2022 Finalists

Announcing the 2022 International Green Gown Award Finalists

We are delighted to reveal the Finalists of the 2022 International Green Gown Awards, in association with Allianz Global Investors - with 56 Finalists from 19 countries from across the world.

The winners will be announced on 6th July 2022 as part of the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. Come and celebrate the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the world at the International Green Gown Awards Ceremony. Find out more and book your place at the Awards Ceremony.

The International Green Gown Awards are endorsed by United Nations Environment Programme and are supported by The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)L’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) and International Association of Universities (IAU).

Matt Christensen, Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing at Allianz Global Investors, says,
"It is encouraging to see the increasing engagement among universities and colleges around the world in finding solutions to solve the global sustainability challenges that are being faced. Congratulations to all the Finalists! We look forward to finding out more about their ideas on how the world can further step towards a more sustainable future."

Fiona Goodwin, Deputy CEO at EAUC and Green Gown Awards Secretariat, says,
"It is fantastic to see our 2022 Finalists from universities and colleges from all around the world taking climate action. Our Finalists are taking innovative steps to inspire and teach young people and take vital changes in both their own campuses and their local communities. We are excited to share their stories to inspire others in the coming months and can't wait to announce our Winners at the Awards Ceremony to show their journey towards a more sustainable world."

Meet our Finalists. Expand the category buttons below to find out more.

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2030 Climate Action

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American International University, Bangladesh

American International University, Bangladesh

Internet of Things - based smart energy meter to augment residential energy consumption

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Assam Don Bosco University, India

Assam Don Bosco University, India

Mathematical model to estimate the maximum power output of a PV array during partial shading condition

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Bridgend College, UK

Bridgend College, UK

The ‘spider’s web’ - an extraordinary vision for zero emissions

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Chiba University of Commerce, Japan

Chiba University of Commerce, Japan

CUC, the first 100% renewable energy university in Japan

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IMT Nord Europe, France

IMT Nord Europe, France

I’M Tomorrow New Energy: return to your roots

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International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

Go Green for Climate Change

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Kwekwe Polytechnic, Zimbabwe

Kwekwe Polytechnic, Zimbabwe

Reducing Emissions from De-forestation in the Processing of Macadamia through the value addition of macadamia waste

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RMIT University, Australia

RMIT University, Australia

The RMIT Journey Towards Carbon Neutral

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The University of Edinburgh, UK

The University of Edinburgh, UK

Positive Futures: Addressing the climate crisis through a whole institution approach

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University of Sopron, Hungary

University of Sopron, Hungary

Climate+ hat-trick footsteps towards a sustainable future

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Benefitting Society

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De La Salle Lipa, Philippines

De La Salle Lipa, Philippines

Embracing Our Shared Humanity: Championing our indigenous adopted community (Mangyan Tribe)

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Deakin University, Australia

Deakin University, Australia

The Deakin Centre for Refugee Employment, Advocacy, Training and Education

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Dumfries and Galloway College, UK

Dumfries and Galloway College, UK

Making the most of the coast - marine plastics

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Eastern Institute of Technology, New Zealand

Eastern Institute of Technology, New Zealand

Ko au te taiao, ko te taiao ko au : I am nature, nature is me

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International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

Transforming Society: From Zero to Self- Sustain

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International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

'MyPLACE' @ KOMITED

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International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

“Communiversity” for Community Empowerment (C4CE)

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International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

Community Action to Save Strays at the International Islamic University Malaysia (CATSS@IIUM)

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King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia

King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia

KFU's contribution to sustainable agriculture "Saudi GAP"

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Newcastle University and Cap-a-Pie, UK

Newcastle University and Cap-a-Pie, UK

Climate Change Catastrophe! - a new show about climate change, made by kids, for grown-ups

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Siam University, Thailand

Siam University, Thailand

Unseen Farming

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UCSI University, Malaysia

UCSI University, Malaysia

Be My Virtual Buddies

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UCSI University, Malaysia

UCSI University, Malaysia

Youth Beyond Boundaries - Community Volunteering Programme

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UniLaSalle, France

UniLaSalle, France

The SD Capsule, the podcast of the UniLaSalle SD department

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University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia

University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia

Pesona Tuba: Creating new hope for the Tuba Island community

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University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia

University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia

Community Development Project for poor families and the B40 group in Arau, Perlis: Post pandemic COVID-19

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University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia

University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia

i-DOSS: IoT based Dissolved Oxygen Sensory System

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University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia

University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia

Selangor, Malaysia Post Flood Mission 2022

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Creating Impact

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Griffith University, Australia

Griffith University, Australia

Empowered to lead with values: An MBA that reimagines business education

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Post Graduate Government College for Girls, India

Post Graduate Government College for Girls, India

Windrow Composting: Stabilization of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in Chandigarh for Sustainable Zero Waste Future

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The University of Faisalabad, Pakistan

The University of Faisalabad, Pakistan

Beauty Is in the eyes of the Adapter: Using Adaptive Expertise to Design Clinical rotation in curriculum

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UCSI University, Malaysia

UCSI University, Malaysia

Initiative Z

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Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico

Comprehensive Management Program for University Solid Waste with a Zero Waste approach

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University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia

University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia

Smart Lighting Control System for Sustainable Operation of UniMAP Main Campus

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University of Pennsylvania, USA

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Climate Impact Offset Charge

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University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

First plastic free food court

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Next Generation Learning and Skills

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American International University, Bangladesh

American International University, Bangladesh

Undergraduate course on “Engineering Ethics and Environmental Protection”

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De Montfort University, UK

De Montfort University, UK

Future-fit fashion and textiles: A whole school approach towards transforming the industry

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HEC Montréal, Canada

HEC Montréal, Canada

Sustainable back casting: Utopia drives action - action drives utopia

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Universidad del Norte, Colombia

Universidad del Norte, Colombia

ALULA. A living laboratory of birds for conservation and education

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Universidad Simón Bolívar, Colombia

Universidad Simón Bolívar, Colombia

Academic Path for Sustainable Development

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Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico

Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico

Learning while driving change: A novel education for a better world

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University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

A degree like no other: Industry Innovation Project in the Bachelor of Creative Intelligence & Innovation at UTS

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Student Engagement

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Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, India

Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, India

Environment Consciousness Program - An initiative towards sustainable future

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Engineering School of Purpan, France

Engineering School of Purpan, France

The agroecological transition of the Campus, a collective approach supported by the students of Purpan

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Goa Institute of Management, India

Goa Institute of Management, India

Make the Case: Reduce plastic waste in India

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International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

SPS - Student Power Surplus through Waqaf Time System

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Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Canada

Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Canada

Sustainability Stewardship at Seneca

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UCSI University, Malaysia

UCSI University, Malaysia

Youth Ambassadors ‘Our River, Our Life’

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University of St Andrews, UK

University of St Andrews, UK

The Third Generation Project

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University of Tasmania, Australia

University of Tasmania, Australia

Creative and critical inquiry leads change: The Sustainability Integration Program for Students

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