Cosetex in the Short List for the Mario Unnia Talento & Impresa award 2021 edition

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Cosetex in the Short List for the Mario Unnia Talento & Impresa award 2021 edition

Cosetex Silk, a prime example of Resilience and Innovation

Cosetex, its history and tradition, the search for a modern silk, “the material of the future”, its innovative projects in the field of upholstery T.Silk, collaborations with personalities in the field of culture, of design and innovation , its mindset centred on certifying the naturalness of the product, of silk’s anti-pollutant properties, its reuse,not without a criticism of the recycling system and fast fashion, obtains an important and prestigious recognition by entering the exclusive short list of the Mario Unnia 2021 Award.

Mario Unnia Talento & Impresa (Talent & Enterprise) Award

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BDO Italia* with the collaboration of Bper Banca, Ersel *, Borsa Italiana and ELITE, established the Mario Unnia Award in 2017 with the aim of selecting and rewarding companies capable of adopting innovative strategies and business models capable of facing challenges of the modern economic system, made extremely burdensome by the covid19 virus pandemic that has afflicted our social and economic system for some years.

In the 2021 edition, through the Rethink contest ,the aim of the award is to enhance those companies capable of responding promptly and effectively to the difficult macroeconomic context on the basis of the three Rs of talent:

  • React safeguard the business and the people involved;
  • Resilienceresearch for and ensure extreme resilience to one’s business model;
  • Realiserestart on the basis of new challenges with new and innovative sustainable business models.

Cosetex in the Short List of 28 companies for the final of the Mario Unnia 2021 award

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After an initial phase of preliminary analysis with more than 100 candidate companies, a Short List of 28 eligible companies  has been drawn up (12 companies from the North of Italy, 7 from the Centre Italy and 9 from the South Italy)

Cosetex S.r.l has been selected and invited to the reserved awards ceremony which will be held at the headquarters of the Italian Stock Exchange in Palazzo Mezzanotte Milan on 27 January 2022

A qualified jury* will proclaim the winning companies for each of the 3 categories (React/Resilience/Realise), in each of the Italian macro-regions (North West, North East, Centre-South and islands).

Among the 12 companies , the absolute winner of the Mario Unnia Prize will subsequently be announced.



The winners are soon to be announced
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*BDO is one of the leading international auditing and business consulting organisations. It is present in 167 countries, with approximately 91,000 professionals. Engaged in Italy for over 50 years with the endeavour of 1000 professionals and 70 partners, it has been involved in integrated audit & assurance, business services & outsourcing, advisory risk & compliance, advisory corporate finance, digital consulting, sustainability, tax and legal services.
*Ersel was founded inTurin in 1936. It was the first company authorized by the Bank of Italy to operate in the mutual investment fund sector. With a group of about 320 professionals and 20.2 billion in client assets, it is a point of reference in the management of large assets and the provision of consulting services.
*Jury chaired by Professor Andrea Amaduzzi (Department of Economic and Business Sciences – University of Milan Bicocca), Claudio Ceradini (Partner SLT Strategy Legal Tax), Marco Gay (Managing Director Digital Magics S.p.A.), Barnaba Ravanne (Chief Investment Officer of FSI ), Mauro Roversi (Partner di Ambienta Sgr ), Paola Schwizer (Banking and Insurance Department SDA Bocconi), Fabio Tamburini (Editor-in-chief of Il Sole 24 ore), Avv. Romina Guglielmetti (Studio Starclex).
*Mario Unnia Born in Cuneo on 1 January 1932, graduated in political science in Turin with Norberto Bobbio, died on 25/01/2016. Modern business scholar, sociologist, political scientist, writer, intellectual. Teacher and researcher focused on forecasting studies and corporate training, a role that led him to assume a leading role in the 70s and 80s in numerous large companies and projects. Founder of “Prospecta” and the magazines “Ethics of business and professions” and “Ethics and Society”