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European Green Award sheds light on the horizon - it's green! The European Green Award was launched in 2020 and presents its first awards in 2021 for excellent sustainable solutions and for people who are committed to sustainability in Europe. European Green Change Maker 2021 [...]
2019 – Inspired by the European idea of the „Green New Deal for Europe“.
2020 – Founding of the European Institute of Applied Sustainability.
2020 – November launches Entry.
2021 – First award year with 346 entries from 8 countries.
The promotor of the award is the European Institute of Applied Sustainability (EIAS), which is a non-profit organization. The jury of experts is committed on a voluntary basis and donates its expertise and time to review the submissions. The income from the European Green Award finances the costs of the award, which is financially independent from third party interests. In addition, 3 Euro of each submission goes to the Giving Partner „EinDollarBrille“ to finance glasses for young pupils with visual impairments in Malawi. This enables them to continue attending school. And Young Green Change Makers from Europe are supported.
„The people behind the European Green Award donate time, expertise and resources to make outstanding sustainability solutions in Europe visible and inspire the next generation of green change makers,“ says Dr. Andrea Grimm, Co-Founder of the Award.
„Our ambition is to install an internationally visible sustainability lighthouse with the European Green Award that contributes to the transformation towards a European Green Economy and a sustainable and livable society“, Dr. Andrea Grimm, Co-Founder of the Award summarizes the founding vision.