EFQM Global Excellence Award 2017

The Award Winners are announced!

We are glad to announce the results of this year's EFQM Global Excellence Award!


Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is a government owned utility with the sole responsibility for supplying electricity and water to the Emirate of Dubai. DEWA owns, operates and maintains power stations and desalination plants, aquifers, power and water transmission lines and power and water distribution networks in Dubai. Their power generation and water desalination stations are mainly fuelled by natural gas. 

Glasgow Housing Association

At GHA, Scotland’s biggest social landlord, our mission is ‘Better Homes, Better Lives, a Better Glasgow.’ We provide 41,500 quality, affordable homes to rent and are currently building hundreds more new homes in our communities. We also work hard, with our partners, to support tenants and their families to get the most out of their lives. That includes creating jobs and training opportunities and supporting, in a range of ways, our most vulnerable customers. 

Robert Bosch GmbH, Blaichach Plant (BhP)

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. The company employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide and generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. With a workforce of around 3,400 the plant Blaichach/Immenstadt is the biggest industrial employer in the Allgäu region and manufactures mainly electronic brake control systems (ABS and ESP®) , braking systems for electric and hybrid vehicles, components for gasoline injection and driver assistance systems as well as sensors for the powertrain.


Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal, S.A.
Prize Winner in Harnessing Creativity & Innovation

Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal, S.A. is a production plant and Research & Development Centre of complex electronic systems. Currently, the plant produces a wide portfolio that spans across navigation systems, instrumentation systems and highend car radios for the automotive industry, steering angle sensors for ESP‐system, electronic controllers for heating equipment, and controllers for household appliances. Over the years, the know‐how of more than 2000 associates turned the company into a reference in the electronics market. 

Bosch Rodez Plant
Prize Winner in Adding Value for Customers, Developing Organisational Capabilities & Leading with Vision, Inspiration & Integrity

With approximately 1,500 associates, the Bosch Rodez Plant is the largest Bosch factory in France. Located in the Midi‐Pyrénées region, it is the top private‐sector employer in the Aveyron department and provides work for approximately 10,000 people. The Plant manufactures 3 types of energy saving and emission‐reducing diesel components: Common Rail Injectors, Injector Nozzles, and Glow Plugs. 

Geriatrische Gesundheitszentren der Stadt Graz (GGZ)
Prize Winner in Leading with Vision, Inspiration & Integrity & Succeeding through the Talent of People

The Geriatric Health Centres of the City of Graz (GGZ) are a non‐profit, public service organisation operating in the public health and social services sector as a municipal enterprise. They provide around 20 graduated care forms for patients and elderly people. They consist of the Albert Schweitzer Clinic, Albert Schweitzer Hospice, Assisted Living and 4 Nursing homes. There are in total about 800 patients, residents or day‐care‐patients per day. 

Hospital Universitario Infanta Elena
Prize Winner in Adding Value for Customers

Hospital Universitario Infanta Elena (HUIE) is a privately managed hospital belonging to the network of public hospitals of the Madrid region. HUIE belongs to Quirónsalud Group, a leading private healthcare group in Spain. Its area of direct influence comprises 4 municipalities with around 113,000 inhabitants. The hospital features 136 inpatient beds, 8 individual ICU stations and eight neonatal stations, 8 ORs, .an endoscopy unit with three endoscopy suites, an obstetrics block with two predelivery rooms, 4 delivery rooms, 88 outpatient examination and consultation rooms, and 17 daystay stations for adult patients. 

Sanitas Hospitales
Prize Winner in Adding Value for Customers

Sanitas Group is specialised in healthcare and social healthcare services. The group is made of the following organisations: Sanitas Insurance, Sanitas Hospitals, Sanitas Residential and Sanitas Healthcare Services. Sanitas Hospitales (SH) is responsible for managing the hospitals infrastructure within the Group. SH’s own network is composed of 4 hospitals, 20 multi‐speciality centres and Sanitas Acude (emergency care at home). 

Tarsus Belediyesi (Municipality)
Prize Winner in Adding Value for Customers

Tarsus is a city in south-central Turkey, in the Mediterranean and is part of the Mersin Metropolitan Area. With its ten thousand years old history it is the centre of tourism with historical sites such as Eshab-ı Kehf Cave, Prophet Danial’s Grave or Cleopatra Gate. Service area of the Tarsus Municipality covers an area of 202.400 hectares including 179 neighbourhoods. It has a population of 327.000 people where 76% are located in the town centre neighbourhoods and 24% live in rural neighbourhoods. Tarsus provides the necessary local and common services to 327.00 citizens from birth to death with its 608 employees. 


Mando Corporation Poland Sp. z.o.o.

Mando Poland (MCP) operates in the automotive industry, producing complex systems which provide comfort and safety for vehicle use. The products include brake calipers, suspensions and steering gears. MCP is the only plant in Europe that manufactures three different chassis subsystems in one location assuring highest quality at the same time. It is possible due to a clearly defined vision as well as devoted and talented employees who share the Company’s values.  

West Lothian Council  

West Lothian Council (WLC) is the ninth largest local authority in Scotland with over 8,000 employees delivering a diverse range of vital services to the people and businesses of West Lothian. We provide around 100 key public services, including; schools and nurseries, social care, housing, roads, land and environmental services, local development and planning, support for business enterprise, libraries and a range of other key frontline services such as; community centres, arts and leisure. 



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