Goldman Environmental Prize

The Goldman Environmental Prize is a prize awarded annually to grassroots environmental activists, one from each of the world’s six geographic regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands and Island Nations, North America, and South and Central America.

Who gives the award?

The award is given by the Goldman Environmental Foundation headquartered in San Francisco, California. It is also called the Green Nobel.

The Goldman Environmental Prize was created in 1989 by civic leaders and philanthropists Richard N. Goldman and Rhoda H. Goldman.

Award money

As of 2019, the award amount is $200,000.