Zayed Sustainability Prize

Submissions for the 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize awards cycle will remain open until 6th May 2021 5:00PM EST
Zayed Sustainability Prize


At the 2008 World Future Energy Summit, H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, announced the launch of the Zayed Future Energy Prize – a tribute to his father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and his sustainability legacy.

By recognising pioneering solutions and technologies that can change the world, the Zayed Sustainability Prize, has rewarded innovators and visionaries whose achievements have furthered the global proliferation of innovative, impactful and inspirational sustainability solutions.

Over 352 million people have been directly or indirectly impacted by the sustainability solutions and school projects of the 86 recipients of the Prize winners since the first awards ceremony in 2009.

The total prize fund is US$ 3 million, distributed as follows:

  • Health - $ 600,000
  • Food - $ 600,000
  • Energy - $ 600,000
  • Water - $ 600,000
  • Global High Schools - $ 600,000

Zayed Sustainability Prize submissions portal