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BEST IN THE WORLD

The Hallbars Awards 2021

283 Awards , from 51 countries

The Hallbars Sustainability Research Institute has published the Hallbars Awards 2021 on September 30. The event took place at Alfred Nobel House Björkborn, in Karlskoga, Sweden. The keynote webinar on zoom was organized with FAO from Rome for their Hallbars Hall of Fame Award. The full list is now public, featuring the front cover of each award-winning report, with in most cases a meaningful quote from the chairman or CEO letter.

Here are the first 25 pages of the full document,

which has 407 pages.

SUSTAINABILITY CHAMPIONS 2021



THE MISSION

To help better the reports, improve their communication, and increase their audience.


RANKING THE REPORTS

The Hallbars Awards consider the reports by themselves, as books, and ranks them, rewarding the teams that created the reports. It puts the report in the spotlight, for its sector, and for the media. It helps increase the readership among stakeholders and beyond.

The Hallbars Awards do not rate the corporations or institutions that publish the reports. There is no evaluation of the achievements or solutions.


THE SCOPE

The Hallbars Awards are completely international, from the whole world, in any language. They are limited  for now to the Food and Drink sector, a pillar of the Sustainability effort to achieve the UN SDG.  


THE JURY

There are now five international jurors. The number of jurors is limited by the need to work nearly exclusively on-line. There was one jury in-person meeting, with three jurors in Sweden, on August 20-22, with two members from Europe, from two different countries, plus one member coming  from America.  Two other members could not travel from Asia, but were on-line for the jury meetings. Three of the jurors are co-founders of other awards, with a combined experience of over 40 years of running awards.The five jurors remain anonymous to avoid lobbying.


THE STEPS

Thousands of corporate sustainability reports, integrated annual reports, institutions reports and documents were reviewed, selecting only top quality, from over one hundred countries. The work continues all year.

The shortlist was published August 25, with a maximum of six per category, from six different countries. On the shortlist, there were 537 winners for their country, from 58 countries.

The Best in the World are published on September 30, 2021 during an event at Alfred Nobel House, in Karlskoga, Sweden. The top three all are have the same right to Best in the World. There are 282 Best in The World awards from 51 countries on the list.

On October 21, 2021, there is a small party for the Hallbars Awards at Alfred Nobel House in Karlskoga, Sweden, for sponsors and special guests, by invitation. It is Alfred Nobel birthday, with a celebration in his house and dining room.

The awards ceremony is in Paris, at Les Cordeliers, on Friday, December 3, 2021, followed by a celebration party with food and drink.


GREENWASHING

Sustainability reports are relatively new. The pionneers were sincere. Some newer recruits are passionate and do great work. Others publish reports to comply with legal requirements or regulations. Many now have to respond to the demand of stakeholders such as investors or their own employees and communities. It is expected that going through the motions will end up making many believers. The Hallbars Awards recognize the need to encourage everyone.


THE IMPACT

The Hallbars Awards show the Sustainability Champions of 2021. There is a wide range of reports. The overall impact is positive, showing that there are real efforts worldwide for sustainability in both the private corporations and the institutional world. In fact, much more is already being done than really known outside small sectors. 


TOGETHER

The one word for 2021 is TOGETHER, which appears in hundreds of reports, and quite often in the CEO letters at the start of reports. The pandemic brings everyone TOGETHER. It is true for sustainability reports, and society in general. Even the latest Jamie Oliver cookbook is simply called TOGETHER. Let us hope this new attitude will be more than a word.

" The Hallbars Best In The World Awards are the most prestigious International recognition for sustainability reports. "

SUMMARY

Download the full list, with for each entry:

- The country

- The title of the winning report

- The photo of the front cover

- A quote, usually par Chairman or President or CEO

- A link to download the report (onlly if it was requested by the Winner)

283 Awards , from 51 countries

Here are the first 25 pages of the full document,

which has 407 pages.

You can download full document by clicking on the image.

