Awards & Recognitions

Over the years Borregaard has received external recognition, both in terms of funding for research and development and awards.

Here are some of the awards:

  • 2021: A for climate change and forests, the international climate organisation CDP gave Borregaard a place on its A list for its sustainability leadership in climate change and forests. We also received an A- score for water security
  • 2021: EcoVadis Gold rating, for our work with sustainability and social responsibility
  • 2021: Home-Work-Home Company of the Year, for working systematically to increase the proportion of cyclists, pedestrians or public transport users amongst our employees
  • 2020: A for Climate Work, the international climate organisation CDP gave Borregaard a place on its A list for companies that contribute to positive climate change
  • 2020: The Stockman Award, The Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts for the best reporting to the financial market
  • 2020: Best Overall Investor Relations (small cap), the IR Magazine Awards Europe – for leading the way in investor relations
  • 2020: The Export Award 2020, awarded by Export Credit Norway, GIEK and Innovation Norway, for having succeeded in building value in Norway through foreign markets
  • 2019: A for Climate Work, the international climate organisation CDP gave Borregaard a place on its A list for companies that contribute to positive climate change
  • 2019: Senior Profile of the Year, Centre for Senior Policy, for our work on lifelong learning and internal mobility
  • 2019: Spring 2019 Achievement Award, Biorenewable Deployment Consortium, for outstanding achievements and continuous contributions as the world leader in the development of lignin based renewable products
  • 2019: No.1 in sustainability communication, The Governance Group and BI Norwegian Business School ranked Borregaard as number 1 of 100 assessed companies in the field of sustainability communication
  • 2018: Corporate Excellence Award 2018 Norway, Hérens Quality Asset Management AG - for being the best publicly-listed company in Norway
  • 2018: Best Overall Investor Relations (small cap), the IR Magazine Awards Europe – for leading the way in investor relations
  • 2018: Among the best in sustainability communication, The Governance Group and BCW ranked Borregaard as number 8 of 100 assessed companies in the field of sustainability communication
  • 2017: HR Norway's Competence Award 2017 for strategic and focused work with competence development
  • 2017: The Stockman Award, The Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts for the best reporting to the financial market
  • 2016: Company of the year, Sarpsborg Industry Association and Sarpsborg Arbeiderblad for its good business practice, innovativeness, social engagement and demonstration of growth and employment
  • 2016: The Norwegian pulp and paper prize, PFI – Paper and fibre research institute is awarded Borregaard employees; Kristin Misund, Gisle L. Johansen and Gudbrand Rødsrud
  • 2016: The Industry’s Climate Award, NHO, NTNU and Zero for driving "the green shift" forward
  • 2015: Research Council Innovation Award, The Norwegian Research Council for systematic and long-term efforts in research, development and innovation
  • 2014: The Stockman Award, The Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts for the best reporting to the financial market
  • 2014: Norway’s smartest industrial company, Federation of Norwegian Industries and Siemens for implementing smart technology in a smart way
  • 2013: Most innovative newcomer, The European Commission, European Small and Mid-cap Awards
  • 2013: The Norwegian pulp and paper award, PFI – Paper and fibre research institute
  • 2011: Most Innovative Environmental Technology, Technoport Awards