Volvo Environment Prize 2016 – Stockholm ($215,000)

Deadlines: January 10, 2016

Volvo Environment Prize 2016 – Stockholm ($215,000)


The Prize consists of a hand-crafted diploma, a glass sculpture and a cash award for SEK 1.5 million (approximately EUR 165,000 or USD 215,000). The award ceremony is in Stockholm in November each year.


Since the first award in 1990 the Volvo Environment Prize has become one of the scientific world’s most respected environmental prizes.

Laureates represent all fields of environmental and sustainability studies and initiatives.

The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded by an independent foundation. A Scientific Committee does the initial screening and evaluation of candidates. The International Prize Jury, a group of internationally renowned scientists, makes the final selection of prize laureate.


The Volvo Environment Prize Foundation invites universities, research institutes, scientists and engineers as well as other individuals and organizations to submit nominations for the Volvo Environment Prize. Priority is given to an individual or to a group of named individuals rather than to institutions.

However, anyone can nominate a person for the Volvo Environment Prize. Simply use this web form, and submit.

Read and follow the nomination guidelines here.


Use the Nomination form here.

The Volvo Environment Prize website is here.

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