USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA); Guam (USA); Puerto Rico (USA); Virgin Islands (USA); Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Yukon
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International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.
Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group of individuals to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of environmental sustainability. Nominations will be accepted for scientists, urban development experts, economists, energy specialists, poverty adversaries, and others specializing in a broad range of disciplines related to the environment and sustainability. The research of nominees should be based on scientific grounds but must clearly show impacts outside of the specific discipline.
Since the first award in 1990 the Volvo Environment Prize has become one of the scientific world’s most respected environmental prizes. Laureates represent all fields of environmental and sustainability studies and initiatives. The Prize is awarded by an independent foundation. A Scientific Committee does the initial screening and evaluation of candidates. Internationally renowned scientists in the Prize Jury make the final selection of prize laureate.
Concern for the environment and sustainability is part of the core values of the Volvo Group, and has been for a long time. The Volvo Group are pioneers in developing vehicles and heavy-duty machines that use renewable fuels, hybrids and electricity. The vision is to become the world leader in sustainable transport solutions. Sustainability for the Volvo Group also implies creating shared value – not only for shareholders but also for communities and individuals. Part of these efforts is support for scientific research and innovations leading the world onto a more sustainable path.
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Online Nomination Form: https://www.environment-prize.com/the-prize/nominate/
If you prefer you may send the nomination by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you prefer you may send the nomination by post to:
The Volvo Environment Prize Foundation
c/o Marie Huss
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
SE-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone: +46 8 673 95 31