In the name of Sigrid Göransson, Sandvik has launched an annual sustainability award to celebrate the best innovations within the company. It is an internal award praising our heritage of sustainability and community involvement.
The prize will go to a solution that has had a measurable and lasting impact on environmental, economic or social sustainability at Sandvik or in local communities.
“The Sandvik Sustainability Award in Memory of Sigrid Göransson” was handed out for the first time at the 2020 Annual General Meeting.
About Sigrid Göransson
Sigrid Göransson was born on February 23, 1872, in Sandviken, Sweden. She was the granddaughter of Göran Fredrik Göransson, founder of Sandvik and the daughter of Anders Henrik Göransson, CEO of Sandvik. Sigrid made the company focus on social responsibility and improved conditions for the workers at a time when that was rare.
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