Grundfos People Awards
The Foundation wishes to stimulate and reward the contribution of the Grundfos employees both at work and in their spare time. We hope to inspire employees across the globe to make a positive difference in their own and other peoples’ lives.

Every year, we celebrate one of the cornerstones of Grundfos’ success: Its innovative and passionate employees. As of 2021, the Foundation sponsors 6 employee prizes.

2022 Grundfos People Awards - winners

8. september 2022: Grundfos People Awards.

Award ceremony

In 2023, the People Awards are awarded on 13 September at an award show in Bjerringbro.

  • 10.30 Arrival, coffee and exhibition
  • 11.00 Introduction by Grundfos CHRO Mirjam Baijens 
  • 11.05 Welcome by Grundfos CEO Poul Due Jensen
  • 11:10 Keynote: Plan International Denmark
  • 11.50 3-course lunch including speech by Foundation CEO Kim Nøhr Skibsted
  • 13.30 Prize Ceremony (livestreamed)
  • 14.30 Mingling and coffee, exhibition, photos

Grundfos Innovation Award

Since 2013, this award has been given to an employee or a group of employees in Grundfos who, in the course of the year, have made a particularly creative and innovative contribution within one of the following areas: technology, business development, or sustainability. More info on Insite

Grundfos Scholarship

Since 2013, up to five Grundfos employees per year have a chance to win a Scholarship for studies or learning activities that go beyond the limits of a regular employee development plan. More info on Insite

Grundfos Community Engagement Award

Since 2017, we have showcased the best local community and charity initiatives across the Grundfos Group and acknowledged the good will and dedication of the employees. More info on Insite

Grundfos Environmental Impact Award

Since 2021, this prize is awarded to the people behind a project or idea which significantly provides environmental impact, reduces footprint and has global potential. More info on Insite

Grundfos Health, Safety & Well-being Award

Since 2021, the prize is awarded to the people behind an initiative that goes the extra mile to improve our Health, Safety & Well-being standards. More info on Insite

Together with their colleague Victoria Mulford, Deborah Petersen (left) and Letitia Winston (right) won the 2022 Health, Safety and Well-being Award
for their mental well-being campaign, ’Nelly the Elephant’. Photo: Ruth Pavion

Grundfos Culture Ambassador Award

Since 2021, this award is given to up to 3 individual winners role-modelling Grundfos values, Grundfos Key Behaviours: ​Accountability, Collaboration and Customer Centricity, or other culture specific elements. More on Insite

"Through the annual Grundfos People Awards, we strengthen the Grundfos values and reinforce one-company culture by sharing and learning from all good ideas in Grundfos and by acknowledging and praising excellent role modelling performance and behaviour."
Kim Nøhr Skibsted, Executive Director