Green Frog Award Deloitte Sustainability Report Award


Green Frog Award

Deloitte Sustainability and Integrated Report Award

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Green Frog Award is a Deloitte Central Europe and other territories award for best sustainability and integrated reports given on annual basis. It aims to identify and reward excellence in corporate non-financial and integrated reporting in Central Europe and other selected regions. Green Frog Award is being supported by the Global Reporting Initiative and International Integrated Reporting Council. The criteria of the contest has been presented for consultation to both of the organizations before publishing.

About the Green Frog Award

The Green Frog Award (GFA) was launched in 2000 in Hungary and has been embraced step-by-step by other CE countries (Balkans joined in 2009, Czech Republic in 2012, and Baltics in 2013). In 2017, the contest was expanded to the region of Russia and other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States. From 2015, the GFA consists of awards at the national and regional levels. Reports rewarded at the national level will be automatically nominated to the regional level.

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Central Europe region (PDF)

CIS region (PDF)


The Green Frog Award consists of two levels:

National level GFA – Companies can showcase sustainability practices at the national level by submitting their non-financial and integrated reports, which are evaluated and rewarded by a national jury.

Companies with best reports will compete for 1 main national Green Frog Award and a few others in separate categories. Winners will receive a national Green Frog label for excellence in non-financial and integrated reporting.

Regional level GFA – Companies awarded at the national level are automatically nominated to the regional level. They are evaluated and rewarded by a regional jury. Companies with the best reports will compete for 2 main regional Green Frog Awards for the best sustainability and the best integrated reports and a few others in separate categories. Winners will receive a multi-national Green Frog label for excellence in non-financial and integrated reporting.

Key dates

Beginning of November 2018 – Selection of finalists on national level (main award and distinctions of reports that enter regional level)

November 2018 – National GFA ceremonies

End of January 2019 – Finalization of regional jury evaluation process

February 2019 – Final ceremony  


Reports will be assessed according to these criteria:

  1. Sustainability performance & strategic commitments
  2. Materiality
  3. Content
  4. Structure and creativity in communication (getting the message across)
  5. Impact measurement
  6. Financial and non-financial data integration. Please find more information on the GFA application process in the downloadable guides.

Find out more

How to participate? (PDF)

Award criteria (PDF)

Previous Green Frog Award winners


CEMEX Polska Sp. z o.o. (Green Frog Award Winner)

The sustainability report of CEMEX Poland was awarded for a comprehensive approach, transparency, conciseness and clearly presented information about the company's future commitments, such environmental protection. In addition, CEMEX Poland mentions its past commitments and their successful implementation. It also details the challenges and priorities of the industry. An additional advantage is the external audit of the document.

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ORLEN Group (Best integrated report)

The integrated report of the ORLEN Group was awarded by the jury for adequately selected content, materiality and balance of the information. The company accurately described its direct and indirect impact on the environment.

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ŠKODA AUTO a. s. (Honourable mention)

The report of ŠKODA AUTO (the Czech Republic) was awarded for its clear interactive form, transparency and external audit. The jury appreciated the report for including CSR goals into the long-term strategy of the organization.

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Magyar Telekom Group (Honourable mention)

The sustainability report of the Magyar Telekom, a Hungarian telecommunications group, was appreciated for a detailed analysis of the economic, environmental and social impact of the organization. Its strengths are the focus on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), external audit and user-friendly presentation of information.

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AD Plastik Group (Honourable mention)

The Jury appreciated the sustainability report of AD Plastik Group (Croatia) for a particular focus on human rights, which were the key element of best practices of the organization.

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Lubelski Węgiel "Bogdanka" S.A. (Green Frog Award Winner)

The integrated report was awarded for a strong connection of CSR areas with index data which shows the recipient the reason for selecting particular indexes.

The company has a profound understanding of the relation between business activities and human rights, especially from the point of view of the mining business, and it increases the role and significance of the report.

LW „Bogdanka” describes in detail the development of the investment and accompanying dialogue with stakeholders, which indicates strong awareness of the meaning of the corporate business responsibility.

The report was drawn up in a comprehensible manner with a special focus on investors’ needs.

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KGHM (Honourable mention)

Integrated KGHM report was given an honourable mention for a properly selected content, significance and integration of data. The company exhaustively describes its direct and indirect influence.

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Kompania Piwowarska (Honourable mention)

Sustainable development report of Kompania Piwowarska was given an honourable mention for the manner of content presentation. Its strengths include graphic analyses, particularly compact films containing important information from the recipient’s point of view.

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INA (Honourable mention)

The integrated report of the Croatian company is mature in respect of accuracy and importance of the presented contents. The report stands out of other publications due to the narration on significance in a value chain. The company was also awarded for progress made in reporting, especially in the field of data description, which is reported transparently.

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Plzeňský Prazdroj (Green Frog Award Winner)

There are companies such as Czech company Plzeňský Prazdroj — the winner of the Main Award in the Green Frog 2015 — which use the process of non-financial reporting as a management tool. This enables them to gather and summarise key indicators and to assess how the organisation delivers CSR strategy and defined goals in area of sustainability. Clearly a CSR report is not the beginning of activities but it also offers a comprehensive perspective of an organisation, based on numbers linked to business performance.

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Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. (Honourable mention)

Companies still struggle to show a high level of transparency. This includes third-party assurance and being open about challenges (e.g. data about women’s remuneration versus men). Transparency enables the company to create a report that can be a source of knowledge for investors and employees and is geared to build trust. Polish Bank Zachodni WBK received a distinction in the Green Frog 2015 in just that area.

