Europe’s Sustainable Excellence

The EUROPEAN GREEN AWARD brings national and international recognition for special achievements by companies as well as individuals and, with an international jury of experts, honors green, fair and innovative products, sustainable design, green marketing as well as change makers who have done excellent work for sustainable development in Europe.

Next Entry: November 15, 2025

Promoting Green Excellence

and make it visible internationally.

The EUROPEAN GREEN AWARD is organized by the non-profit organisation European Institute of Applied Sustainability (EIAS).

The mission of the EUROPEAN GREEN AWARD is not only to recognize outstanding ecological and fair achievements, but also to offer them international visibility as excellent sustainability players and future shapers through this platform. Especially young change makers with their green impact shall be promoted by showing their ideas and commitment to leading experts, the public and the green community.

Thus, the EUROPEAN GREEN AWARD contributes to Europe’s transition to a modern, resource-efficient, fair and competitive economy of the future.

European Green Award

Award Gallery 2024

Discover excellent sustainable products, product design, hotels, marketing and inspiring change makers who have made significant contributions to sustainable development in Europe.

We are a Non-profit Award

The European Institute of Applied Sciences (EIAS) is the organizer of the European Green Award and as a non-profit organization does not pursue any monetary goals. Each participation also contributes a social impact to OneDollarGlases and finances glasses for children in Malawi.

Guidelines Award 2024

The compass for a participation in the EUROPEAN GREEN AWARD 2024. Here you will find all information from the fees to the conditions around a participation in one of the announced competitions.


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    By publishing the award, winners and nominees can make their sustainable performance visible and increase the value of their brand. In return, they receive the Winner or Nominee label to use the success on websites, digital communication, products, trade shows, brochures or other promotional activities.

    The winners of a category will receive the exclusive trophy „The Golden Leaf“, will be included in the award list as well as in the permanent exhibition in the online gallery.

    Gold Trophy

    Winner Label

    Nominee Label

    ECO (European Green Awards)

    Competitions 2024

    The EUROPEAN GREEN AWARD honors the best sustainability solutions in Europe as well as sustainable change-makers in the following competitions with various categories.

    Early Bird March 1, 2024
    Regular Bird April 5, 2024

    Nominee May 8, 2024
    Winner May 31, 2024

    Early Birds: 290,- Euro
    Regular Birds: 370,- Euro
    Winner Fee: 1.150,- Euro
    Young Change Maker: 0,- Euro

    European Green
    Product Award

    Honors the
    sustainability impact
    of products.


    European Green
    Design Award

    Honors the excellent design of sustainable or social products.


    European Green
    Marketing Award

    Rewards marketing and branding achievements of companies.


    European Fair
    Business Award

    Rewards outstanding fair conditions for producers or solving social problems.


    European Green
    Hotel Award

    Honors Green Hotels‘ sustainability performance in five categories.


    European Green
    Innovation Award

    Awards innovative solution with an outstanding sustainability impact.

    European Green
    Change Maker Award

    Honors sustainable commitment of people & young change makers.

    Awarding Young Talents

    Five to twelve – it’s time for change: Young change makers with green impact play a crucial role in the transformation towards a sustainable future. That’s why we want to give them a platform to show their work to leading international experts and the public.

    Young people up to 29 years old who have, for example, implemented a sustainability project, created a marketing campaign, are active as an influencer or have founded an eco-start-up are invited to apply for the Young Green Change Maker Award as an individual or as a team WITHOUT A FEE.


    Next Open for Entry

    Submissions for EUROPEAN GREEN AWARD 2025 open November 15, 2024.

    Review: Team Performance 

    The team from Landgut Stober impressed the 2021 jury not only with their sustainability performance but also with their cooperative performance. This is because the holistically lived sustainability here is supported by teamwork, which forms an essential backbone of authenticity.

    New: Fair Business Award

    Awards are given to companies and products that provide outstanding fair conditions for disadvantaged producers and workers or solve important social problems with their company.

    Giving Partner

    Every participation contributes to sustainable change.

    Giving Partner 2024: OneDollarGlasses

    Each participation funds one-third of a pair of glasses for a student who cannot afford glasses themselves. This allows them to attend class and fulfill their potential because they have access to education.
    Because our mission is to improve the lives of as many future change makers as possible.


    European Green Award
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    European Institute of Applied Sustainability e.V.

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    1010 Vienna
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