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Balance 2015 ENG - Prizes, awards and indices

Corporate Responsibility: Prizes, awards and indices 2014 The joint project E-PORT AN, in which the Lufthansa Group participates, secured the renowned GreenTec Award 2014 in the category “Aviation” (see from page 50, Energy and resource management). The US airport Washington Dulles and the local LSG Sky Chefs Catering operation received the award Best of Buildings 2014 from US Green Building Council (USGBC). The decisive factor for the award was the progressive use of modern products and methods, such as the microbiological system BIO-Amp™. A study commissioned by the German magazine Focus Money entitled “Mit gutem Gewissen” (“With a clear con- science”) honored Lufthansa in 2014 with the Gold Seal for ecological, economic and social responsibility. Lufthansa Technik received two prizes in 2014 at the Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance Awards: the first as best maintenance and overhaul operation in Europe and the second for its commitment in the area of employee qualification and training. In 2014 Hamburg’s Office for Occupa- tional Safety rated Lufthansa Technik for the third time as Company with an exemplary occupational safety system. Lufthansa LEOS, a subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik AG, won fourth place in the innovation category of Aviation Award 2014 presented by Flughafen Stuttgart GmbH for the operational launch of the hybrid aircraft tug TaxiBot. 2015 The US trade publication Air Transport World named the Lufthansa Group Eco-Airline of the Year in 2015 – for the second time in a row. At the tourism and travel fair ITB in Berlin, the Swiss climate protection organization myclimate bestowed a myclimate Award 2015 on the AirPlus Green Company Account of Lufthansa subsidiary AirPlus as a pioneer for sustainable financial products in the travel industry. The project “Free Route Airspace Maastricht and Karlsruhe” (FRAMaK) by Lufthansa, DFS Deutsche Flug- sicherung and Eurocontrol won the IHS Jane’s ATC Award 2015 in the category environment. FRAMak aims to prove that cross-border direct routes and trajectories in the airspace over Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and large parts of Germany are feasible from an operational point of view and offer many advantages. The initiative Ludwig Erhard Prize awarded the distinction Recognized for Excellence 4 Stars to LZ-Catering. With the four-star certificate the former, a subsidiary of the European Foundation for Quality Management, honored the high-level entrepreneurial achieve-ments of the expert for company restaurants. The Lufthansa career portal was honored by the research institute Trendence as best career website in Germany. The jury praised inter alia its convincing and highly recog- nizable design, its clear presentation of contents, its lively animations and its clear navigation. The Lufthansa Group is currently listed in the following sustainability indices and has received the following ratings: FTSE4Good Ethibel Excellence Investment Register Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe ECPI oekom Prime Rating MSCI Global Sustainability Index Series Every year, the Lufthansa Group and its Group companies receive numerous prizes and awards. This overview shows a selection of those relevant to sustainability: