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Energy Globe Award - The World Award for Sustainability

The world's largest platform for sustainability - 161 nations participating

The ENERGY GLOBE Award is today’s most prominent environmental prize worldwide. It distinguishes projects regionally, nationally and globally that conserve resources such as energy and utilize renewable or emission-free sources.

The goal of the ENERGY GLOBE Award is to create the necessary awareness concerning solutions to our environmental problems and to demonstrate that each of us can make a positive contribution. The winning ENERGY GLOBE projects serve as examples, which are presented on the ENERGY GLOBE website and in the ENERGY GLOBE project database.

The international ENERGY GLOBE winner projects are honoured at festive ceremonies and presented in the media and on television. Large-scale awards were held in 2007 and 2008 in the Plenary Hall of the European Parliament in Brussels with the support of prominent people from all over the world. 2009 the ENERGY GLOBE gala was the opening event of the informal meeting of the EU Environmental Ministers in Prague.

2010 ENERGY GLOBE together with UNEP has opened the UN World Environment Day in Kigali/Rwanda. In 2011 ENERGY GLOBE had a record participation of more than 1000 entries from 110 countries.

Facts about the ENERGY GLOBE Award:

  • The environmental prize has been awarded annually since 2000.
  • The distinction of the ENERGY GLOBE winners takes place in the global spotlight of top events.
  • Venues include Japan, Canada, Belgium, Czech Republic, Rwanda, etc...
  • The award is presented in the categories Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Youth.
  • The monetary prize for first place in the international award: 10,000 euro per category.
  • In all some 6000 projects have been submitted for the ENERGY GLOBE Award.
  • The ENERGY GLOBE Jury is headed by Congresswoman Maneka Gandhi, former

Indian Minister for Environment.

  • International personalities such as former Secretary General of the UN Kofi Annan, former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev, the President of the European Parliament and EU Commission, world stars like actor Martin Sheen,“Columbo” Peter Falk, Bollywood star Aamir Khan, musicians like Alanis Morissette, Dionne Warwick, Zucchero, Robin Gibb (Bee Gees), etc., offer their servicesfor ENERGY GLOBE.
  • In 2009 the ENERGY GLOBE celebrated its 10th anniversary.
  • In 2010 the ENERGY GLOBE opened UN World Environment Day in Kigali, Rwanda
  • In 2011 the international ENERGY GLOBE Awards were presented in Austria in the city of Wels.
  • In 2012 the international ENERGY GLOBE Awards were presented in cooperation with the Austrian Association for Public and Social Economy (VÖWG) in the realm of the CIRIEC congress in Vienna, Austria.

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