Laureates represent a wide span of knowledge and areas of importance. Previous laureates include economists, biologists, urban development experts, resource and hazard specialists, poverty adversaries and others exploring the paths to a sustainable world. More than 40 scientists have received the award since 1990. Two of the laureates subsequently won Nobel Prizes.

About the prize

The Volvo Environment Prize celebrates 35 Years

Many of the prize winners have been trail-blazers and have helped to shape the modern sustainability agenda

30 year celebration (1:45 min)