STUTTGART, Germany, October 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
The German president presented the German Environmental Award of the DBU today in Stuttgart - 1,100 guests
The German Environmental Award of the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU) has been presented for the 19th time. The associate, co-founder and board spokesman of memo AG (Greussenheim), Jürgen Schmidt (48), and the managing directors of the company WS Wärmeprozesstechnik (Renningen), Dr Joachim Alfred Wünning (81) and Dr Joachim Georg Wünning (48), received the prize today in the Liederhalle in Stuttgart. The 500,000-euro award, the most lucrative environmental prize in Europe, was presented by German President Christian Wulff. Wulff praised the prizewinners as classic examples of how prosperity and well-being could be created and good money made using the least amount of finite resources and producing the least possible amount of pollution. Wulff: "With your innovations, you have not simply improved details, but have set new standards as well."
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