SUSTAINABILITY CHAMPIONS 2021

A01 Hall of Fame

FAO - CIAT - Biodiversity International


A02 Best of the Best Corporations

1 - Electrolux

2 - Fraser & Neave

3 - Carlsberg

4 - Valio

5 - Grupo Nutresa

6  - Massimo Zanetti


A03 Best of the Best Institutions

1 -  Rainforest Alliance

2 - FABLE

3 - SAI

4 - TCFD

5  - IDH


A04 Special Awards of the jury

ESCP

Norway Council of Ethics

Paulson Institute

Nordic Public Sector Issuers

SDS Network

UNDP & Oxford

B01 Dairy

1 Almarai

2 Yakult

3 Alpina


B02 Meat

1 Thai Foods

2 Japfa

3 Goodvalley


B03 Fishery

1 Sanford

2 MOWI

3 Blumar


B04 Farming

1 Duchy of Cornwall

2 Farmlands

3 Nutrinor


B05 Fruits & Vegetables

1 Pan Group

2 Eckes Granini

3 Greenyard


B06 Nuts & Spices

1 Alphonsa

2 Importaco

3 Olam


B07 Sugar

1 Tongaat Hulett

2 Azucarera

3 Coruripe


B08 Coffee

1 Massimo Zanetti

2 Löfsberg

3 Kokako


B09 Tea

1 T2Tea

2 Lebensbaum

3 English Tea  Shop


B10 Cacao

1 Ritter Sport

2 Toms

3 Republica del Cacao

B11 Plant-based Oils

1 Avril

2 AAK


B12 Agri Business

1 Tragsa

2 Orbia

3 Graincorp


B13 Bio Sciences

1 Chr Hansen

2 Limagrain

3 Yara


B14 Diversified Foods

1 Lotte

2 Sigma

3 Colombina


B15 Specialized Foods

1 Atria

2 Thai Wah

3 Lamb Weston


B16 Bakery

1 Puratos

2 Polarbröd

3 Kohberg


B17 Plant Based

1 Bonduelle

2 Alpro

3 Quorn


B18 Family Corporations

1 Familia Torres

2 Pomona

3 Spendrups


C01 Africa

1 Westfalia Fruit

2 Phoenix Bev

3 UNGA


C02 Asia

1  Yeo's

2 Talawakelle

3 BRR Buriram


C03 China

1 Mengniu

2 Pinduoduo

3 COFCO


C04 India

1 Jain Irrigation

2 Pernod Ricard India

3 Alphonsa


C05 Japan

1 Kirin

2 Sumitomo Forestry

3 Nissui

C06 Mediterranean

1 Arcelik

2 Hatzopoulos

3 Atlantic Group


C07  Western Europe

1 ABinBev

2 Sovena

3 Ferrero


C08 France

1 LVMH

2 Danone

3 Accor


C09 Germany

1 Bosch

2 Eckes Granini

3 Berentzen


C10 Netherlands

1 Ahold Delhaize

2 Parlevliet & Van Der Plas

3 Heineken


C11 Iberia

1 Acciona

2 Tragsa

3 Jeronimo Martins


C12 Switzerland

1 Lindt Sprüngli

2 Interholco

3 Feldschlossen


C13 UK

1 Associated British Foods

2 Whitbread

3 Compass


C14 Nordic

1 MOWI

2 Kesko

3 Martela


C15  Denmark

1 Carlsberg

2 Salling

3 Danish Crown


C16 Sweden

1 Electrolux

2 Absolut

3 Spendrups


C17 Central & Eastern Europe

1 Franck

2 Kompania Piwowarska

3 Magnit


C18  USA

1 General Mills

2 Kraft Heinz

3 Sysco


C19 Canada

1 Loblaw

2 Cascades

3 Sollio Agriculture


C20 Latin America

1 Sigma

2 Salmones Camanchaca

3 Agrolibano

C21 Oceania

1 Sunrice

2 Treasury Wine Estates

3 Lactalis Australia


C22 Middle East

1 Savola

2 Al Jazeera Catering

3 Juhayna


C23 UNESCO Cities of Gastronomy

1 Bergen

2 Parma

3 Shunde

D01 Spirits

1 Pernod Ricard

2 Bacardi

3 Campari


D02  Wine

1 Vina Concha y Toro

2 Treasury Wine Estates

