Published: 10 Feb 2021

The UN Environment Programme’s Champions of the Earth award celebrates those who fight environmental injustice, protect our environment, defend our natural resources, transform our economies, shape new and sustainable technology and lead political change. Nominations for the 2021 award are open.

The UN Environment Programme’s Champions of the Earth award is the UN’s highest environmental honor.  From grassroots champions and corporate leaders to political pioneers, the programme celebrates those taking bold action for our world. Every year, individuals, groups and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the protection and restoration of the environment are recognized in four categories: policy leadership, inspiration and action, entrepreneurial vision, science and innovation.

The public nomination process is open until 12 February 2021.