The multiutility also won the “Companies for Innovation” Award offered by Confindustria
Acea won the “Prize of Prizes", a recognition established by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers mandated by the President of the Republic, awarded every year to companies, industrial groups, public administrations, or research entities, responsible for significant innovation in terms of products or processes. The award was presented by the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, in the presence of the Minister for Public Administration, Fabiana Dadone, the Minister for Technology Innovation and Digitalization, Paola Pisano, and the President of Cotec Foundation, Luigi Nicolais, during a digital ceremony that took place this morning. As stated in the motivation, Acea received the prize for its “structured approach to innovation that led to the creation of an Innovation Board and two organizational units for innovation in support of the company’s strategies”.
Acea also received the “Companies for Innovation Award”, at its 11th edition, offered by Confindustria and dedicated to enterprises that successfully invested in R&I. The “Companies for Innovation Award” competed in the “Industry and Services” sector for the “Prize of Prizes", won by Acea, who stood out as one of the three large Italian enterprises that in the last few years distinguished themselves for their work and results in Innovation.
During the award ceremony, Acea Chief Executive Giuseppe Gola received the Prize of Prizes from the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella. “Innovation – said Acea CEO Giuseppe Gola – is an integral part of the Group’s strategy, in technological evolution terms and as a value shared across all levels within the company. In innovation we see the future. For this reason, at Acea we embrace a culture of open, shared, and participatory innovation, as the linchpin of the evolution of our services and to improve the lives of millions of people in the territories in which we operate”.