3 Systembolaget


D03 Beer

1 Thai Bev

2 AB inBEV

3 Asahi


D04 Soft Drinks

1 Fruttagel

2 Fraser & Neave

3 Vitasoy

E01Retailers

1 X5

2 Shoprite

3 CP All


E02 Catering

1 Sodexo

2 Compass

3 Al Jazeera


E03 Hotels

1 Banyan Tree

2 Shangri-La

3 IHCL


E04 Appliances Manufacturer

1 Whirlpool

2 Samsung

3 Arcelik


E05 Packaging

1 Smurfit Kappa

2 Storaenso

3 Trivium

E06 Ports

1 Qingdao

2 Westports

3 Luka Koper


E07 Finance

1 European Investment Bank

2 Credit Agricole

3 Blackrock


E08 Audit

1 PwC

2 KPMG

3 Accenture


E09 Certifying

1 Sedex

2 Fairtrade

3 Rainforest


E10 Publishing

1 Springer Nature

2 RELX

3 Bonnier

F01  Timber

1 Interholco

2 Mosaic

3 Bergs


F02 Wood Products

1 Corticeira Amorim

2 Moelven

3 Sveaskorg


F03 Pulp & Paper

1 Billerudkorsnärs

2 Estonian Cell

3 Sappi


F04 Cellulose & Fiber

1 Ahlstrom Munkjö

2 Softys

3 Cenibra


F05 Forest International  Institutions

1 CDP

2 WBCSD

3 CAFI

3 International Bamboo & Rattan Organization

F06 Countries Institutions

1 Natural Resources Canada

2 Forest Europe Bratislava

3 Österreichische Bundesforste




G01 SDG 1 + SDG 2

1 Agrolibano

2 ICHCAP

3 FAO


G02 SDG 3 + SDG 9

1 GFSI

2 General Mills

3 Trivium


G03  SDG 8

1 LG

2 Oceana

3 Saputo


G04 SDG 5

1  AB inBEV

2 Sodexo

3 Luminary Bakery


G05 SDG 6

1 Diageo

2 Costa

3 Asahi

G06 SDG 12

1 Compass

2 Kroger

3 Arcelik


G07 SDG 13

1 Mondi

2 Walmart

3 LG


G08 SDG 14 + SDG 15

1 Orkla

2 Smurfit Kappa

3 Danone

H01 Int. Organizations

1 Arctic Council

2 ICRC Red Cross

3 Asian Development Bank


H02 Int. Institutes

1 ISSD

2 WRI

3 IFOAM


H03 Countries Institutions

1 GIZ

2 SNV

3 FCO


H04 Agriculture Research

1 IFAD

2 ACIAR

3 CIMMYT


H05 Change Agents

1 FABLE

2 SAN

3 Hort

H06 Corporate Alliances

1 Alliance to end plastic waste

2 Bonsucro

3 DIEH


H07 Professional Associations

1 FoodDrinkEurope

2 ETL


H08 Drink Institutions

1 Rioja

2 SAQ

3 NZ Wine


H09 Food Tourism

1 Failte

2 Singapore Tourism Board

3 NZ Tourism


H10 Trade Agencies

1 ITA - Italian Trade Agency

2 BordBia

3 Belgian Foreign Trade Agency

3 Procolombia

H11 Foundations

1 Barilla

2 Gates

3 Carasso


H12 Education

1 Paristech

2 Bologna

3 Oxford College Business

K01 Dairy Institutions

1 European Milk Forum

2 Intl. Dairy Federation

3 Australian Dairy


K02 Meat Instituions

1 France Interbev

2 NZ Meat Association

3 US GRSB


K03 Plant Based Institutions

1 Green Queen Media

2 Good Food Institute

3 Food Frontier

3 Singapore Enterprise

X01 CEO Letter- Sustainability Reports

1 CJ Cheljeidang

2 Ingleby Farms

3 Lindt & Sprungli


X02 CEO Letters - Annual Reports

1 Jeronimo Martins

2 Edrington

3 Delivery Hero

3 ICA


X03  Recommended Quotes for reading


X04 Most personal CEO Letter

with his portrait by 5 years old son

Kokako