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Awards and acknowledgements in Italy and Europe

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September 2014

FAI Fondo Ambiente Italiano patronage for Oasi Zegna

“Ermenegildo Zegna has represented production instilled with civilization, industry harnessed to beauty” Andrea Carandini – president, FAI Fondo Ambiente Italiano.

“This is the first time FAI has granted patronage; it’s a sharing of values and motivation making it worthwhile working together, a collaboration of like minds and hearts” Marco Magnifico, vice-president, FAI.

May 2011

Oasi Zegna’s environmental upgrading project nominated for the Italian selection of the Council of Europe’s “2010 – 2011 Landscape Award” “for long-sighted investment in the maintenance and transformation of a landscape to make it accessible to citizens”.

February 2010

The University of Padova Historical Garden Group award Oasi Zegna their 2010 Galileo Medal in recognition of an “environmental upgrading project launched in 1938 by Ermenegildo Zegna, who cared not only about his wool industry but also about his employees’ wellbeing”.

June 2007

2007 Mediterranean Landscape Prize awarded to “Oasi Zegna – study, protection, valorisation, development and promotion of the mountain area of Biella” as the best public awareness raising initiative regarding the landscape”.

November 2004

2004 Business and Culture Prize assigned to the Oasi Zegna project “for its innovative, effective synthesis of culture, business culture and social responsibility, for having identified a virtuous path of civilisation and development supported by an advanced, dynamic vision of the environment as a cultural asset for both company and community. The Zegna Group has successfully upgraded its territory".

September 1995

Special Gambrinus Prize - “Giuseppe Mazzotti: Touring Club Italiano for better tourism” awarded to Oasi Zegna for having provided an “example of a vital family tradition that has succeeded in combining manufacturing with protection and valorisation of its territorial roots”.

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