Volvo Environment Prize

The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded for outstanding innovations or scientific discoveries, which in broad terms fall within the environmental field. Laureates represent all fields of environmental and sustainability studies and initiatives. The Prize includes a cash award of SEK 1.5 million (approximately EUR 150,000 or USD 160,000).

Eligibility: The research of nominees should be based on scientific grounds but must clearly show impacts outside of the specific discipline. No self nominations. Anyone can nominate a person for the Volvo Environment Prize.

Note: If institutional nomination/external expert review is sought (individuals may also nominate candidates outside of the institutional process), please submit a candidate suggestion form by the internal deadline to recommend a candidate to the President’s Advisory Committee on Awards, Honours and Prizes. For more information, please contact

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Upcoming Deadlines

January 10, 2023January 10, 2023 Verified Date
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Volvo Environment Prize Recognizes outstanding innovations or scientific discoveries which broadly fall within the area of environment and sustainable development. .