November 22 | 2023

Watch at 3 PM – 4 PM Central Europan Time on Volvo Environment Prize

The entire Prize event will also be possible to see afterwards on our website.

Niklas Gustafsson says welcome and invites Martin Lundstedt, Volvo Group President and CEO.

Driving Change – The Power of Partnerships in the Green Transition
Martin Lundstedt talks to Niklas Gustafsson about why the Volvo Group has highlighted sustainability research for over 30 years.

Rewarding Pathbreaking Science
Niklas Gustafsson talks to Professor Carl Folke, Chairman of the Scientific Committee, about the substantial scientific and policy impact of many of the laureates since the first award in 1990.

 Premiere of the film “The Urbanized Jungle”
 A film about the 2023 laureate and his research in Amazonia.

 The legacy of Will Steffen, Earth System Scientist
Professor Johan Rockström, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

Jury citation
Dr. Sybille van den Hove, member of the Prize Jury

The challenge of preserving biodiversity – and having economic growth and equity
A session with the 2023 laureate Professor Eduardo Brondizio, Professor Marie Stenseke,  Dr. Anne Larigauderie, and Professor Thomas Sterner.

Award Ceremony
A message from Pamela Whitten, President, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.

Live performance
Music entertainment by Kristin Amparo.


Eduardo Brondizio

Eduardo Brondizio

Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington, 2023 laureate Volvo Environment Prize

Marie Stenseke

Professor, School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg

Dr. Anne Larigauderie

Executive Secretary, Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Thomas Sterner

Thomas Sterner

Professor, Gothenburg University

Pamela Witten

Pamela Whitten

President, Indiana University, Bloomington

Carl Folke

Professor Carl Folke

Chairman of the Scientific Committee

Sybille Van Den Hove

Dr. Sybille van den Hove

Member of the Prize Jury

Martin Lundstedt smiling for a photo

Martin Lundstedt

President & CEO of the Volvo Group and Chairman of the Volvo Environment Prize Foundation

a man smiling for the camera called Niklas Gustafsson

Niklas Gustafsson

Secretary Volvo Environment Prize Foundation

picture of a man called Johan Rockstrom

Dr. Johan Rockström

Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact

women singing

Kristin Amparo

Music entertainment