Skanska Business Units

Skanska Business Units are encouraged to participate in relevant industry and third-party awards schemes.

View significant Awards & Recognitions for the Business Units year by year since 2007 below:

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007



  • Skanska Czech Republic and Slovakia received the Environmental Leader 2014 prize for its Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) of their “glass building envelope with aluminum façade”

  • Skanska Sweden: Brogården, Alingsås, winner of the category “Living”, EU Sustainable Energy Week 2014

  • Skanska UK: CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2014. Refurbishment Project of the Year - Hollywood House and winner of the International Dilmun Environmental Trophy

  • Skanska Commercial Development Europe won seven awards at the CEE Quality Awards (CEEQA) including: Green Leadership Award 2014, RealGreen Developer of the Year 2014, and RealGreen Building of the Year 2014.

Health & Safety

  • Skanska UK Facilities Services was awarded the 2014 RoSPA Occupational Health & Safety Awards



  • Mike McNally, President & CEO Skanska USA, awarded the 2013 USGBC Leadership in the Private Sector Award. View film with Mike McNally on skanska Group YouTube channel.

  • Skanska Commercial Development Europe’s City Green Court was awarded Leadership in Building Design and Performance at Europe Region Leadership Awards

  • Skanska UK – overall winner at Chartered Institution of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Supply Management Awards

  • Skanska Sweden’s project Väla Gård received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certificate with 95 scores out of 110 – the highest LEED score for any new commercial building in Europe and tied for third in the world (March 2013)

  • Väla Gård, Skanska Sweden, won the Swedish Solar Organization Best Solar Plant 2012 and the Skåne Solar Award 2013 for the solar plant of the year

  • Väla Gård, Skanska Sweden, was awarded Best Green Building and Best LEED building at Sweden Green Building Awards

Health & Safety

  • Seven awards received from the National Labor Inspectorate at the regional Safe site contest (Poland)

  • Ostrobramska project awarded a second place in the competition “Build Safely 2013” by National Labor Inspectorate in Warsaw (Residential Development Poland)

  • The lowest Lost Time Accident Rate in the industry amongst large construction companies recognized by the National Construction Magazine “Rakennuslehti” (Finland)

  • The ABC Platinum Award including several local and regional awards (USA Building)

  • Several awards from OHSA, International Association of Foundation Drilling Safety Program, including four Zero Injury Safety Awards (USA Civil)



  • The Living Building Challenge project Bertschi school, Skanska USA, was one of the winners in the Center for Green Schools at USGBC’s Best of Green Schools 2012
  • Skanska Commercial Development Nordic won both prizes in the LEED category for Gårda in Gothenburg (New Construction) and for Österport in Malmö (Existing Building) at the Sweden Green Building Awards.
  • Skanska in the Czech Republic won the large company section of the 2012 "TOP Responsible Company Award"
  • Construction News Awards 2012 – Skanska UK best for Sustainability
  • World first to certify Jära Gård and Å-kvarteren highway projects according CEEQUAL International (Skanska Sweden)

Health & Safety

  • Four of a total of seven awards received from the Swedish Transport authority (Skanska Sweden)
  • Top Responsible Company 2012;  recognizing the focus on Ethics, Health & Safety and Environment (Czech Republic)
  • A number of Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents awards and from Considerate contractor and Considerate constructor. Some of these for several consecutive years (UK)
  • Best Construction Company Award in an occupational safety competition (Finland)



  • The Sunday Times - Best Green Companies Award: Winner, all categories (Skanska UK)

  • First in the country to be certified according to the BS EN 16001 energy management standard (Skanska Czech Republic)
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) Supply Management Awards 2011 - Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility award for their sustainable procurement strategy (Skanska UK)
  • Skanska Green House in Budapest received the country’s first LEED Platinum Pre-certification (Skanska Hungary)
  • World first planning stage BREEAM Outstanding for the Living Unit at Belmarsh West prison (Skanska UK)
  • British Quality Foundation - Sustainable Future Award: Winner (Skanska UK)
  • First office in Europe certified to LEED Platinum for Existing Buildings and Operations & Maintenance (EBOM) - Skanska project office Österport (Skanska Sweden). Österport sustainability case study>>
  • Eurobuild awards – Sustainable Developer for market education regarding solutions for the real estate industry (Skanska Property Poland)
  • Environmentally Conscious Management Special Award at the Hungarian CSR MarketPlace 2011 Exhibition - winner (Skanska Property Hungary)
  • Whole Project CEEQUAL (Civil Engineering Environmental Quality Assessment) and Award Scheme Award - winner, M25 project (section 1x) "Excellent" award (Skanska UK). Carbon footprinting on highways project - sustainability case study

