Rio Tinto Alcan Prize for Sustainability

Posted by on July 21, 2008

Rio Tinto Alcan Prize for Sustainability Open for Entries
Deadline: September 12, 2008

Rio Tinto Alcan ( and the International Business Leaders Forum ( have announced that the $1 million Rio Tinto Alcan Prize for Sustainability (formerly known as the Alcan Prize for Sustainability) is now open for entries.

The prize is open to all not-for-profit, nongovernmental, and civil society organizations based anywhere in the world that are working to advance the goals of economic, environmental, and social sustainability. The prize was created to recognize the not-for-profit sector for its contributions to global sustainability both in the community and more widely by influencing policy.

In addition to the $1 million prize, nine grants worth $15,000 each will be awarded to the shortlisted NGOs to invest in one of the following three approved courses: the postgraduate certificate in cross-sector partnership at Cambridge University, the LEAD Fellows training program, or the postgraduate certificate in sustainable development from the University of London.

Complete program guidelines are available at the prize program’s Web site.

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