Announcing the 2022 International Green Gown Award Finalists

16th June 2022

We are delighted to reveal the Finalists of the 2022 International Green Gown Awards, in association with Allianz Global Investors - with 56 Finalists from 19 countries from across the world.

The winners will be announced on 6th July 2022 as part of the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. Come and celebrate the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the world at the International Green Gown Awards Ceremony. Find out more and book your place at the Awards Ceremony.

The International Green Gown Awards are endorsed by the United Nations Environment Programme and are supported by The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)L’Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) and International Association of Universities (IAU).

Matt Christensen, Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing at Allianz Global Investors, says,

"It is encouraging to see the increasing engagement among universities and colleges around the world in finding solutions to solve the global sustainability challenges that are being faced. Congratulations to all the Finalists! We look forward to finding out more about their ideas on how the world can further step towards a more sustainable future."

Fiona Goodwin, Deputy CEO at EAUC and Green Gown Awards Secretariat, says,

"It is fantastic to see our 2022 Finalists from universities and colleges from all around the world taking climate action. Our Finalists are taking innovative steps to inspire and teach young people and take vital changes in both their own campuses and their local communities. We are excited to share their stories to inspire others in the coming months and can't wait to announce our Winners at the Awards Ceremony to show their journey towards a more sustainable world."

The Finalists span six categories, and demonstrate excellence and innovation in sustainability leadership in universities and colleges worldwide. This year features a new category, '2030 Climate Action'. More about the categories can be found here.
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