HHLA wins "Sustainable Impact Award"

"Wirtschaftswoche" and Generali honours company's sustainability strategy
30 September 2022
Aerial view of Container Terminal in Altenwerder

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has received the "Sustainable Impact Award" (SIA) for its "Balanced Logistics" strategy, a press release said Friday (September 23, 2022). Oliver Dux, Managing Director of the Container Terminal Altenwerder, and Jan Hendrik Pietsch, Head of Sustainability at HHLA, accepted the prize, awarded by Wirtschaftswoche and Generali Versicherung in the "Impact on Earth" category in Berlin.

Sustainability - integral part of HHLA's corporate strategy

Pietsch noted: "It is important that we work consistently and holistically on the implementation of sustainability goals in order to future-proof our environment and society.“ “Balanced Logistics” is an integral part of HHLA's strategy and guides the company's development. The aim is to achieve a balance between economic success, good working conditions, social responsibility as well as environmental and climate protection. The company hopes to become climate neutral by 2040 and is using green electricity and the electrification of cranes and transport vehicles to  this end.

Good examples of corporate sustainability

The "Sustainable Impact Award" is presented to medium-sized companies with outstanding corporate sustainability strategies. The award boosts sustainable business models and social responsibility in German SMEs. More than 70 companies applied for the prize this year. HHLA prevailed over the chemical company Fabrik W. Neudorff and the Richard Neumayer Gesellschaft für Umformtechnik.