Due Date: January 10, 2020

The Volvo Environment Reward2019 is open. The Volvo Environment Reward is granted for impressive developments or clinical discoveries which in broad terms fall within the ecological field. Given that the very first award in 1990 the Volvo Environment Reward has actually turned into one of the clinical world’s most highly regarded ecological rewards.

The Volvo Environment Reward is granted by an independent structure. A Scientific Committee does the preliminary screening and examination of prospects. The International Reward Jury, a group of globally popular researchers, makes the last choice of reward laureate.

The Reward

The Volvo Environment Reward is granted yearly. The Reward includes a handmade diploma, a glass sculpture and a money award for SEK 1.5 million (around EUR 145,000 or USD 167,000).

The award event remains in Stockholm in November each year.


  • The period of disciplines and activities for which elections can be made is broad and consists of all disciplines which have importance to the environment.
  • The research study of candidates need to be based upon clinical premises however should plainly reveal effects beyond the particular discipline.


Elections for the award in 2020 should be sent prior to January 10, 2020.

Elections should consist of the following:

  1. A brief letter of inspiration
  2. An in-depth description of the research study the candidate has actually carried out and how it contributes to our understanding around ecological science. Main accomplishments and their value need to be highlighted.
    Focus should likewise be put on the effects of the research study beyond the specific discipline e.g. effect on policy advancement, effect on sustainability and/or contribution to altered behaviour.
  3. CV of the candidate + list of released paper/s and links if offered.
  4. Letter/s of referral. Optimum 3 letters composed by somebody aside from the nominator.
  5. Elections need to be sent in English utilizing the main type offered at www.environment-prize.com When not possible, please get in touch with the secretariat [email protected]
  6. When sending elections for a group of called people please send out one election for each individual (optimum 3 individuals) and define in the description of accomplishments that the election is for a shared reward.
  7. An election stays legitimate for 3 years.
  8. Please keep in mind that self-nominations are declined.

Download the election type: Election type 2020 (PDF File) — If you choose you might send out the election by email to: [email protected]

If you choose you might send out the election by post to:

The Volvo Environment Reward Structure
c/o Christina Leijonhufvud
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Box 50005
SE-10405 Stockholm, Sweden

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For additional information, see Volvo Environment Reward

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