Watch the 2020 Award Ceremony
This one-hour video streaming event highlighted the urgent issue of biodiversity loss – and what to do about it.Watch the award ceremony
Countdown to this year’s ceremony on Nov. 12 at 3 PM (CET). It’s a virtual event – we invite you to attend!
Join the celebrations of one of the most exciting sustainability research areas
They work to preserve biodiversity, protect life in the oceans, and calculate the value of ecosystem services. Learn more about our laureates.
Since the first award in 1990 the Volvo Environment Prize has become one of the scientific world’s most respected environmental prizes.View all Laureates
Since the first award in 1990 the Volvo Environment Prize has become one of the scientific world’s most respected environmental prizes.About the prize
The International Prize Jury headed by Professor Will Steffen has the responsibility for selecting the laureate, or laureates, for the annual Volvo Environment Prize. The jury gives its recommendation to the Board of the Foundation which makes the final decision.The jury
A Scientific Committee headed by Professor Carl Folke does the initial screening and evaluation of candidates, which are presented to the International Prize Jury.The committee