Ratings and awards
The sustainability activities of Austrian Post were analyzed and evaluated positively by oekom research, one of the world's leading rating agencies in sustainable investments. In particular targets and measures regarding environmental and climate protection were highlighted such as the relatively high proportion of electric vehicles, as well as the implementation of health and safety standards.
Austrian Post again is a member of the sustainability index VÖNIX in 2018/2019. VÖNIX includes those Austrian companies listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange which are leading in regard to ecological and social activities.
Carbon Disclosure Project
In 2017 Austrian Post was awarded an “A score” and included in the „CDP Climate A List“ as the only company in Austria. This prestigious recognition not only confirms Austrian Post’s transparent environmental reporting but also serves as evidence of the quality of the initiated climate protection measures. CDP is the world’s largest database for corporate environmental and climate change information and is extensively used by capital market participants to evaluate potential investments.
The CSR activities of Austrian Post were awarded with the „Silver Recognition Level“ by EcoVadis in 2016. EcoVadis is a sustainability assessment platform, which aims to improve the environmental and social activities of companies by CSR-Performance-Monitoring within the supply chain and to support companies in the improvement of sustainability.
IPC Gold Award 2017
Austrian Post actively participates in projects such as the “Environmental Measurement and Monitoring System (EMMS)” of the International Post Corporation (IPC) and was awarded with the IPC Gold Award for the year 2017.
The Vienna Letter Distribution Centre has been working with the OekoBusiness Wien project for many years and once again received the OekoBusiness award in 2019. Based on the findings of many years by the environmental programme of the city of Vienna, the location was certified pursuant to ISO 14001 in 2016. The main focus was on environmental aspects including thermal and electric energy as well as waste and environmental awareness. Thanks to targeted environmental management activities, the effects on the environment were reduced.
Post am Rochus awarded with the National Architecture Award
The new corporate headquarters of Austrian Post was awarded with the architecture state award in the category “administration” by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs. Above all, the decision to build the headquarters in an inner city location as well as the preservation of parts of the existing building structure of the original building was highlighted by the jury.
In November 2018 Austrian Post, won the 3rd place at the Austrian Sustainability Reporting Award (ASRA), the award for the best sustainability reports in Austria, in the category “separate sustainability report of large companies”. The ASRA honors those Austrian companies, which fulfill the requirements towards sustainable business in an excellent way and which describe it transparently in their sustainability report.
Energy Globe Award
Austrian Post was given the renowned “Energy Globe Vienna” environmental award in 2017 for its project of delivering letter mail with e-vehicles. In the category “Air”, Austrian Post was the winner of the “Energy Globe Austria 2017” award. At the beginning of 2018, Austrian Post won the internationally renowned “Energy Globe World Award” for its e-mobility concept. The Energy Globe Award is bestowed annually for outstanding projects with a focus on conserving natural resources, energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy.
EPCON Award 2017
With the largest e-vehicle fleet in Austria, Austrian Post is a pioneer in the field of “green logistics” and was awarded with the EPCON AWARD in 2017. The EPCON AWARD of the conference and seminar provider IIR is awarded for outstanding energy projects.
BMÖ Supply Chain Sustainability Special Award
The Federal Association of Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics (BMÖ) in Austria awarded companies for their excellent performance along the value added chain during the event „Österreichisches EinkaufsForum 2017“. Austrian Post was awarded with the Supply Chain Sustainability Special Award for its e-mobility activities and CO2-neutral delivery.
Sustainability Award for Logistics 2016
Austrian Post is the winner of the fifth Sustainability Award for Logistics. In April 2016 the company has been awarded for its project “The green world of yellow-branded Post – the model region E-Mobility Post and the project “Green Vienna 2016”.
Austrian Solar Award 2016
In 2016 Austrian Post received the „Österreichischen Solarpreis 2016 für Transportsysteme mit erneuerbaren Energien“ for its project „Model region E-Mobility Post and Green Vienna“.
The project „Green Vienna 2016“ was nominated for the Umwelttechnologiepreis DAPHNE and was awarded as DAPHNE Excellent Project.