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Vittorio Alpi, Chairman of Alpi, was awarded the prestigious 'EY - Entrepreneur of the Year 2023' award in the Sustainable Business Models category. The award was conferred by Ernst & Young, one of the most authoritative consulting firms globally, in the context of the 'EY Entrepreneur of the Year' Award.
Awarding the most innovative entrepreneurs
The award ceremony took place on 29 November at Palazzo Mezzanotte in Milan, with the participation of important personalities from the business world and institutions. The EY Award is an important recognition reserved for those entrepreneurs who have contributed significantly to the growth of the Italian economy, demonstrating enterprise, creativity and commitment. The Prize extends globally, touching 150 cities and 65 countries, and each year awarding more than 900 prizes to the most innovative and successful entrepreneurs in the world.
Commitment to promoting sustainability
EY's independent jury, made up of well-known figures from the worlds of economics and business, chose Vittorio Alpi for his extraordinary commitment to promoting sustainability. In fact, the motivation for the award recognises Vittorio Alpi's merit for "having transformed his business model by adapting it to an ever-changing market, while maintaining a high focus on product quality and environmental and social sustainability".
Alpi's president has distinguished himself as an entrepreneur who, with dedication and commitment, has been able to transform his business, becoming a reference point in his sector with a keen eye on sustainability issues. "I am very honoured by this recognition," said Vittorio Alpi, "and I thank all the management and staff at Alpi without whom this achievement would not have been possible.
Example of entrepreneurial excellence
As one of the leading companies in the production of composite wood surfaces, under the leadership of Vittorio Alpi, Alpi has established itself as an example of entrepreneurial excellence, contributing significantly to the promotion of sustainable practices in the Italian and international business environment, a commitment also demonstrated by its recent attainment of FSC 100% certification.
The EY award brings further prestige to the company and reinforces Vittorio Alpi's role as a leader in innovation and sustainability on a national and international level.
As a professional partner for large companies in the automotive and marine industries as well as international realities in the furniture, product design, interior architecture and contract sectors, Alpi stands out on the world scene for its direct control of the entire supply chain, from logs to finished wood, starting from forest management. The company also has a deep synergy with the world of design, which has led to collaborations with leading names in design.