Nominations are open for the 2017 Green Star Awards, a joint initiative between Green Cross International (GCI), the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
The purpose of the Green Star Awards is to recognise individuals, organisations, governments and companies who demonstrate achievements in preventing, preparing for and responding to environmental emergencies as well as to integrate the environment in humanitarian action across the world. Award Categories include Prevention and Preparedness, Responses, and Environment and Humanitarian Actions.
Individuals, organisations, governments and companies are eligible for the award, and may nominate themselves. For more information, please visit the Green Star Awards website. Deadline for nominations is 30 April 2017.