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The Award is destined to encourage and stimulate interest in joint environmental action in the Islamic world and openness to global experiences in the protection of the environment from an Islamic perspective, while working towards preserving its resources and addressing sustainable development issues in general, through recognizing the merits of the efforts of individuals and institutions concerned with the management of natural resources for the benefit of present and future generations alike.

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Islamic Green City Excellence Award

This Award is tribute to the best Environmentally-Friendly Islamic City, as called for by the “Guidance Document on Green Cities and their Role in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals”, endorsed by the 7th Islamic Conference of Environment Ministers, and also in furtherance to ICESCO Programme “Celebration of Islamic Capitals for the Environment and Sustainable Development”.
For more information, please consult the document “Islamic Green City Excellence Award“

Pilot practice in NGOs

Best leading practices or activities in the environment and sustainable development in non-governmental organizations that can be replicated in the Member States.

  • It should have a clear impact on the environment and sustainable development in their various fields both in terms of protection of natural resources from depletion and pollution and in terms of bringing about the desired impact on the health, economic, social and cultural environment.
  • It should nurture the sense of entrepreneurship and volunteering in citizens.
  • It should have an impact on the local administration  and  decision-making and  help  foster  environmental  and developmental partnership in the local community.

Best practice in the Public Sector

Best practice in environment and sustainable development projects or activities in the public sector in the Member States.

  • It should have a clear impact on the environment and sustainable development in their various fields both in terms of protection of natural resources from depletion and pollution and in terms of bringing about the desired impact on the health, economic, social and cultural environment.
  • It should be original and distinct from the ordinary functions of public or specialized institutions in any country, in such a way as to be innovative in saving or safeguarding the resources or improving developmental outcomes through management methods, used techniques etc.

Best practice in the Private Sector

Best practice in environment and sustainable development projects or activities in the private sector in the Member States.

  • It should have a clear impact on the institution’s relation with the environment and sustainable development in their various fields both in terms of protection of natural resources from depletion and pollution and in terms of bringing about the desired impact on the environmental rights of the institution staff, customers etc.
  • It should be innovative and reflective of a special effort to trigger interest in the environmental and developmental dimension of management as well as the sense of environmental citizenship within the institution in terms of the sustainable management of its functions.
  • It should showcase the impact of practice on the marketing of the institution products and competitive edge as well as the satisfaction of consumers and the staff of the institution.

Best research

Best individual or collective research, achievement or practice in the environment and sustainable development, particularly those addressing specific environmental issues of concern to or may potentially benefit the Muslim world.

  • The  importance  of  the  subject  or achievement regarding the environment and  sustainable  development.
  • The scientific findings and the possibility to build on them in the field of the environment and sustainable development in the Member States or beyond.

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Higher Committee of the Award

(Edition 2018-2019)

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