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UN Environment celebrates the 2019 Champions of the Earth, Climate Scientist, professor Katherine Hayhoe, mini program and tree planting initiative, Ant Forest, the country Costa Rica for its ambitious policies to combat climate change, the Fridays for Future student movement for pushing immediate action on climate change and the apparel brand Patagonia for putting sustainability at the center of its business model.
The 2019 Champion of the Earth Award for Entrepreneurial Vision goes to Patagonia. Since 1973, Patagonia has placed sustainability at the heart of its business. Many of its products are made from recycled plastic…
The 2019 Champion of the Earth for Inspiration and Action goes to Fridays for Future. Fridays For Future is a movement that began in August 2018, after then 15 years old Greta Thunberg sat in front of the Swedish.
The 2019 Champion of the Earth for Policy and Leadership goes to Costa Rica. As it battles to preserve its biodiversity, Costa Rica has emerged as a global leader in sustainability, green development and clean.
The 2019 Champion of the Earth for Inspiration and Action goes to Ant Forest. The program was launched in August 2016 and promotes greener lifestyles by inspiring users to reduce carbon emissions in their daily.
In this short video, watch the best moments of UN Environment's Champions of the Earth Award Show hosted by Dia Mirza and Alec Baldwin and held on September 26, 2018 in New York City.
Mobike is UN Environment Champion of the Earth for Entrepreneurial Vision for exploring market-driven solutions to air pollution and climate change.
Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile, is UN Environment Champion of the Earth 2017, for outstanding leadership in creating marine protected areas and boosting renewable energy.
Paul A. Newman & NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center are UN Environment Champions of the Earth for Science and Innovation and their outstanding contributions to the Montreal Protocol – which has phased out 99 per cent of ozone-depleting substances and led to the healing of the ozone layer.