,000 km? We believe that The Plantagon Greenhouse will change the way we produce ecological and functional food dramatically. For instance, it will allow us to produce ecological tomatoes with clean air and water in urban environments, even in major cities. (English, 46 pages, July 2011) www.plantagon.com