HB Antwerp wins Innovation Award

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Antwerp, 15 March 2022 –

HB Antwerp was honored to receive an AHA! Innovation Award in the category of One-To-Watch. These prestigious awards, organized by the University of Antwerp and the Chambers of Commerce Voka Antwerpen-Waasland, shine a spotlight on the most innovative research and companies driving change in the region.

Founded in 2020, HB Antwerp has swiftly risen to prominence, boasting a workforce of over 110 employees to date. At the core of their mission is a relentless focus on automation and digitalization within the diamond manufacturing process, coupled with a steadfast commitment to transparency. In an era where consumers demand accountability and ethical sourcing, HB Antwerp recognizes the imperative for transparency and traceability in the diamond supply chain. Understanding the origins of diamonds, the transformation process, and the positive impact on both people and the planet is paramount.

Receiving the AHA! Innovation award underscores HB Antwerp’s disruptive presence in an industry traditionally resistant to change. HB Antwerp exemplifies the potential for technology-driven solutions to revolutionize even the most entrenched sectors by challenging conventions and embracing innovation. This recognition not only validates their pioneering efforts but also catalyzes further innovation and growth.

HB Antwerp’s success story is a testament to the transformative power of visionary leadership and a relentless pursuit of excellence. As they continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible in the diamond industry, they inspire others to embrace innovation and embrace transparency in pursuit of a brighter, more sustainable future.

In addition to their technological prowess, HB Antwerp places a strong emphasis on corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. They actively engage with local communities and prioritize ethical labor practices, ensuring that their operations have a positive impact on both society and the environment.

By fostering a culture of integrity and accountability, HB Antwerp sets a new standard for responsible business practices in the diamond industry. Their commitment to transparency, innovation, and sustainability not only differentiates them from their peers but also positions them as a trailblazer in the quest for a more ethical and sustainable future. Winning the AHA!-award reaffirms their dedication to driving positive change and leaves an indelible mark on the industry landscape.