The Environmental Media Awards by the Environmental Media Association (EMA) honors film and television productions that increase public awareness of environmental issues and inspire personal action on these issues.
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.
BigBooster is dedicated to French and international early stage start-ups developing innovative solutions with POC or prototype and international ambitions in 3 areas: Bio & Health, Informative Tech and Global Impact.
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.
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 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.