Swedish Chamber Achievement Award
nomination and jury report – Vattenfall
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors have the pleasure to after careful consideration to Award Vattenfall with the Swedish Chamber Achievement Award 2019.
For more than 100 years Vattenfall has powered industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernized the way our customers live through innovation and cooperation. Today their aim is to make fossil free living possible within one generation and therefore driving the transition to a more sustainable energy system through growth in renewable production and climate smart energy solutions for their customers. Fossil fuels will be phased out within one generation, and we are continuing on our path towards a complete phase-out of coal in our heat production by 2030. Customer centricity and sustainability are key for us in attracting customers, talent and investors. Customers are increasingly considering climate impact, social and environmental performance, and energy efficiency when choosing energy solutions and suppliers. Innovative energy sharing platforms will enable customers to sell and purchase renewable electricity.
With reference to branding Sweden; Vattenfall has done an excellent job during the last year not only changing their name international to the Swedish Vattenfall (waterfall but also by their new logo embracing the Swedish values. The colours are about showing confidence, transparency and leadership. Inspired by our heritage and the Nordic nature they are used scarcely, leading with white as the leading colour to provide air and space as well as allowing the eye to focus on what is important. Through the Swedish oriented TV commercials in 2019 they have contributed to promoting Sweden and Swedish values such as sustainability, responsibility, care, leadership and innovation. www.vattenfall.com
Photos by Hanne Hansens Photography