GUPES Green Arrow Award

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GUPES Green Arrow Award

The Awards provide the sector with benchmarks for excellence and are respected by Government, funding councils, senior management, academics and students. The GUPES Green Gown Awards are supported by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES) and is open to GUPES members.


Each GUPES region has selected a category that is most appropriate for their region taking into consideration of initiatives that are taking place within institutions within their region: 
1: Africa: Continuous Improvement: Institutional Change;
2: Asia and the Pacific: Community Engagement;
3: Europe: Student Engagement;
4: Latin America and the Caribbean: Community Engagement;
5: North America: Student Engagement; and 
6: West Asia: Continuous Improvement: Institutional Change. 

Important dates:
*31 May 2016 - Application deadline;
*22 June 2016 - Finalists announced;
*6 July 2016 - Case study and video deadline for Finalists;
*1 August 2016 – Winners announced; and
*13 September 2016 – GUPES Green Gown Awards Ceremony, Boston, USA.

Reward your sustainability journey:
Applying for a GUPES Green Gown Award will not only motivate your team, management and students but it will inspire others in the sector to do more and opens the doors to new opportunities:
i. Acknowledging your team's efforts – engage your staff and students;
ii. Raising your profile and showcase your sustainability excellence via events, case studies and videos;
iii. Helping to gain recognitionfrom senior management;
iv. Obtaining regional and international recognition; and
v. Joining a network of exceptional institutions with year-long promotion for your institution.

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