The Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) is excited to announce the launch of the Biodiversity Excellence Awards for Conservation Heroes (BEACH), honoring outstanding individuals and organizations for their exceptional contributions to biodiversity conservation and sustainable development within the Caribbean.
Join them in recognizing outstanding individuals and organizations who champion biodiversity conservation in the Caribbean. Nominate those who are making a difference and honor their dedication to preserving the natural resources.
The CBF Biodiversity Excellence Award for Caribbean Heroes (BEACH) is a prestigious recognition for individuals and organizations making remarkable contributions to the CBF’s mission.
Named after Mrs. Eleanor Garraway-Phillips and Dr. Jens Mackensen, two esteemed founding board members, the BEACH Award celebrates their legacy. Recognizing leadership, innovation, and dedication to biodiversity conservation and sustainable development, the BEACH Award inspires others to follow in their footsteps. Through targeted thematic areas and strategic partnerships, the award fosters collaboration and expands the CBF’s reach.
Biennially awarded from 2023, the BEACH Award showcases outstanding achievements, amplifying the awardees’ impact. Join them in honoring these conservation heroes, promoting the International Biodiversity Day, and protecting the Caribbean’s rich biodiversity. Together, let’s celebrate and preserve the natural treasures!
What makes a conservation hero?
- Impact: The nominee’s work should have a measurable impact on biodiversity conservation or sustainable development in the Caribbean region
- Innovation: The nominee’s work should demonstrate a creative or innovative approach to biodiversity conservation or sustainable development.
- Leadership: The nominee should be a leader in their field and should have demonstrated a commitment to work linked to advancing the mission and vision of the CBF.
- Collaboration: The nominee’s work should involve collaboration with other organizations or stakeholders in the Caribbean region.
- Sustainability: The nominee’s work should demonstrate a long-term commitment to biodiversity conservation or sustainable development in the Caribbean region.
- The nominees must be actively contributing to the areas of focus, and have a proven track record of actively implementing projects and/or initiatives in the Caribbean region.
- The nominees will be evaluated by a panel of judges composed of representatives from the CBF Board of Directors, CBF partners, and experts in the fields of biodiversity conservation, sustainable development, and climate change. The judges will select one individual and one organization as the awardees of the 2023 CBF BEACH Awards.
For more information, visit CBF.