The Dubai International Best Practices Award for Sustainable Development is looking for the most innovative practices around the globe that improve the living environment with $1M worth of prizes to be awarded at the Dubai Expo 2020.
Award categories include:
- Urban Regeneration and Public Spaces: This category caters towards addressing the cities of the future; finding ways in which cities ensure to provide affordable housing and access to food, water, clean air, mobility, public life and nature for continuously more numerous urban populations.
- Construction of Sustainable, Innovative and Smart Buildings: This category caters towards finding sustainable, innovative, and smart projects for the development of smart buildings in order to limit environmental impact, increase human well-being and contribute to the achievement of sustainable development goals.
- Sustaining Urban Food Systems: This category caters towards systemic change and much-improved access to food by all people while maintaining a strong connection between food production, storage and supply to local, regional and global beneficiaries showing an impact on human settlements.
- Addressing Climate Change and Reducing Pollution: This category caters towards solutions addressing climate change, pollution reduction, and the protection of thriving biodiversity including long-term governance mechanics, stakeholder participation and circular economy.
- Urban Infrastructure Planning and Management: This category caters towards finding sustainable, innovative, and smart projects for the development of smart buildings in order to limit environmental impact, increase human well-being and contribute to the achievement of sustainable development goals.
Who can apply? The award is open to all sectors: national and regional governments, local authorities and their associations, non-governmental organizations, multilateral agencies, community-based organizations, research and academic institutions, public and private foundations, media entities and individuals.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE 30 APRIL 2020
For further details and the application: https://www.dubaiaward.ae/