Recognition for our efforts
Awards and rankings confirm that we are making further progress on the path to becoming a 100 % sustainable business. At the same time, we see them as an incentive to continue working on achieving our sustainability goals.
Verbraucher Initiative e. V.
|Gold and silver ‘Sustainable Retail Company’ 2015 medals|
In 2015 the Verbraucher Initiative e. V. recognised Tchibo as a sustainable retailer: Tchibo won a ‘gold’ award in the textiles and footwear category, and ‘silver’ in food as a sustainable retail company for its commitment to sustainability.
|Reader’s Digest||Most Trusted Brand||In the 2015 annual Reader's Digest magazine study Tchibo was once again named the Most Trusted Brand with regard to its commitment to sustainability (Customers and Products).||2015|
|Deutsche Umwelthilfe e. V.||Green Card for Climate Commitment||In 2015, the German environmental organisation Deutsche Umwelthilfe e.V. awarded Tchibo its fourth consecutive ‘Green Card for credible climate awareness’ for its resolute fleet policy to reduce greenhouse gases (Mobility).||2015 (since 2012)|
B.A.U.M. e. V.
|Environmental Award||The B.A.U.M. (Bundesdeutscher Arbeitskreis für Umweltbewusstes Management e. V.) ‘Environmental Award’ honours dedicated individuals. Achim Lohrie, Director Corporate Responsibility, Tchibo GmbH, received the 2014 B.A.U.M. ‘Environmental Award’ in the Large Companies category. In its citation, the jury said: “Achim Lohrie has decisively helped to anchor environmental protection and social responsibility as key elements in Tchibo’s business strategy (Mission, Strategy and Control).”||2014|
Verbraucher Initiative e. V.
|Gold medal for sustainability communications in retail||In 2015 the Verbraucher Initiative e. V. awarded Tchibo a Gold medal for its credible, comprehensive, consumer-friendly and comprehensible sustainability communications (Sustainability Communications).||2013|
|European CSR Award||In 2013 the European Commission honoured Tchibo at the first presentation of its European CSR Awards. This award combines national CSR awards and highlights the European dimension of corporate responsibility (Mission, Strategy and Control).||2013|
German federal government
|In 2013 the German federal government awarded its first CSR Award under the patronage of Federal Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen. Among the participating companies Tchibo came first in the category of companies with more than 5,000 employees, for the fact that “it already fully aligns its business towards sustainability and social responsibility, and in doing so takes the entire value chain into consideration.” (Mission, Strategy and Control).||2013|
German Logistics Association (BVL)
Logistics Sustainability Award
|Tchibo’s commitment to sustainability and climate protection across the value chain - from resource use to the production of the products and disposal - was awarded with the Sustainability Award for Logistics 2013 by the German Logistics Association (BVL), and its Austrian counterpart. [Link to 130 Sustainability Management; Mission, Strategy and Control]||2013|
German Business Ethics Network (DNWE)
|Prize for Corporate Ethics||Every two years, the German Business Ethics Network (DNWE) awards the Business Ethics Award to exemplary initiatives. In 2012, Tchibo won the award for its efforts on the path towards becoming a sustainable business, especially in the area of consumer goods. The award was primarily for our ‘WE’ program, an innovative approach to asserting socially responsible production in developing countries (Sustainable Supply Chains).||2012|
|Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ)||Finalist in the ‘Family as a Success Factor’ company competition||The ‘Erfolgsfaktor Familie 2012’ (‘Family as a Success Factor 2012’) company competition, which is sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ), is awarded to the most family-friendly companies in Germany. Tchibo reached the final with its pilot project for individual working hours at the logistics site in Gallin (Work and Life).||2012|
|Serviceplan||Sustainability Image Score||In the Serviceplan agency’s 2015 ‘Sustainability Image Score’ (SIS) ranking, Tchibo came 13th out of 104 companies surveyed, up three places compared to 2014 and 16 compared to 2013. The ranking is based on an online survey of about 8,500 consumers (Sustainability communications).||2015|
|Textile Exchange||Organic Cotton Market Report||According to the non-profit organisation Textile Exchange’s 2015 ‘Organic Cotton Market Report’, Tchibo is the third-largest vendor of organic cotton worldwide. Tchibo is the world's fourth fastest in the ‘Race to the Top’ in the transition from conventional to organic cotton. Since 2008, the company has regularly offered textiles made from/with certified organic cotton. The goal is to obtain 100 % of its cotton from sustainable sources (Sustainable products & resources).||2015|
|Wirtschaftswoche||Top employer||In WirtschaftsWoche magazine’s 2014 ranking of ‘Top Employers’, Tchibo was once again voted among the top 40 employers by the target group of under-40s. Its engaged recruiting efforts contributed significantly to the positive perception of the magazine's readers (Talent management).||2014|
|World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)||Wood & Paper company survey||Since 2003, WWF has regularly surveyed large companies regarding the source of their wood products. In, 2012 Tchibo won second place in the ‘Mail order retailers’ category for its use of certified wood and paper products (Sustainable products & resources).||2012|