GWAs in the Spotlight



UNEP Voice wins the Best Green International Celebrity Award for the second year in a row

Soon-to-be UNEP Goodwill Ambassador, Ian Somerhalder has been recognized by the International Green Awards for his commitment and prominent work towards environmental causes.

UNEP Goodwill Ambassadors Spotlight Sustainability and Go Dark for Earth Hour

On March 31, UNEP Goodwill Ambassadors called attention to the ‘UN International Year for Sustainable Energy for All’ by participating in Earth Hour.  

UNEP Goodwill Ambassadors Recognized For Putting Environment in the Spotlight

UNEP Goodwill Ambassadors Gisele Bündchen and Don Cheadle have regularly used their celebrity appeal to bring environmental issues to the fore, and this month both were recognized for their passionate commitment to green causes.

UNEP Goodwill Ambassador and Actor Don Cheadle presented with Opportunity Green's Eco Maverick Award

Opportunity Green awarded the 2nd Annual Eco Maverick to UNEP Ambassador & award winning to actor Don Cheadle based on his exemplary service and commitment to the causes of both human rights and global environmental sustainability.

World Population Hits 7 Billion in 2011: How Far Have We Come?

To mark the global population reaching the 7 billion mark, UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Yann Arthus-Bertrand has directed four new films in partnership with RFI and France 24. 

UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Gisele Bundchen and the WED Challenge Campaign both nominated for an International Green Award!

After a phenomenal response to our online poll, the International Green Awards™ is pleased to announce the shortlist for the Best Green International Celebrity Award. Voting from the public has been overwhelming and it was very close between the nominated celebrities. 

Book on Forests and People

Designed for all audiences, the book is illustrated with 70 selected photographs of the exhibition and supplemented with texts written by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) experts, the GoodPlanet Foundation team and celebrity activists Li Bingbing, Janine Benyus, Sachin Tendulkar, Gisele Bundchen, Don Cheadle and Wangari Maathai.

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