FURTHER INFORMATION

Who Runs the Green World Awards?

THE GREEN WORLD AWARDS are operated by The Green Organisation, which was founded in 1994 as an international, independent, non-profit, non-political environment group dedicated to recognising, rewarding and promoting environmental best practice around the world.

THE AIMS OF THE GREEN WORLD AWARDS
• To improve environmental performance
• To encourage the efficient use of resources.
• To enhance the competitiveness of organisations.
• To support the wider goals of sustainable development, including social benefits through community and staff involvement.
• To help Green World Award winners to benefit from their environmental endeavours.

WHAT THE JUDGES ARE LOOKING FOR
Our judges are totally independent. They are selected because of their appropriate
environmental and technical knowledge, their professional backgrounds and relevant
experience. The judges can award up to 10 points on each of the following criteria.
They also have the flexibility to award up to 10 additional bonus points for entries they believe have particular merit. You do not have to be able to ‘tick all the boxes’ to submit an entry.

CRITERIA
• Environmental benefit: Does the entry clearly identify clear environmental benefit?
• Innovation: Does the entry demonstrate new/novel solutions to existing problems?
• Commitment to achieve by senior personnel involved: Have staff demonstrated
their commitment?
• Social benefit: Have communities or areas benefited?
• Economic benefit: Have reductions or savings been achieved?
• Quantitative evidence of impact: Are the theories supported by measurable improvements?
• Future further development plans: How do you intend to move forward?
• Possible adoption by others: Can others replicate the procedures?

HOW TO ENTER
You can submit an entry that highlights one particular environmental project; or you can submit more than one entry – each one covering different aspects of your environmental activity.

You can enter the same paper in more than one appropriate category if you wish.  OR you can submit one entry that covers your entire environmental policy and achievements. There is no limit to how many entries you submit – nor to how many trophies you can win. The choice is yours.  Entry fees are chargeable for each additional entry.

For each paper, simply write up to 300 words to summarise your entry; and you
then have another 2,000 words to provide the details and results.

Our judges will seek evidence to substantiate any claims made, and you can add
up to six A4 pages of evidence – testimonials, results, graphs, photographs, etc. Each entry will entitle you to a free ticket for the prestigious presentation ceremony.

• You can enter via the online form by >clicking here<
• by email to info@greenworldawards.com
• or you can send a postal entry to

GREEN WORLD AWARDS
WOLLASTON COURTYARD
HIGH STREET
WOLLASTON
NORTHANTS
NW29 7QF

ENTRY FEE
To help us to cover the cost of organising this global campaign – promotion, administration, judging, presentation ceremony, catering, trophies, etc. – there is an Entry Fee of £600 + Value Added Tax; reduced to £500 + VAT if paid in 14 days.  Late entries are accepted upon payment of  the Late Entry Fee – £700 + VAT, reducing to £600 + VAT if paid in 14 days.

Within this price structure, for each paper submitted you will also be given a free ticket for the awards ceremony – whether you win or not!

SCHEDULE
JULY 31: ENTRIES CLOSE
AUGUST: JUDGING AND WINNER NOTIFICATIONS
OCTOBER: GREEN WORLD AWARDS PRESENTATION CEREMONY
NOVEMBER: HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, LONDON CEREMONY

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: JULY 31 EVERY YEAR

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