LEA SME Award for social responsibility

01/07/2013 

At the lending of the SME Award 2013 for social responsibility in Baden-Württemberg, the Dr. Walser Dental, manufacturer of the successful Walser dental matrices, has been voted in the top 5.

The undoped prize is under the motto "performance - engagement - recognition" and the voluntary social and social engagement of enterprises deems worthy.

In front of 400 guests from economy and politics, so e.g. Minister of Finance and Trade and Commerce Dr. Nils Schmid, Gerhard Daiger was honoured in the new castle in Stuttgart in the context of a solemn ceremony. The Dr. Walser Dental was nominated before. With a lecture and a picture presentation in front of the invited guests the company from Radolfzell was reported to by the prize lenders about the activities in the social area.

Dr. Walser Dental was honoured to the top 5 exemplary enterprises after that at the SME Award for social responsibility by the ministry for finances and economy and the Caritas.

Minister of Finance and Trade and Commerce Nils Schmid explained: "All enterprises which take part in the Lea SME Award put a visible sign of a social solidarity. You show how entrepreneurial behaviour and social engagement go hand in hand." Schmid stressed that socially dedicated enterprises as attractive employers can place themselves. "Credible CSR activities become a competitive advantage in the competition around the qualified employees getting scarcer in many places."

The Ministry for Finances and Economy and the Caritas in Baden-Württemberg awarding the SME Award already for the seventh 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)