Climate Prize to be awarded on November 26, 2014 in the Umwelt Arena Spreitenbach

This year’s presentation ceremony for the Climate Prize Switzerland and Liechtenstein will be held November 26 in the Umwelt Arena Spreitenbach. Do you want to join the event? Open the invitation on the right hand side in the news area.

We would like to thank all those who have submitted projects for their involvement

We are delighted with the response: A total of 108 projects were submitted by the entry deadline for the Zurich Climate Prize, Switzerland & Liechtenstein, on June 16, 2014. We would like to offer our sincere thanks to all those who submitted projects for their interest and involvement. We received 47 projects for the Homes and Building category, 40 for Production & Consumption and 21 for Transport & Mobility. These included 44 projects entered by start-up companies. The projects will now be checked and prepared for the jury. All those who submitted a project will immediately receive written confirmation. The award ceremony will take place in the Umwelt Arena in Spreitenbach on November 26, 2014.

Zurich Climate Prize Switzerland & Liechtenstein

The Zurich Climate Prize supports sustainable projects and honours implemented plans. In doing so, Zurich promotes the dialogue relating to the topic of climate change.

Projects that make an effective contribution to reducing CO2 emissions, improving energy and resource efficiency or resulting in behaviour changes are awarded. The Zurich Climate Prize focuses on the three categories of buildings & housing, production & consumption and transport & mobility.

The Climate Prize for Switzerland & Liechtenstein has a prize totalling CHF 150'000. Three main prizes and one special prize per category are bestowed. One prize is aimed specifically at start-ups and will be awarded for the first time in the 2014 competition. The call for projects begins in January 2014 in Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein and ends on June 16, 2014, for both countries.

Prize winners 2013

All portraits of the Climate Prize winners click here.

Zurich at the Umwelt Arena

At the Umwelt Arena, Zurich addresses the consequences of climate change and encourages awareness of climate protection click here.

Zurich Climate Prize 2014

You can find all information about the 2014 call for proposals here.