Ecotone, winner of the Biodiversity Champion Responsible Business Awards!

Lyon, 1st November 2023 – Ecotone has been honored with the prestigious Reuters Responsible Business Award for Biodiversity Champion 2023! This recognition is a testament to our pioneering initiatives and true leadership in sustainable food.

At Ecotone, we’ve always believed in being food rebels with a cause, and this award underscores our unwavering commitment to putting biodiversity at the very heart of our business strategy.

The Reuters Responsible Business Awards are renowned as “the world’s leading awards celebrating leadership in sustainable business.”The competition was fierce, with businesses of all sizes and from diverse sectors. With over 700 applications coming from 51 countries, Ecotone was selected by an independent panel of 25 expert judges from all over the globe based on the innovation, impact and scalability of their work.

The jury’s words about Ecotone’s win resonate deeply with our mission:

‘It was a pleasure to see an organization that truly places nature at the core of their business strategy. There are some genius practices, from meticulously tracking ingredients to avoid pesticides to our collective action across the supply chain, resulting in the preservation of 90,000 hectares from chemical treatments and the fostering of biodiversity-centric agricultural practices. Everything we can do, we are doing, and our successes are a testament to our hard work. Well done, Ecotone.’

This award stresses our relentless pursuit of a sustainable future, and it reinforces our belief that we are on the right path.

We couldn’t have achieved this without our amazing partners, and the incredible Ecotone community that supports us in our mission. Together, we are rewriting the story of responsible business

About Ecotone
Ecotone is the leading company in Europe for organic, plant-based, healthy and fair-trade food. Headquartered in Lyon, France, our family of companies is committed to making food that supports biodiversity. Our brands include many pioneers and market leaders such as Bjorg, Bonneterre, Clipper, Whole Earth,  Allos, Alter Eco… With offices and production sites across seven countries, brand distributed in more than 80 countries, our 1,600 people embody every day our purpose: “Food for biodiversity”. In 2022 Ecotone becomes the highest-ranking food B Corp among large companies, entering the top 10 of large B Corp certified companies worldwide.