Health & Safety

  • Winner of five out of seven Swedish Road Administration Health and Safety awards (Sweden)



  • The US Green Building Council's Leadership Award (Skanska USA Building)

  • Winner of the Supplier Diversity category in the Mayor of London's Responsible Procurement Awards (Skanska UK)

  • The Sunday Times - Best Green Companies Award: 2nd overall, Best Corporate Environmental Strategy Award, Best Company with a High Environmental Impact Award (Skanska UK)

  • European Business Award for the Environment, Skanska was the only UK construction company put forward for the European Commission’s “European Business Awards for the Environment” based on The Barts & The London Hospitals project. Barts and The London sustainability case study

  • Top Green Project, Greater NY Construction User Council (Empire State Building, Skanska USA) Empire State Building sustainability case study

  • Energy and Climate Change Program Annual Pfizer Award - The Pfizer Swedish office building, Silverdal, Stockholm (Skanska Sweden) Pfizer sustainability case study

Health & Safety

  • Premio Apolo Award ENDESA - Skanska Latin America received this award from the Spanish energy company Endesa for developing a procedure for maintance service on turbines, which helps improve efficiency and safety (Skanska LA, Peru)

  • Swedish Road Administration Health and Safety award (Skanska Sweden)



  • The Sunday Times - Best Green Companies Award: 4th overall (Skanska UK)

  • UK Sustainable City Awards - Sustainable Procurement award – overall winner (Skanska UK)

  • Center for Environmental Education (Kladno) - Winner of Ministry of Environment Ecological Building Award (Skanska Czech Republic)

  • Beyond Green Award - Sustainable Buildings Industry Council - Garthwaite Center project, Weston (MA) (Skanska USA)

  • Hagaporten III, first Swedish building to be certified according to "Miljöklassad Byggnad" (Environmental Classified Building), at the highest level Gold (Skanska Sweden) Hagaporten 3 sustainability case study

Health & Safety

  • 11 Royal Society for Prevention of Accident Gold Awards (Skanska UK)

  • Latin American Safety Award from ALASEHT (Latin American Safety Association)
  • European Campaign on Risk Assessment (Skanska Finland)
  • Rakeva award - Finnish Building Information Foundation (RTS), (Skanska Finland)
  • Swedish Road Administration Health and Safety award (Norra Länken 11 project, Skanska Sweden)



  • The Sunday Times - Best Green Companies Award – 5th overall (Skanska UK)

  • Energy and Ecological Award - Ministry of Environment -  Nordica Ostrava commercial project. (Skanska Czech Republic)

  • Nordica Ostrava – first EU Green Building certificate for a commercial project (Skanska Czech Republic) Nordica Ostrava sustainability case study

  • First LEED certified building (Gold), CSOB Bank, Prague (Skanska Czech Republic) CSOB sustainability case study

  • EU Green Building status, Hagaporten III, Solna.  (Skanska Sweden) Hagaporten 3 sustainability case study

Health & Safety

  • 7 Royal Society for Prevention of Accident Gold Awards (Skanska UK)

  • Premio Apolo Award ENDESA - Skanska Latin America received this award from the Spanish energy company Endesa for developing a procedure for maintance service on turbines, which helps improve efficiency and safety (Skanska LA, Peru)



  • Sustainable Contractor of the Year, Building Magazine (Skanska UK)

  • International Dilmun Environmental Award (Skanska UK)

  • Polish Association of Support Funds Beneficiaries "Leader of Eco-Investment " – Contractor category (Skanska Poland)

  • Self-sufficient energy village (Kněžice) - Ministry of Environment - Ecological Building Award (Skanska Czech Republic)

  • European Energy Award - Self-sufficient energy village Kněžice (Skanska Czech Republic)

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News Record - First ever Top Green Contractor (Skanska USA)

Health & Safety

  • 8 Royal Society for Prevention of Accident Gold Awards (Skanska UK)

Last updated: 3/16/2015