Green Champion GCF Award: Nominations Are Now Open

Mon Sep 16 News

Green Climate Fund has developed GREEN CHAMPIONS GCF Awards to recognize and promote the most noteworthy and successful efforts to fight climate change. The first installment of the GREEN CHAMPIONS GCF Awards will recognize outstanding INDIVIDUALS and ORGANIZATIONS who are driving climate transformation. GREEN CHAMPIONS GCF Awards will promote initiatives that stand as examples of environmental, social and business-led commitments to combat climate change. This includes activities that limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions and those that encourage adaptation to climate change impacts.

Deadline of Nominations: October 15th, 2019

Nominations for #GCFAwards are open



✩ Climate Entrepreneur: A person or organisation making inroads in bringing the private sector into climate finance.

✩ Climate Youth Champion: A young person making a difference in responding to the climate challenge. The nominees must be aged 25 years or less.

✩ Climate Gender Champion: A person who has a track record in emphasising the inclusiveness of women in climate action.

✩ Climate Community Champion: A person or organisation central to a community’s engagement with climate action.

✩ Climate Lifetime Achievement Champion: An individual who is a recognized trailblazer in promoting climate action.

✩ Transformational Country Champion: A person or organisation in a developing country which has made notable progress in pursuing national interaction with GCF.


There will be a total of 6 winners, one per category. 3 winners will be individuals, 3 winners could either be individuals or an organization. Each winner will receive the same benefits package consisting of the following:

✤ Travel arrangements to COP25 in Santiago de Chile.

✤ Media coverage during COP25.

✤ Local Media Coverage in their own country

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