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 Cities and Climate Conference conference will explore the latest advances in research and practice addressing climate change in cities, including issues of infrastructure, planning, governance, economics of adaptation, risk management, and their possible trade-offs and synergies with mitigation and sustainability objectives.
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).
Climate-KIC RIS Accelerator 2017 is aimed at encouraging the development of new businesses in the field of the low carbon economy through the provision of a service package and grants for selected participants from the RIS countries.