The World Habitat Awards is given to housing projects and approaches are sought that demonstrate practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to current housing issues faced by countries all around the world, can be transferred or adapted for use as appropriate, are already being implemented or are completed ie not at design stage or very early stages of development, view the term habitat from a broad perspective and bring other benefits as well, such as energy or water saving, income generation, social inclusion, community and individual empowerment, health benefits, capacity building or education.
The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival is a programming-driven, competitive event bringing the best films and books on mountains and the spirit of adventure from around the world to the mountain town of Banff, Alberta.
The Festival provides an opportunity for filmmakers and writers to meet and exchange ideas through the provision of seminars, on-demand screening facilities and social gatherings.
The COAL Prize highlights ten projects by artists working on environmental issues in the field of visual arts. The prize-winner receives an award of € 5,000 and is invited for a residency including an additional aid in production at Domaine de Belval (Ardennes – France).
The Champions of the Earth award is the UN’s highest environmental honour. It is conferred to individuals or organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the protection and restoration of the environment.
The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival celebrates mountain literature and film, bringing together filmmakers, writers, publishers, editors, photographers, athletes, adventurers, and – of course – readers. Prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories: Adventure Travel, Mountain Fiction & Poetry, Mountain Literature, Mountain Environment & Natural History, Mountain Guidebook, Mountain Image, and Mountaineering Article.
Managed by UN Environment, Young Champions of the Earth is a new initiative that aims to identify, celebrate and support individuals between the ages of 18 and 30 who have outstanding potential to create positive environmental impact.
The Green Alley Award is an annual European prize for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy. The aim of the Green Alley Award is to find creative people with innovative ideas about how to turn waste into a sustainable business model.