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FLOGEN AWARD RECIPIENTS GET FURTHER HIGH RECOGNITION : FLASH NEWS

Some of the past Recipients of FLOGEN Fray International Sustainability Award and FLOGEN supporters just got further high recognition :


Hon. Stephane Dion, recipient of FLOGEN 2011 Fray International Sustainability Award in the category of politics at FLOGEN 2011 SIPS ( Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit) in Cancun: became Foreign Minister of Canada on November 4th, 2015. We wish Stephane many successes ahead in a sustainable foreign policy


NASA Astronaut, Hon. Marc Garneau, a strong supporter of FLOGEN Stars Outreach, became Minister of Transports of Canada on November 4th, 2015. We wish Marc many successes ahead in sustainable transport policies.


Hon. Justin Trudeau a friend of FLOGEN Chairman Dr. Florian Kongoli became Prime Minister of Canada on November 4th, 2015. We wish Justin many successes ahead in sustainable governing of Canada.


Oscar Gonzalez Rocha, CEO of Southern Copper Corporation, recipient of FLOGEN 2014 Fray International Sustainability Award in the category of corporations at FLOGEN 2014 SIPS in Cancun was honored as Copper Man of the Year and received Ankh Award by The Copper Club in New York City on June 10, 2015. We wish Oscar many successes ahead in sustainable processing


Umicore Materials Company, recipient of FLOGEN 2011 Fray International Sustainability Award in the category of corporations at FLOGEN 2011 SIPS in Cancun was proclaimed the Most Sustainable Company in the world in the 2013 Davos Economic Forum.

We are sure they will continue to effectively help our goal to increase the level of recognition of engineers and scientists in the society and their important role in achieving sustainability.

We wanted to wish also continued success to the 2015 FLOGEN Awards recipients at SIPS 2015 in Antalya:

2015 Fray International Sustainability Award:


Ei-ichi Negishi, Purdue University, USA, 2010 Nobel prize in Chemistry


Elias Aifantis, Michigan Tech. University USA and Aristotle University, Greece


Cyro Takano, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil


Heinrich W. Gudenau, RWTH Aachen Germany



Queiroz Galvao, Brazil

2015 Shechtman International Leadership Award:


Lord John Prescott, House of Lords, UK (Deputy Prime Minister of UK, 1997-2007)