Applications for the 2023 International Green Gown Awards are now open. Closing date is 31 March.

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For more information and how to enter, click here.

The International Green Gown Awards, in association with Allianz Global Investors, are supported by UN Environment Programme and are open to any university or college across the world.

Our Headline Partner, Matt Christensen, Global Head of Sustainable & Impact Investing at Allianz Global Investors, says:

“After a very successful start to our partnership with the International Green Gown Awards last year, we are looking forward to seeing even more innovative projects and ideas from universities and colleges in 2023 on how to tackle global sustainability challenges. In particular, we are excited by the addition of the two new categories to address the crisis in biodiversity and the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion. Biodiversity is becoming a major theme for financial institutions, and we are glad to see the higher education sector also coming together through the UN-backed Nature Positive Universities Alliance to play its part. Equally importantly, we must cultivate a mindset that every one of us is a stakeholder in our future and the importance of providing and promoting equal opportunities for all.”

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 Global Goals.

We are delighted to be working in partnership with The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)L’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)International Association of Universities (IAU) and the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative.

Click here to read about our 2022 inspirational Winners, Highly Commended and Finalists. Read up on their projects and watch the Awards Ceremony.

The International Green Gown Awards are administered by EAUC.

Please support the International Green Gown Awards

Students and universities are full of world-changing sustainability ideas, but for too long their Award-winning solutions to the climate and environmental crisis have been ignored.

Help us to get the word out and globally scale their brilliance.

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