Deadline: 31 March 2022
Open to: any university or college across the world
Benefits: huge awareness, positive press and many other benefits
In partnership with and endorsed by the UN Environment Programme, the International Green Gown Awards are looking for inspirational sustainability leaders. Recognising exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by the world’s universities and colleges, the International Green Gown Awards set the bar and put every learning institution at the heart of delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The International Green Gown Awards are in partnership with the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), L’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) and International Association of Universities (IAU).
The ethos of the International Green Gown Awards is to ensure the lessons and example of good practice are shared and will put universities and colleges as leaders in sustainability as well as being able to continue their learning from global leaders. The International Green Gown Awards are administered by EAUC.
There is no limit on the number of applications or categories each institution can enter. Entry is free of charge but a suggested fee of $150 USD is proposed if your institution is able to do so.
The categories are:
- 2030 Climate Action – NEW FOR 2022
- Benefitting Society
- Creating Impact
- Student Engagement
- Next Generation Learning and Skills
- Sustainability Institution of the Year
The International Green Gown Awards are supported by the UN Environment Programme and are open to any university or college across the world.
Applying for an International Green Gown Award will not only motivate your team, management and students but it will inspire others in the sector to do more and opens the doors to new opportunities:
- Acknowledging your team’s efforts – engage your staff and students
- Raising your profile and showcase your sustainability excellence via events, case studies and videos
- Helping to gain recognition from senior management
- Obtaining regional and international recognition
- Joining a network of exceptional institutions with year-long promotion for your institution
Winning an International Green Gown Award will bring huge awareness and positive press to not only your institution as a whole but also to the profile of sustainability within it.
HOW TO APPLY
For more information, visit the official website.