Deadline: 30 September 2019
The award recognizes and promotes outstanding achievements within the context of the three areas of sustainability. It also recognizes people who demonstrate that globalization can indeed be more than the maximization of profits at the cost of the majority of the people around the world. Special attention in the selection process will be given to real innovation, role models and role potential that could be up-scaled and “globalized”.
The Objectives of the international ONE WORLD AWARD are:
- To promote a globalization that is not oriented on profit maximization, but on the three pillars of sustainability: ecology, social aspects, economical welfare;
- To recognize outstanding engagement and achievements in providing creative and highly effective solutions in the areas of environment protection and fair livelihoods;
- To encourage more involvement for a loveable, liveable future and for peaceful community building.
Contributions and Achievements
- Conservation of nature and biodiversity
- Improving the practice of organic farming and/or food processing
- Contributions to stop climate change (energy conservation or use of renewable energy)
- Waste reduction and waste management
- Fighting the spread of genetically modified organisms (GMO)
- Innovative business models and practice
- Fair trade
- Creating new jobs / fighting poverty
- The festive OWA award ceremony will take place at Rapunzel in Legau/Allgäu in September 2020 in the context of a big gala event.
- This future maker award that is endowed with a total prize money of 45,000 Euro honors people who promote and work for just and sustainable globalization that includes ecological, economic and social aspects.
- The OWA jury selects five winners from the submitted nominations.
- Nominations for the international ONE WORLD AWARD can be submitted from any country in the world.
- The OWA has no preferences with respect to certain geographical regions.
- The nomination procedure is very flexible and open, in order to allow for a wide variety of candidates.
- Nominations can be submitted either by individuals or by organizations.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply online via given website.
For more information, please visit https://www.one-world-award.com/