The Nordic Council Environment Prize 2019 will celebrate Nordic initiatives that through social, technological or other forms of innovation are reducing our material footprint by doing more and better with less.

The theme echoes and supports UN Sustainable Development Goal number 12, sustainable consumption and production.

Anyone can nominate a candidate, the deadline for nominations is May 15, 2019.

The candidate can be a Nordic enterprise, organisation, or individual, that operates in the Nordic Region and/or in relation to parties outside of the Nordic Region. Further, the candidate's initiative must have a Nordic perspective.

The nominees for the Prize will be announced in September, and it will be awarded for the twenty-fifth time at a ceremony in Stockholm on October 29, 2019.

The winner will receive DKK 350,000.

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