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Zayed Sustainability Prize 2022 Expands Global Reach with Submissions from Record 151 Countries Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday 2 June 2021  

Following a six-month submissions phase amidst the prevailing restrictions imposed by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE's pioneering global award in sustainability, has officially closed entries for its 2022 awards. With a remarkable 4,000 applications...

Beyond2020 Installs Lighting Solutions at the World’s Largest Refugee Camp in Bangladesh -Tuesday 4 May 2021  

Beyond2020, the UAE-driven humanitarian initiative has announced the deployment of critical solar energy lighting solutions at Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, lighting up the lives of 4,500 residents. The deployment in Bangladesh, which aims to enhance security and...

One Month Countdown to Close of Zayed Sustainability Prize 2022 Submissions -Wednesday 7 April 2021

With one month to go until the 6th of May submissions deadline, the Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering global award for rewarding impact, innovation, and inspiration, has today issued a final call to small-to-medium sized enterprises, non-profit organisations and high schools,...

The Zayed Sustainability Prize’s 20by2020 Humanitarian Initiative Rebranded to Beyond2020 for Continuous Global... -Wednesday 17 March 2021  

Following the widespread success of the 20by2020 initiative in helping deliver vital sustainable solutions to vulnerable communities around the world, the Zayed Sustainability Prize has announced the transformation of the 20by2020 initiative into Beyond2020, establishing it as a flagship...

20by2020 Improves the Lives of Thousands of Fishermen and their Families in Indonesia -Monday 28 December 2020  

The UAE-led humanitarian initiative, 20by2020, continues to extend sustainable solutions to various parts of the world with the latest deployment in Pulau Laut Selatan - South Kalimantan, Indonesia.  The objective of this deployment is to provide 20,700 people from a large fishermen community...

20by2020 Improves Water Quality in Rural Communities of Madagascar -Monday 30 November 2020  

To help tackle the prevailing challenge of access to potable water in remote communities of Madagascar, the UAE-driven humanitarian initiative; 20by2020, recently installed ‘Safe Water Cube’ fountains across five rural areas of the East African country, with the aim of improving the quality...

Zayed Sustainability Prize Partners with BNP Paribas on the 20by2020 Initiative -Wednesday 25 November 2020  

The UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, 20by2020, has entered into a strategic partnership with BNP Paribas, a leading European bank with presence in 71 markets worldwide, making it the first international private company to support the global initiative. BNP Paribas has been operating in the...

Zayed Sustainability Prize Opens Submissions for 2022 Edition -Wednesday 18 November 2020  

The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering global award for rewarding impact, innovation, and inspiration, has officially announced that the 2022 edition is now open for submissions. Entries will be accepted from today until 6 May 2021, via the Prize’s online portal – across...

UAE’s 20by2020 Initiative Brings Life-Changing Water Solution to Thousands in Cambodian Villages -Monday 26 October 2020  

Thousands of people across three Cambodian villages can now live safer, healthier lives following the deployment of new water purifying technology as part of the Zayed Sustainability Prize’s UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, 20by2020. After the most recent installation of solar powered...

UAE’s 20by2020 Initiative Lights Up Remote Community in Egypt -Tuesday 22 September 2020  

The Zayed Sustainability Prize has announced that solar-powered lighting solutions developed by one of its previous winners have been installed in the Egyptian village of Habisha, in the Asyut Governorate – as the latest deployment from the UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, 20by2020. With an...

The Zayed Sustainability Prizes Announces Postponement of 2021 Awards Ceremony -Tuesday 8 September 2020

The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE's pioneering global award in sustainability, has announced the postponement of the 2021 Awards Ceremony, which was scheduled to take place in January, as part of the annual Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW). Entities that have submitted their...

‘20by2020’ Deploys Sustainable Lighting Solutions in Jordan to Benefit the Daily Lives of More than 3,000... -Wednesday 20 May 2020  

As part of the UAE humanitarian initiative, ‘20by2020’, the Zayed Sustainability Prize has announced the recent deployment of sustainable lighting solutions at Prince Hamzah Hospital in the Jordanian capital Amman. The hospital is currently treating the largest number of COVID-19 patients in...

The Zayed Sustainability Prize Extends 2021 Awards Submissions Deadline to June 11, 2020 -Monday 4 May 2020

The Zayed Sustainability Prize has announced the extension of its submissions’ deadline for the 2021 awards edition to June 11th, 2020, in efforts to accommodate its diverse international audience base throughout the ongoing global health crisis. Small-to-medium sized enterprises,...

Zayed Sustainability Prize Opens Submissions for 2021 Edition -Monday 27 January 2020

Following the recent celebration of the 10 winners of the 2020 awards during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the Zayed Sustainability Prize has officially announced that its submissions process for the 2021 edition is now open. Accepting entries from today until May 21st, 2020, via its online...

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed honours the 10 winners of Zayed Sustainability Prize 2020 -Tuesday 14 January 2020  

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented awards to the 10 winners of the Zayed Sustainability Prize with the participation of a number of world leaders, at the Prize’s annual awards ceremony,...

“20by2020” Humanitarian Initiative to Encourage Global Sustainable Development Through Donation of... -Thursday 19 December 2019  

Advancing global progress towards the UN SDGs, a range of technologies and solutions will be deployed to empower vulnerable communities in 20 countries, by the end of 2020 Aiming to widen the global reach and accessibility of impactful sustainability solutions and innovations, the...

Building on a Legacy: Introducing the Zayed Sustainability Prize -Wednesday 18 April 2018

The Zayed Future Energy Prize will today become the Zayed Sustainability Prize as part of a strategic move to refocus its mandate. After ten years of successfully promoting renewable energy initiatives across the globe, the Prize will now broaden its focus to affect greater humanitarian impact...

Zayed Future Energy Prize Sets a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title -Friday 12 January 2018  

The Zayed Future Energy Prize has officially achieved a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the “Largest environmental sustainability lesson”, announced on January 10. A total of 282 students from across the UAE took part in the sustainability-themed lesson at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi,...

Zayed Future Energy Prize Announces Winners of 2017 Awards -Monday 16 January 2017  

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented the Zayed Future Energy Prize to nine winners during the 2017 awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi today. Nine pioneers in renewable energy and sustainability...

Zayed Future Energy Prize Recognises Nine New Winners -Tuesday 19 January 2016  

Former Prime Minister of Norway, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, yesterday received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Zayed Future Energy Prize at an awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi. Dr. Brundtland, Deputy Chair of The Elders and Vice Chair of the United Nations Foundation, was recognised for her...

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