2020 International Green Gown Awards: Finalists announced

The UN-supported event celebrates universities across the world for their exceptional sustainability initiatives

The 2020 International Green Gown Awards has announced its finalists.

Organised by The Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) and endorsed by the United Nations (UN) Environment, the Awards recognise the best sustainability initiatives at universities and colleges across the world.

2020 International Green Gown Awards: Categories and finalists

Benefitting Society

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (Peru)

Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Spain)

Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro (UAQ) (Mexico) x 2

Universidad del Norte (Colombia)

Quest International University Perak (QIUP) (Malaysia)

Macquarie University (Australia)

Northumbria University (UK)

International Islamic University Malaysia (Malaysia)

HEC Montréal (Canada)

De La Salle Lipa (DLSL) (Philippines)

Facens University Center (Brazil)

Ayrshire College (UK)


Sustainability Institution of the Year

University of Worcester (UK)

University of Oviedo (Spain)

Universidad Tecmilenio (Mexico)

Universidad Veracruzana (Mexico)

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (Peru)

NYU Abu Dhabi (UAE)

De La Salle Lipa (DLSL) (Philippines)

International Islamic University Malaysia (Malaysia)

Charles Sturt University (Australia)


Student Engagement

University of Wollongong (Australia)

Yale University (USA)

University of Strathclyde (UK)

University Institute of Technology of Saint-Etienne (France)

University of Cyprus (Cyprus)

University of Graz (Austria)

Universidad del Norte (Colombia)

Lycée d’Akwa-Nord Bonamoussadi (Cameroon)

De La Salle Lipa (DLSL) (Philippines)

Facens University Center (Brazil)

Belarusian State Pedagogical University (BSPU) (Belarus)

Supporting the UN

Finalists have been asked to identify four of the UN sustainable development goals – in the Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development resolution it adopted on 25 September 2015 – they felt their application particularly delivered on.

The winners will be announced at a virtual ceremony on 8 July 2020, as part of the UN High Level Political Forum.

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