„Take responsibility as a whole. Leave nothing aside“. This magic spell shows Biogena’s basic attitude as CSR-oriented company. Here in short the jury’s reasons: typical owner-operated small and medium-sized company. Biggest market success of all candidates. Good company performance. Masterly creation of jobs.
Also the laudation on 21st October in the Viennese Hofburg emphasized the economic paradigm shift at Biogena:
„The winner in the category small and medium-sized companies is among the few internationally approved players when it comes to “Good health and wellbeing” according to the 3rd sustainable development goal of the UN: CSR-oriented general management of the whole value chain, further development of the business model as well as of the products and services around health and well-being determine the philosophy of the 22000 certified company with its consistent strategies for internationalisation.
The Hermes Economy Award is granted by Medienhaus Kurier (Media house Kurier) together with theBundesministerium für Wirtschaft (Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy) as well as Leitbetriebe Austria (Leading companies Austria). It is their pronounced goal to carry the economic achievements of Austrian companies into the public.