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Economic Award of the President of the Republic of Poland in Łańcut

Yesterday President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda presented the most important economic awards for Polish companies. This time, the nominees and winners of the 21st edition of the Economic Award of the President of the Republic of Poland were honored in the majestic interiors of the Łańcut castle.

The event was also attended by the First Lady - Agata Kornhauser-Duda. A special honor was given to LW Bogdanka, which was among the 3 highest rated Polish companies in the "Responsible Business" category. 

Present at the gala were representatives of the Polish government and parliament, ministers of the President's Chancellery, local government officials, as well as members of the competition's chapter and representatives of all nominated companies. Addressing all the guests present, President Andrzej Duda stated that the competition gala is for him a particularly important event of economic and national importance, emphasizing the role that entrepreneurs perform with their daily work. Congratulating all the winners, President Andrzej Duda asked the heads of companies to convey their congratulations and thanks to the crews of their companies that make up their market success. 

Please, convey warm greetings, thanks, respect and best wishes to all your colleagues from me, my wife, from all of us, also from the chapter and the Presidential Council for Entrepreneurship. 

said President Andrzej Duda. 

On behalf of LW Bogdanka, the diploma was collected on the stage in Łańcut by Dariusz Dumkiewicz, Vice-President of the Management Board for Sales and Investments.

We dedicate this award to our employees, who work hard every day for the success of the Company.  For us, the nomination is also proof of the high evaluation of Bogdanka's social commitment, for which we would like to thank the President and the competition's chapter.

said Dariusz Dumkiewicz.  

The course of this year's competition was presented by the Deputy Chairman of the Chapter of the Economic Award, Prof. Piotr Wachowiak, rector of the Warsaw School of Economics. In the current edition of the competition, the Chapter evaluated more than 140 applications according to strict criteria and parameters.

The differences between the nominated companies and those chosen by the President are indeed very small. They are trifles.  Therefore, you can all feel proud, and we feel proud of you.

said Prof. Wachowiak. 

The companies that were nominated in the Responsible Business category were Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka S.A., PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. and Unibep S.A. (winner).

LW Bogdanka S.A. highlights

Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka S.A. is a leading hard coal producer in Poland that stands apart from its peers in terms of its modern and efficient mining. It is one of the largest Polish hard coal mines. Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka S.A. chiefly conducts mining operations in terms of hard coal extraction, enrichment and sales. It supplies this raw material mainly to industrial offtakers. Supply contracts are long-term, and the product is sold to the commercial power sector and the industrial power sector.

The company has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since June of 2009. In August 2022, Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka S.A. returned to listing on the WIG-ESG Index.

Since October of 2015 Bogdanka has been a member of the Enea Group, the second largest player on Poland’s electrical power market in terms of the generation of electricity, which manages the entire value chain on the electricity market ranging from fuel to the generation of electricity, distribution, sales (supply) and customer service.