Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award
A spark for rising stars
Individuals can make a difference, but it takes more than talent and hard work. It also takes the support of others. This annual award provides that support by uncovering promising young innovators and boosting their careers as champions for the environment.
The 2017 candidates
Our candidates include entrepreneurs, scientists, artists, business and environmental leaders from around the world. Having already demonstrated talent, they stand poised to address global concerns.meet the candidates
The Emerging Environmental Genius Award is an early investment in our future, giving today’s top young minds the community and financial support that will take their ideas to the next level.”
Managing Partner, The Pritzker Group
About the award
The Pritzker Award is the first environmental award to single out innovators under the age of 40.
Announcing the 2017 Pritzker Award finalists
Kareiva made the statement in announcing six finalists for the inaugural Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award, launched in July with financial support from the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation. On November 8, one of the them will get $100,000 to take their work further. There were originally supposed to be five finalists, but a...