Find out about the winning institutions and projects that made an impact for Sustainability in higher education!

During a virtual award ceremony in the margin of the UN HLPF 2022, the 2022 Winners of the International Green Gown Awards in the different categories were announced:

2030 Climate Action

  • WINNER (Large Institution): Chiba University of Commerce, Japan
  • WINNER (Small Institution): University of Sopron, Hungary
  • Highly Commended: Bridgend College, UK
  • Highly Commended: RMIT University, Australia

Benefitting Society

  • WINNER (Large Institution): Deakin University, Australia
  • WINNER (Small Institution): De La Salle Lipa, Philippines
  • Highly Commended: International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Highly Commended: Newcastle University and Cap-a-Pie, UK
  • Highly Commended: UCSI University, Malaysia

Creating Impact

  • WINNER: University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
  • Highly Commended: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico

Next Generation Learning and Skills

  • WINNER: University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
  • Highly Commended: Universidad del Norte, Colombia
  • Highly Commended: De Montfort University, UK

Student Engagement

  • WINNER (Large Institution): University of Tasmania, Australia
  • WINNER (Small Institution): UCSI University, Malaysia
  • Highly Commended: Engineering School of Purpan, France
  • Highly Commended: University of St Andrews, UK

Sustainability Institution of the Year

  • WINNER: Dawson College, Canada
  • Highly Commended: Goa Institute of Management, India
  • Highly Commended: University of Tasmania, Australia


The International Green Gown Awards Ceremony and the Winners’ projects can be found here:

IAU is a partner of the IGGAs, sits on the jury, and the IAU SG presented one of the categories and winners in the virtual event on 6th July. 

Latest update: 18.09.2023