The Sustainable Tourism Partnership Programme (STPP) are encouraging the travel trade to submit nominations for the 2014 Champions of the Earth, the United Nations’ highest environment award that honours outstanding visionaries and leaders in the fields of environment, Green Economy and sustainable development.
Marking the 10th successful year as the most prestigious global award on the environment, the Champions of the Earth Awards has honored some of the most influential leaders worldwide, including Al Gore, Marina Silva, Google Earth, Mikhail Gorbachev and Prince Albert II of Monaco.
Tell us who your Champions of the Earth are!
We’re looking for outstanding individuals, pioneers and trailblazers whose work has had a significant and positive impact on the environment. These are the leaders who have been providing the vision, policies, pathways and actions that exemplify the balanced integration of the environment with the economic and social pillars of sustainable development. These are the far-seeing advocates that drive the transition to an inclusive Green Economy in both developed and developing countries.
The 2014 Champions of the Earth Awards will recognize exemplary leaders in the following categories:
- Policy Leadership
- Science and Innovation
- Entrepreneurial Vision
- Inspiration and Action
Nominations must be submitted online by 14 March 2014.
Announcement of Winners
Winners will be announced at an international media conference in New York in November and will be presented with their awards at a high-level Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner on the same day. This prestigious event will be attended by senior officials from the UN and the diplomatic corps, UNEP Goodwill Ambassadors and other celebrities, executives from the private sector, members of the global NGO community, and the international media.
Click here to nominate your Champion of the Earth: www.unep.org/champions