Awards

The application period for the 2020 awards has closed.

About the Climate Leadership Awards

The Climate Leadership Awards is a national awards program that recognizes and incentivizes exemplary corporate, organizational, and individual leadership in response to climate change. The winners are leading the way in managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in their operations and supply chains. 

The 2020 Climate Leadership Award winners will be announced during an inspiring awards ceremony on March 5th that includes dinner and remarks from notable guest speakers. Conference delegates receive a complimentary ticket to the awards ceremony.

Celebrating the Best of the Best in the U.S.

Since 2012, the Climate Leadership Awards have honored more than 170 companies, organizations and individuals from diverse sectors across the U.S. The winners have demonstrated outstanding leadership in managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in their operations and supply chains, as well as integrating climate resilience initiatives.

Award Categories

Organizational Leadership AwardRecognizes organizations that not only have their own comprehensive greenhouse gas inventories and aggressive emissions reduction goals, but also exemplify extraordinary leadership in their internal response to climate change, and engagement of their peers, partners, and supply chain.

Individual Leadership Award: Recognizes individuals demonstrating extraordinary leadership both in addressing climate change and engaging their organization, peers, and partners.

Supply Chain Leadership Award: Recognizes organizations that have their own comprehensive greenhouse gas inventories and aggressive emissions reduction goals and demonstrate they are at the leading edge of managing greenhouse gas emissions in their organizational supply chains.

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate): Recognizes organizations that publicly report and verify organization-wide greenhouse gas inventories and publicly set aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals.

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award): Recognizes organizations that publicly report and verify organization-wide greenhouse gas inventories and achieve aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals.

Innovative Partnership CertificateRecognizes organizations working collaboratively on leading edge climate initiatives. Partnerships have collectively established objectives to measurably address greenhouse gas reduction goals and/or adaptation and resilience activities.

More information is available in the Awards FAQ.

If you have questions about the awards or would like more information, please email questions@climateleadershipawards.org