Awards Categories

For the 2022 edition of the World Green City Awards, the six award categories are:

Cheerful woman in the park with her friends
Living Green for Health and Wellbeing

Creating systems and solutions that allow all city residents to overcome economic distress and thrive.

Butterfly on a white flower
Living Green for Biodiversity

Addressing the loss of species, habitats, ecosystems health and genetic diversity.

The Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay.
Living Green for Climate Change

Tackling the root causes and effects of climate change in order to build more liveable and resilient cities.

Living Green for Water

Ensuring water resources are protected and wisely used, with clean water available to all while also protecting residents from flooding risks.

Park in Shanghai
Living Green for Economic Recovery and Inclusive Growth

Creating systems and solutions that allow all city residents to overcome economic distress and thrive.

People stacking hands together in the park
Living Green for Social Cohesion

Fostering belonging, trust and inter-generational as well as cross-cultural relationships to prevent exclusion, marginalisation and violence.