Zayed Sustainability Prize 2020 Extends Applications

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Established in 2008, the Zayed Sustainability Prize got created to honour the legacy of the UAE’s Founding Father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

The reward aims at the achievements of those who are driving impactful, innovative and inspiring sustainability solutions across five distinct categories: Health, Food, Energy, Water and Global High Schools.

Over the past 12 years, the Prize has awarded 86 winners who have collectively impacted the lives of over 335 million people around the world.

This year is not any different as the call for applications is open. In these unprecedented and challenging times.

The Zayed Sustainability Prize remains committed to rewarding innovative, impactful and inspirational solutions that make this world a better place.

In these unprecedented and challenging times, the Zayed Sustainability Prize remains committed to rewarding innovative, impactful and inspirational solutions that make this world a better place.

The Zayed Sustainability Prize, an evolution of the Zayed Future Energy Prize, is the UAE’s pioneering global award in sustainability

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for the Prize, the following steps will guide you through the submission process.


Before starting your application, it is advisable that you identify an award category most suited to your organisation.

Reading the Frequently Asked Questions can offer more details to help you get started.

Creating an account

To participate in the Zayed Sustainability Prize, you will need to create an account using your email address.

After an account gets created, you will receive an email to validate your email account. You must verify your email address before submitting your entry.

You may also create an account using your Facebook, Twitter or Google account.

Completing the online application form

After you have created an account and verified your email address, please login to access the application form.

To ease completion of the application, the form gets divided into sections. You must complete ‘Account Information’ and ‘Category’ sections before proceeding.

Complete the questions in the order presented.

Submitting your entry

You will get guided through a series of questions and there will be opportunities to attach documents to support your submission.

Please ensure you read carefully which file formats and file sizes are accepted.

Non-supporting files or sizes cannot be uploaded, nor can they get sent separately (i.e. emailed) outside of the online portal’s upload options.

You are not required to complete your application in one sitting. For your convenience, you may save your progress at any stage and return to complete it later (as long as this falls within the submissions phase).

Please note: We will not be able to process your entry until you have provided all the required information and it is officially submitted via the online portal.

Incomplete entries or registrations not converted into full submissions will not get counted as an official entry.

Acknowledging your entry

In acknowledgement of your submission, you should receive a confirmation email of its receipt.

This will be in the form of a “no reply” email and no further correspondence will be entered into, unless the Prize administration team contacts you directly.

You can apply here. The Deadline for extended applications is now Thursday, June 11, 2020

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