The Prize Fund

The prize was increased in 2012 totalling to US$4 million, making it the world’s largest annual prize purse in renewable energy and sustainability.

The Prize is distributed among the categories as per the following breakdown

  • Large Corporation – Recognition Award (No monetary value)
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) – US$ 1,500,000 (One million and five hundred thousand dollars)
  • Non-Profit Organization (NPO/NGO) – US$ 1,500,000 (One million and five hundred thousand dollars)
  • Lifetime Achievement (Individuals) – US$ 500,000 (Five hundred thousand dollars)
  • Global High School – US$ 500,000 – Total value (Five hundred thousand dollars)
    • Divided amongst 5 Global High Schools in 5 different regions, awarding each up to US$ 100,000 (One hundred thousand dollars)
      • The Americas
      • Europe
      • Africa
      • Oceania
      • Asia