Goldman Environmental Prize

Goldman Environmental Prize

The Goldman Environmental Prizes are awarded by Goldman Environmental Foundation annually to grassroots environmental activists. A total of six awards are awarded from the world’s six geographic regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands & Island Nations, North America, and South & Central America.

The Goldman Environmental Prize honors the grassroots level efforts of individuals in protecting the natural world and influencing environmental policies. The prize was established in 1989 by Richard N. Goldman and his wife Rhoda H. Goldman, and the Goldman Environmental Foundation is based in San Francisco, United States.

Winners: 2016

RegionWinner
AfricaEdward Loure, Tanzania
AsiaLeng Ouch, Cambodia
EuropeZuzana Caputova, Slovakia
Islands & Island NationsLuis Jorge Rivera Herrera, Puerto Rico
North AmericaDestiny Watford, United States
South & Central AmericaMaxima Acuna, Peru