In AUSTRIA, the first process was concluded in November 2012 with the publication of the book and a closing gala. Following four further two-year procedures, we recently started the sixth procedure. The fifth procedure, which was scheduled for the end of November 2020, was completed procedurally, although we were not yet able to organise the gala due to COVID restrictions. This will take place in 2021.

The current GREEN BRANDS Austria 2021/2022 procedure is already in full swing! Companies and brands that have already been nominated will be notified and given the opportunity to participate. Numerous companies/products have already been awarded or are in the validation process. Those brands that have already successfully passed the procedure once will be given the chance to receive a new award and thus also the quality seal with one star through a re-validation procedure! Those brands that successfully pass the re-validation for the second time will receive the GREEN BRANDS Austria 2021/2022 Quality Seal with two stars; after three successful re-validations, the Quality Seal with three stars; after four successful re-validations, the Quality Seal with four stars; and after the fifth re-validation, the Quality Seal with five stars!

Since 2018, the GREEN BRANDS Organization is also Promoter of the

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Hubert von Goisern has been awarded as the GREEN BRAND Austria Personality 2020.