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Recipharm Presents its Sixth International Environmental Award Winner

Published: Saturday, February 08, 2014
Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014
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Ludwig Metz has received the International Environmental Award.

Recipharm AB has announced that its sixth International Environmental Award has been awarded to Ludwig Metz, Associate Director Environmental, Health & Safety, at pharmaceutical company Bristol–Myers Squibb.

The purpose of the Recipharm International Environmental Award is to encourage and inspire best practice and innovation in order to promote good examples and to encourage environmental dialog within the pharmaceutical industry.

The prize is awarded annually by Recipharm to the best environmental performance or environmental best practice and innovation by the pharmaceutical industry or the academic community. Since Recipharm was founded in 1995, its commitment to environmental best practice has been a pivotal corporate mission.

Lars Backsell, Chairman of Recipharm, commented: “Ludwig Metz’s longstanding work is an excellent example of how sustainability activities and competence within a private business-focused organization can inspire and be shared and used throughout society. Ludwig Metz has not only inspired his own company, but also universities, pharmacies and organizations to make positive changes to improve their ways of working with respect to sustainability. Through his ability to turn vision into reality, and through his support to industry stakeholders, he is a role model within the pharmaceutical industry.”

Commenting on winning the award, Ludwig Metz remarked; “The award makes me very proud and is a great honor to receive, especially considering its international and unique characteristics. To my knowledge this is the first time that an “innovative practitioner” has been selected. This Award provides recognition for my work and engagement over the past 20 years to promote effective Sustainability supported by my company, Bristol-Myers Squibb. The Recipharm Environmental Award is an encouragement for me and other professionals to continue developing and sharing innovative programs to successfully integrate Sustainability and motivate others to participate”.

For the past 26 years, Ludwig Metz has been working in the field of Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability for the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers. He is Associate Director and his play field is Europe. He started his International work in 1996 when he moved to the global acting Corporate Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability department.

Metz has established a complete network of partners in Europe, such as experts at universities, associations and rating companies. He has also supported the development of the sustainable goals and activities of various organizations and universities.

Previous laureates :
2012 Dr. Damià Barceló, Director of the Catalan Institute for Water research (ICRA) in Spain
2011 Professor Benoit Roig, École des Hautes Études en Santé Publique, France
2010 Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambrigde, UK
2009 Professor Klaus Kümmerer, Freiburg University, Germany
2008 Apoteket AB, Sweden


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