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INA - Industrija nafte d.d. (Honourable mention)

INA’s first report was published in 1997 and they have been reporting, in accordance with Global Reporting Initiative guidelines, since 2004. Their 2014 report was integrated with their annual financial report for the first time, demonstrating the importance of sustainable development within INA and their preparedness to adopt new developments in the field.

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Petrol, Slovenska energetska družba, d.d. (Honourable mention)

The Slovenian Petrol Group’s report is a good example of showing a good understanding of what CSR means to an organisation and how it is linked to business performance as well as how non-financial issues influence value creation over time. Such reports focus on issues that have the most impact on the company’s performance; they are specific to the industry and are most important to the stakeholders as they offer a good balance between materiality and completeness.

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Ursus Breweries SA (Honourable mention)

Non-financial reporting can be challenging. The main challenge is the storytelling and offering a ‘human touch.’ The key to success — as outlined by Romanian Ursus Breweries — is to prepare a report based on dialogue with the stakeholders and to answer their expectations; to focus more on the stakeholders and what they would like to hear rather than focusing on what the company would like to say. Clients prefer fun and engagement, rather than reading 300 pages of an over-engineered report full of numbers and facts.

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Robert Adamczyk
Lead Sector Environmental Adviser
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

He is responsible for analysis in the field of energy, industry and infrastructure projects in Central Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States and North Africa. He is a leader for due diligence process management in the energy sector – including for wind power plants.

He graduated from Kings College London and Imperial College London. During his professional career he has engaged in more than 400 environmental audits and analysis including environmental impact assessments realized for professional and financial investors, the State Treasury, as well as, international financial institutions.

He has a wide experience in the process of implementation EU requirements including IED directive, running the process of Environmental Impact Assessment of energy-related and industrial investments.

Robert Adamczyk

Hans Daems
Group Public Affairs Officer
Hitachi Europe

As Group Public Affairs Officer for Hitachi Europe, Hans Daems holds responsibility for Hitachi’s corporate communications, branding and CSR activities across Europe.

Hans is responsible for Hitachi’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme in Europe. As such he is involved in setting Hitachi’s global sustainability strategy as part of Hitachi’s global CSR team, as well as developing and implementing Hitachi’s European CSR activities in line with the global strategy.

Hans is a member of the Board of Director of CSR Europe since 2011. In June 2016 he was appointed Chair of the Board.

He also leads the overall co-ordination of Hitachi’s Corporate Communications activities in Europe, including Brand Management, Public Relations, Internal Communications, Advertising, Sponsorship, Events and Exhibitions and Website Management.

Hans has more than 15 years of experience. Before joining Hitachi’s European headquarters in the UK at the beginning of 2008, he worked in different senior roles in the oil and chemicals sector in Belgium, France and The Netherlands. Hans Daems holds a Masters degree in Linguistics as well as a Masters degree in Communication Sciences.

Hans Daems

Iren Marta
Managing Director
Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary

As Managing Director of the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary, is motivated to promote sustainable practices, knowledge-sharing and cooperation between actors of the Hungarian business sector.

During the past 18 years, she has held four different roles in various CSR and Corporate Communication expert positions and gained experience in Customer Relationship Management, Integrated Marketing Communication, Stakeholder Relationship and Corporate Communications at Legrand and Holcim.

She has broadened her perspective internationally, while she worked for 17 years in the building construction industry and while she hold the European Regional Managerial position for 3 years.

Iren Marta

Marzena Strzelczak
General Director
Forum Odpowiedzialnego Biznesu

Since October 2014 she holds the position of the General Director in FOB. Moreover, as a member of the Management Board, she participates in the process of strategic development of the organization. She is also responsible for the coordination process of the Polish Diversity Charter and cooperation with the Diversity Charters Platform under the patronage of the European Commission.

She is an expert in the field of communication, CSR, sustainable development and diversity management. She gained her professional experience in large corporate groups, in the financial-insurance industry and in the energy sector.

She graduated from the Warsaw University and post-graduate studies on PR, marketing, CSR and sustainable leadership, among others at the University of Geneva and at the University of Cambridge.

Marzena Strzelczak

Agata Stafiej- Bartosik
Ashoka Innovators for the Public

Agata Stafiej-Bartosik is Ashoka is best-known as the leading global network of social entrepreneurs. We supported build networks of pattern-changing social innovators and find high-impact entrepreneurs who creatively solve some of the world’s biggest social challenges, among people Ashoka supported is Jimmy Wales (Wikipedia), Carlo Petrini (Slow Food), Casey Fenton (Couch Surfing), and Muhammad Yunus and Kailash Satyarthi whowere awarded the Nobel Peace Prize as well as 3000 extraordinary innovators in more than 80 countries. Before Agata worked in business, in consulting company PwC and for Danone, where she consulted and launched strategic programs connected with corporate responsibility, sustainable development and social engaged marketing. Agata co-found Social Communication Foundation, Social Communication Factory, ASB Consulting and Smart Kolektiv Association in Serbia. She is member of council at School for Leaders and Styki Foundation. Agata is also juror atEuropean Social Innovation Competition, Seniors in Action competition of Towarzystwo Ę and competition of Responsible Business Forum “People who changed business”.

Agata Stafiej- Bartosik

Jakub Wojnarowski
Head of ACCA Poland & Baltic States
ACCA Poland

He is responsible for sustainable growth of ACCA recognition and raising ACCA’s brand reputation in Poland and Baltics. For few years he was Deputy Director General at Polish Confederation Lewiatan and member of the BusinessEurope Executive Committee.

Previously, he held the position of Director for Programs at the Foundation for Polish Science and Member of the Strategic Advisory Board to the Prime Minister of Poland.

He holds MA in sociology and political science and is a former lecturer at Warsaw University. His areas of interest include financial sector, public policy, education and international relations.

Jakub Wojnarowski

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