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. 

2023 Award Categories

Organizational Leadership AwardsRecognizes 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 exemplifying extraordinary leadership both in addressing climate change and engaging their organization, peers, and partners.

Innovative Partnership CertificateRecognizes organizations working collaboratively on leading edge climate initiative that are above and beyond business as usual. Partnerships that are candidates for recognition should be comprised primarily of stakeholder institutions from government, academia and/or the private sector that have collectively established objectives to measurably address greenhouse gas reduction goals and/or adaptation and resilience activities.

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

Since 2012, the Climate Leadership Awards have honored more than 185 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.