The winners of the 2019 International Green Gown Awards were announced on 10th July 2019 at our host partner venue – the Institute of International Education (IIE) – in New York as part of the United Nations High Level Political Forum.
The International Green Gown Awards celebrate the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the world and are endorsed by United Nations Environment and are supported by The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), L’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) and International Association of Universities (IAU).
The bilingual Ceremony, hosted by Jean-Christophe Carteron, CSR director, Kedge Business School / President, Sulitest and Sam Barratt, Director, United Nations Environment, crowned the International Green Gown Awards winners. The winners were presented with their trophies by Satya Tripathi, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Head of New York Office.
Established as the most prestigious recognition of sustainability best practice within the education sector globally, the International Green Gown Awards provide benchmarks for excellence and are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The International Green Gown Awards 2019 Winners’ Brochure below contains an overview of all the Winner and Finalist projects including their top project learnings along the way and their top SDG goals.
Congratulations to all!