The International Climate Initiative supports ambitious climate change mitigation and biodiversity programmes carried out in partner countries by German federal implementing agencies, NGOs, business enterprises, universities, research institutes based in Germany and abroad, by institutions in partner countries and by international and multilateral organisations and institutions, e.g. development banks and United Nations bodies and programmes.
The tve Global Sustainability Film Awards encourage companies large and small to showcase through their own films, pioneering innovations and their impact on the world, their workforce, their communities and the environment.
The Global Challenges Prize 2017: A New Shape offers US$5 million in awards for the best ideas for a global governance framework that can better manage the threats posed by four interlinked ‘mega-risks’: climate change, environmental damage, conflict and extreme poverty.
The Humphrey Fellowship Program offers valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, and practical work experiences. Program fields in sustainable development: agricultural and rural development; economic development, finance and banking; natural resources, environmental policy, and climate change; urban and regional planning.
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.