Young Champions of the Earth (award and funding opportunity)


In 2018, seven Young Champions of the Earth will be selected from each global region: one from each of Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America and West Asia; and two from Asia and the Pacific. Each winner will receive the following: 

US$15,000 in seed funding;
Attendance at a high-level UN meeting;
An introduction to dignitaries at the Champions of the Earth Award Ceremony;
Publicity and recognition through online and global media;
Access to a community of Covestro experts offering insights and mentoring; and
Participation in an entrepreneurial training program provided by The DO School.

The 2018 Young Champions will be required to share their implementation journeys through blogs and vlogs posted on this website for a period of up to one year.

How to apply/register:

Visit to learn more and apply. Applications are due April 16, 2018.