PAGE Ministerial Awards


What could have been more fitting occasion to celebrate sustainability efforts than the closing session of the PAGE Ministerial Conference in Berlin?

Taking place after two days of in-depth discussion on green investment, inclusive growth and sustainable lifestyles, the awards ceremony recognized the work of individuals and communities who accelled in putting sustainability-thinking into practice. 

The ceremony celebrated winners of four competitions, namely the:

  • SEED Award for entrepreneurship in sustainable development in countries with developing and emerging economies;
  • Equator Prize for exceptional local and indigenous community efforts to reduce poverty, protect nature and strengthen resilience in the face of climate change;
  • Cannes Young Lions, which in 2016 recognized young advertising professionals for their work related to the SDGs; and
  • UN Environment Champions of the Earth awarded to outstanding leaders from government, civil society and the private sector whose actions have had a positive impact on the environment.