Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart has been honored with the Sustainable Entreperneurship Award (SEA) of Excellence Award 2013. This award is presented to those individuals who "... are simply extraordinary. They fight for their ideas and convictions. They ask the right questions and present appropriate solutions. They convince others and pave the way to a better tomorrow. In no other field are visionaries and pioneers as vital to the advancement of entire lines of business, of entire social structures even, as they are in the area of sustainability.