Winsemius Awards 2017: Announcement of finalists

Wondering which companies have made it to the shortlists of the different Award categories of the DutchCham Winsemius Awards 2017 for Sustainability and Innovation? Have a look below!


The first screening of all submissions received has been completed and the three finalists in each of the seven categories of the DutchCham Winsemius Awards 2017 are known. We want to thank all companies that submitted an entry for their effort, time and enthusiasm to participate in this year’s edition of the awards ceremony. Yet, there can only be one winner in each category. The following companies still stand a chance of winning a prestigious Winsemius award during the Gala Dinner at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on March 23rd.


The finalists are: 


Category Water

  • LooLa Adventure Resort
  • PWNT
  • Royal HaskoningDHV

Category Maritime

  • AkzoNobel
  • Heerema Marine Contractors
  • Keppel Smit Towage

Category Food & Nutrition

  • FrieslandCampina
  • Numidia

 Category Professional Services 

  • Appical
  • BCD Travel
  • Rabobank

Category Small Business Rising Star

  • Blue Wireless
  • Compass Digital
  • Otonomos

Category Singaporean-Dutch Cooperation

  • Damen Shipyards
  • NUSDeltares
  • XVR Simulation

Category Collaborative Innovation

  • Billion Bricks
  • ING
  • Unilever


Judges are:

Water: Mr. Vladan Babovic, Professor at National University of Singapore

Maritime: Mr. Lee Wai Pong, Principal at Consultants

Food & Nutrition: Mr. Steven Bartholomeusz, Head Advocacy and Communications at Asia Food Industry

Professional Services: Mrs. Suzan van de Kerk, Head Business Operations APAC at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Small Business Rising Star: Mr. Joachim Vandaele, Managing Director at the Hub Singapore & Venture Partner at B-Hive

Singaporean-Dutch Cooperation: Mr. Douglas Foo, Founder & Chairman at Sakae Holdings

Collaborative Innovation: Mr. Arthur Poh, Director, Enterprise & Innovation Hub at Singapore Institute of Technology



Category Partners are: 









Have you become excited to attend the DutchCham Winsemius Awards 2017 on March 23rd? Click here for more information about the Gala Dinner and make sure to secure your seat(s) today!