Applications are open for the fully funded UN Global Climate Action Awards (COP 26) in Glasgow, Scotland, in November – the foremost important climate conference since the Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015. This year also marks the 10th anniversary of the award program and its efforts to demonstrate that climate action is underway round the world.
Details of UN Global Climate Action Awards 2021
- Funding: Fully Funded
- Country: Scotland
- Open to: All Nationalities
- Deadline: 30th April 2021
The annual award program, travel by United Nations global climate change since 2011, recognizes the world’s most innovative, scalable, and replicable samples of action to tackle global climate change . This year’s awards will showcase people and projects taking bold and effective climate action within the areas of climate neutrality, innovative climate finance, and climate leadership.
A special new award category called ‘Climate Leaders’ has been added for 2021. it’ll recognize transformational and replicable government action and ambition at any level (national, regional, city, town, etc.), helping to strengthen the case for the rise d climate action and ambition that’s urgently needed to make sure the planet can limit the increase in global average temperature rise this century to 1.5 degrees Celsius and to create resilience to global climate change .
The UN Global Climate Action Awards shine a light-weight on activities which aim to assist achieve the temperature goals of the Paris Agreement. The Awards have for instance recognized transformational initiatives like the govt of Quebec’s climate finance program, Google’s Project Sunroof, and Microsoft’s internal carbon fee. Other past winners also include the world’s greenest football club, the primary all-women solar team in Lebanon, a Swedish chain that’s creating the world’s first ‘climate positive’ menu, and one among Africa’s first national environment and global climate change investment .
The 2021 UN Global Climate Action Awards will recognize climate action that’s already achieving real and tangible leads to three categories:
- Climate Neutral Now: recognizing efforts by individuals, companies and governments that are achieving real results in transitioning to climate neutrality.
- Financing for Climate Friendly Investment: recognizing successful financial innovations for adaptation and climate mitigation.
- Climate Leaders: recognizing transformational efforts by governments at any level (national, provincial, state, city, town) that are moving the needle on climate change.
Benefits of UN Global Climate Action Awards 2021
If your project is chosen as a winning activity*, you’ll receive a good range of benefits:
- Fully covered attendance to the UN global climate change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, in November 2021;
- Participation at the UN global climate change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, in November 2021;
- Access to policymakers and potential funders during the conference;
- Public recognition by the UN global climate change secretariat;
- Public relations support and media training; marketing materials, including promotional videos;
- A dedicated page about your project on our website; and professional photography.
Eligibility for UN Global Climate Action Awards 2021
Organizations, communities, cities, businesses, universities, governments et al. that are taking concrete action on global climate change can apply to possess their projects recognized by the UN global climate change secretariat as a 2021 winning activity.