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2007-08-21 00:00:00 / World Award

Sensation for ENERGY GLOBE 2007: Project submissions from 109 nations!

Gmunden, Austria: This year’s ENERGY GLOBE affords a sensation. As of today, the threshold of 100 nations has been surpassed. Projects from 109 nations have been submitted in the categories Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Youth. In this international dimension, the ENERGY GLOBE outstrips by far such global spectacles as the Oscar film awards!

“It is absolutely stunning that significantly more than half the world’s nations are participating – clear proof of the global importance of the ENERGY GLOBE,” says ENERGY GLOBE founder and organizer Wolfgang Neumann with justified pride. Every continent is represented with excellent projects. The submissions come from such renowned names as Daimler Chrysler, BMW, Schott AG and Unilever, as well as the City of Vancouver, universities in Texas, California, Peru and more, research facilities, the Iranian Ministry for the Environment, etc. This likewise underscores the significance of the ENERGY GLOBE, today’s most important environmental prize worldwide.

In the coming weeks a large panel of experts will conduct the evaluation. Then the exciting race for the World Award for Sustainability begins. The award ceremony will take place on 28 March 2008 in Brussels.

First, however, the award ceremonies in Austria’s provinces will launch in September/October with its culmination at the ENERGY GLOBE Austria Gala on 30 November 2007 in Wels. Here the best environmental achievements in Austria will be showcased in the realm of an awesome show evening.