Global Chemical Leasing Award 2020

We are happy to announce the fifth Global Chemical Leasing Award.

The Award aims to acknowledge best practices, innovative approaches and ideas related to Chemical Leasing and similar performance-based business models for sustainable chemicals managementThe Award ceremony will take place in Bonn, Germany from 5 to 9 October 2020 (date to be confirmed). It will be part of the Fifth Meeting of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM5).  

Companies and individuals are invited to submit entries in five categories: Three main categories (Case studies, Innovation, Research) and two special awards (Women-led initiatives, Start-ups). In addition, a special jury recognition “Chemical Leasing Champions” will be given to companies that demonstrate a long-standing commitment to Chemical Leasing. Detailed information about each award category and application requirements are provided below.

The Award is co-organized by UNIDO, the governments of Austria, Germany and Switzerland, and co-sponsored by the European Association of Chemical Distributors. 

The application period is open until 15 May 2020.

Send your application(s) to ChemicalLeasing@unido.org.

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MAIN CATEGORIES :

Category I

CASE STUDY

 

This category is open to users and suppliers of chemicals. To be eligible for application, it is necessary that the company has already started with the implementation of a performance-based business model, such as Chemical Leasing. (a contract is signed).

APPLICATION DOCUMENTATION

 

 

Category II

INNOVATION

 

This category is for case studies with technical solutions that can or have the (already demonstrated) potential to define a new state of the art for a certain use of chemicals (i.e. Circular economy, non-tox-solution, etc.), also including Start-ups, implemented business plans, etc.

APPLICATION DOCUMENTATION

 

 

Category III

RESEARCH

 

This category is for research and development activities and comprises new products, new processes, patents, business concepts papers, lectures, curricula, etc. to bring performance-based business models (e.g.  Chemical Leasing) forward​. The topics are widespread and can address Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Sustainable Industrial Parks, Sustainable Cities, but also business management and legal issues, etc., but have to have a clear link to performance-based business models.

APPLICATION DOCUMENTATION

 

 

SPECIAL AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:

Special award

WOMEN-LED INITIATIVES

 

Applicants need to demonstrate that their case is a “Women-led initiative”.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply for one of the main categories (Case studies, Innovation or Research), carefully filling in the optional section devoted to the Special Award “Women-led initiatives”.

 

Special award

START-UPS

 

Applicants need to demonstrate that their case belongs to a start-up.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply for one of the main categories (Case studies, Innovation or Research), carefully filling in the optional section devoted to the Special Award “Start-ups”.

 

 

Special jury recognition

CHAMPIONS

 

The jury will recognize companies that demonstrate a long-standing commitment to Chemical Leasing and have been implementing the business model for a period of at least five years.

HOW TO APPLY

No specific application is required. Applications for main categories (Case studies / Innovation / Research) will be assessed by the jury and considered for “recognition”.