All French SMEs involved in sustainable development competed to Eco-Enterprise Export Awards. Organised by ADEME, Bpifrance and Business France, the awards provide recognition for the international efforts of French companies.
4 individual awards• Low carbon award: GreenYellow
A subsidiary of the Casino group specializing in renewables and energy efficiency, it embarked on its international expansion in 2010, 3 years after it was founded, and since then its international activities have grown rapidly.
• Start-up award: Microbia Environnement
A specialist in genetic diagnostics for environmental microbiology, this young start-up targets organizations and companies who want to ensure that their water resources are safe and to anticipate microbiological risks at their production sites.
• Jean Claude Oppeneau award – Jury’s favourite: MTB
MTB has 3 activities: recycling and recovery of complex waste, design and manufacture of machinery for recycling, and engineering and integration of waste treatment processes.
• Export achievement award
This Lille SME specializes in floating solar, and generates virtually all of its turnover from exports.