We are looking for dedicated people from around the world – esteemed figures from the worlds of politics, industry or society who want to support and promote this idea and, above all, who want to establish sustainable entrepreneurship as the business model of the future. We need strong voices to carry our message out into the world – and in this way position truly innovative entrepreneurship as a new lifestyle.
Your tasks as SEA-Endorser
- Suggest at least 10 projects/companies for the SEA (provide names of contact persons and contact details).
- Position sustainable entrepreneurship as the business model of the future in your sphere of influence; create a new awareness and spread the idea within your networks and to the best of your ability.
- Help us to gain sponsors and to position the SEA in the business world; motivate entrepreneurs in your immediate surroundings to participate and be a part of the revolution!
- Incorporate the SEA and its founders as far as possible in your networks, so that the initiative can gain greater visibility.
- You can make your view of sustainable entrepreneurship (among other things) known in an in-depth interview (incl. photo and CV) on our SEA website.
- Further, we will present you as an endorser on our SEA Facebook page.
- Get to know new, interesting people from the worlds of politics, industry and society and use the SEA to expand your networks!
Support our initiative and give our children and grandchildren a better, sustainable future!
Alexander Schütz, AT
Sustainability creates fair framework conditions for economic growth, social fairness and a livable future.
Peter Hanke, AT
Sustainable management means to assume responsibility for us and future generations.
Markus Breitenecker, AT
The conscious and successful handling of our resources must not remain a vision, it has to become a matter of fact in our entrepreneurial future.
Werner Boote, AT
“Welcome to the Plastic Planet” - In his film, Plastic Planet, Werner Boote dramatically illustrated the effects of our ’Plastic Age’ and got people to rethink their behaviour. But companies still don’t keep their eye on the entire production cycle.
Karen A. M. Wendt, DE
For me today, Sustainable Entrepreneurship means achieving a positive effect for the environment and for society through economic activities.
Ron Cambridge, GB
Sustainable Entrepreneurship is much alive within people’s thinking, especially e-entrepreneurs, even if it does not always discursively refer to them as such.
DI Walter Ruck, AT
In addition to a company’s economic interest, the inclusion of social and ecological considerations is not only a moral obligation for entrepreneurs, but also one of the basic principles of any functioning economic system.
Werner Schrangl, AT
Sustainable Entrepreneurship means that in addition to profit maximisation entrepreneurs should also make the solving of social and ecological problems a guiding principle of their innovative business models.
André Schneider, CH
Sustainable Entrepreneuship means understanding that entrepreneurial action has to find a balance between economic, social and environmental challenges.
Viktor Wagner, AT
Sustainable Entrepreneurship means an entrepreneur’s responsibility towards his environment.
Ursula Fischler-Strasak, CH
Sustainable Entrepreneurship is the entrepreneur’s contribution to a better future and must consequently be at the heart of an enterprise’s strategy, decision-making and culture.
Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu, GM
Austria as a Central European country is playing a pivotal role in the development of Sustainable Entrepreneurship as the home country of the Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award (SEA) which is attracting global attention.
Julia Weinzettl, AT
Credibility, increasing staff satisfaction and ultimately a market advantage are the benefits of implementing Sustainable Entrepreneurship.
Geoffrey S. Kinsey, US
Sustainable Entrepreneurship means choosing to develop only those business ideas that can be sustained for generations.
Dr. Peter Vogel, CH
The new generation of entrepreneurs brings along an intuitive understanding that we must find sustainable ways of setting up and running ventures - one that embraces the notion of a healthy balance between the success of the venture and the well-being of our planet and people, that is financial, social and environmental success.
Jessica Scholl, US
I view Sustainable Entrepreneurship as any profitable commercial activity that responds to a societal demand or need.
Michael Hopkins, GB
Most entrepreneurs have a single idea and assume they will also do good. However the effort required to treat all key stakeholders responsibly is only just taking off.
Dr. Paul Rübig, AT
For me, Sustainable Entrepreneurship means thinking long-term, developing sustainable concepts, and then implementing those concepts.
Axel Friedrich, DE
People are becoming increasingly aware of the fact that things cannot go on like this – also people in the developing countries
Jakob von Uexküll, DE
Our economic system is to a large extent predicated on the principle of competition at the expense of the environment and of future generations.
Florian Haslauer, AT
In addition to innovation, qualification and productivity, sustainability is becoming an important success factor for the Austrian and European economy to hold its ground in the face of global competition.
Othmar Karas, AT
Sustainable entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility are about companies making a contribution to sustainable development – development that allows for the needs of future generations.
Claudia Kemfert, DE
The plan to expand the use of renewable energy is definitely practicable. Today, 25 percent of the energy used to produce electricity comes from renewable sources.
Richard Kühnel, DE
We need sustainable entrepreneurship because people’s environmental and social awareness has increased.
Marisa Mühlböck, AT
It is a matter of course that the corporate processes and structures along the entire value creation chain are based on responsible behaviour.
Katherina Reiche, DE
I applaud the Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award, as it enhances the visibility of exemplary approaches to sustainable entrepreneurship.
Reinhold Mitterlehner, AT
Sustainable Entrepreneurship (SE) is a key business model of the future.
Christiane Brunner, AT
First of all, it must be understood that the best way to deal with waste is to avoid it.
Elisabeth Köstinger, AT
The sea is a unique and noteworthy project. The award underlines the importance of sustainability and innovation in entrepreneurial thought and action, as well as the fact that these two concepts not only complement each other, but are also highly compatible.
Josef Mantl, AT
Sustainable Entrepreneurship is an innovative movement that combines technology, environmental awareness and a sense of responsibility, leading to a more sustainable world.
Mara Del Baldo, Italy, IT
Austria is a country that, thanks to its historical, civil, social and political traditions, has within it the seeds of the orientation towards Sustainable Entrepreneurship.
Matthew Olaide Adetunji, NG
The best way everyone can participate in Sustainable Entrepreneurship is through our communication and commitment-to-action.
Georg Kapsch, AT
Sustainable development is a plausible social vision. The SEA helps to spread it. Many businesses work already to develop an economic, social and ecological desirable future.
Thomas Greigeritsch, AT
For me, Sustainable Entrepreneurship means making an entrepreneurial decision, which follow the three-pillar-definition of sustainability – social, ecological and economic.
Harald Stockinger, AT
For me today, Sustainable Entrepreneurship means to encourage companies to think about the future.
Arzu Tekir, TR
Sustainable Entrepreneurship is the creation of new ventures based on a deep understanding of the ways that social, financial and ecological systems intersect.
Andreas Rickert, AT
Ultimately, it means being conscious of the responsibilities you take on through all your actions – entrepreneurial, social and private – and striving to make as positive a social, economic and ecological impact as you possibly can.
Alexandra Hildebrandt, DE
SEA stands for a sustainable social approach, which is also needed, along with the many small ones, to move and achieve something at socio-political level through strong leverage.