Sustainable City Award


This award focuses on a holistic approach to Sustainability in cities and integrates different types of resources or capital for a better future in cities around the world. The Conceptual approach is to use the different types of capital below:

  • Environmental Capital - Natural Resources Preservation
  • Social Capital - Well being and Social Relations
  • Human and Intellectual Capital - Innovation and Social Intelligence
  • Technical and Infrastructure Capital - Transportation and ICT
  • Culture and Leisure Capital - Experience
  • Political Capital - Confidence and Public Trust
  • Financial Capital - Assets and Financial Management

Your city needs to demonstrate one or more special initiatives that it has undertaken in the last two years in one or more of the various types of capital above in order to reach a more sustainable future.

How to apply

The application period for Globe Award 2011 has ended. The Nominees are listed here.

Jury group for Globe Sustainable City Award

Jan Sturesson

Jan Sturesson, Chairman
Member of the World Economic Forum in the global agenda council "future of Government", and Partner in PwC and Global Leader of Government and Public Service, Sweden

Marilyn Hamilton

Dr. Marilyn Hamilton
Founder of Integral City Meshworks Inc. and TDG Global Learning Connections, Canada

Lawrence Bloom

Lawrence Bloom
Deputy Chairman of Noble Cities Plc. Chariman of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Urban Management and the UN Environmental Programme Green Economy Initiative sector on Green Cities, Buildings and Transport, UK

Carlos Arruda

Dr. Carlos Arruda
Chairman of the Unicon, Executive Director of the International Advisory Council, Director of International Relations and coordinator of the Innovation Centre at Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC), Brazil

Leif Edvinsson

Prof. Leif Edvinsson
Adjunct Professor of Intellectual Capital at Lund University,Sweden

C.S. Kiang

CS Kiang
Chairman of Peking University Environment Fund member of International Council of Asia Society and member of the Global Agenda Council on Water Security; Global Agenda Council of Alternative Energies