Honoured in the new castle in Stuttgart


Gerhard Daiger was honored representatively for the Dr. Walser Dental, whose dental matrices are successful worldwide, at the lending of the SME Award 2012 for social responsibility in Baden-Württemberg. 

In front of 400 guests from politics and economy, so e.g. Minister of Finance and Trade and Commerce Dr. Nils Schmid, Gerhard Daiger was awarded in the context of a solemn ceremony in the new castle in Stuttgart/GERMANY with the certificate "Socially engaged 2012" at the SME Award for social responsibility by the ministry for finances and economy and the Caritas.

For years Gerhard R. Daiger has donated dental instruments for Brazil, Tonga and the South Seas. He has also collected glasses and stamps unselfishly for the Third World for 19 years, for what he regularly calls upon the population and institutions to take part to this. The nationwide stamp action brings proceeds of 15.000.- € every year. In the fund were already the first stamps of the world which were donated and auctioned after. Moreover, Gerhard Daiger supports unemployed, founders of new businesses and companies, which turned into difficult situation, free of charge as well as pupils who don’t find any apprenticeship.

Archbishop Robert Zollitsch deemed the social engagement of the businesswomen and businessman worthy on the occasion of the prize day. Into representation of archbishop Zollitsch the Freiburg suffragan bishop Bernd Uhl said in the new castle that one likes to speak much about values. However, they could not be discussed induced and prescribed. "Today women and men are needed who show more with deeds than with words what is good. Women and men, who live the values genuinely and convert them credibly in their leisure time and profession, in family and enterprises", so Uhl on behalf of archbishop Zollitsch.

The Ministry for Finances and Economy and the Caritas in Baden-Württemberg awarding the SME Award already for the sixth time. The prize day is accompanied scientifically by the institute for Social Marketing in Stuttgart. All enterprises with at most 500 employees from Baden-Württemberg, which supports social organisations, welfare associations, initiatives, facilities or (sports-) organizations in a different way and put a social project together with them on the legs were Invited to the application. (Origin: CSR Baden Württemberg)

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