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 2024, the People Awards are awarded on 11 September at an award show in Bjerringbro. The application modules are open from 8 January to 15 March.

Open to all compenies of the Grundfos Group

The Foundation underlines that although the application module is located at Grundfos’ intranet, we wish to see applications from all companies in the Grundfos Group, including Peerless Pump, MECO, DAB Pumps, Eurowater, Sintex, and other subsidiaries.

"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

Grundfos Innovation Award

This award is 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 three categories (each winning team is awarded 10,000 EUR):

  • technology
  • business development
  • sustainability

More info on Insite

Grundfos Scholarship

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 within a total framework of 30,000 EUR. More info on Insite

Grundfos India won the Community Engagement Award at the 2023 Grundfos People Awards. Photo: Lars Holm

Grundfos Community Engagement Award

The award showcases the best local community and charity initiatives across the Grundfos Group and acknowledged the good will and dedication of the employees. The prize of 20,000 EUR is transferred as a donation to a partner organization (NGO) outside Grundfos More info on Insite

Grundfos Environmental Impact Award

This prize is awarded to the people behind a project or idea which significantly provides environmental impact, reduces footprint and has global potential. The winning team is awarded 10,000 EUR. More info on Insite

Grundfos Health, Safety & Well-being Award

The prize is awarded to the people behind an initiative that goes the extra mile to improve our Health, Safety & Well-being standards. The winning team is awarded 10,000 EUR. More info on Insite

Together with their colleague Victoria Mulford, Deborah Petersen (left) and Letitia Winston (right) won the 2021 Health, Safety and Well-being Award
for their mental well-being campaign, ’Nelly the Elephant’. Photo: Ruth Pavion

Grundfos Culture Ambassador Award

The 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. The winners share the 10,000 EUR prize money equally. More on Insite