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Submit your innovation concept to win: Fill out a short company profile to detail your idea​ and record a max 3 minute video.

Before you hit the apply button, please see below criteria and steps. Remember our coach is also available to help you along the way. Good luck!

Submission criteria

Is it innovative?​

The winning project must truly innovate – it should introduce new ideas, methods or concepts.​It can be a new client centric solution or an untested idea or a new business model.

Is it Viable?​

The winning project must be viable – capable of working successfully. It must also be measurable, achievable, realistic and timely.

Will it Improve Impact?​

The winning project should have the ability to have an effect – advance climate finance, your institution, clients and/or wider stakeholders in an impactful way.

Will it Engage Key Stakeholders?​

The winning project should involve, attract, or secure the support of internal and/or external stakeholders to ensure sustainability.

Award timeline

MARCH 13, 2023
Open call

The 2023 Award is open for applications. ​Get help with learning resources and coaching support.

MARCH 28th, 2023
Innovation Webinar

Join our coach for an interactive online webinar focused on how to think creatively and develop an innovative project.

Watch the recording in English and Spanish after the webinar.

To register, send an email to UGE-GCPF-Award

Coaching Support

We are here to Help!​ Online coaching support is available to help you develop your idea and submission for the Award.

Get coaching support

MAY 16, 2023
Pitch your idea webinar

Want to create an engaging pitch for the Jury? This Webinar will help you get ready to record a winning pitch.​

Register or watch recording in english or spanish

JUNE 30, 2023
Award closed

The 2023 Award is closed for application. Submit and upload your video pitch by June 30th, 2023, 11:59pm. ​ Winners  announced​ AUGUST 1, 2023​

Submission deadline June 30, 2023

You have 3 minutes to make an engaging pitch to the Jury.

Step 1

Download the submission PPT, fill it out completely and save as:
"Your Institution’s Name_ Submission 2023 Award.pptx"

Step 2

Record a 3 minute video pitch describing the project, its innovations and impact in less than 3 minutes and save as:
​"Your Institution’s Name_Video Pitch 2023 Award.mp4"

Step 3

Fill out the form completely and upload your BOTH files.

Document upload

Complete the Powerpoint submission template and upload as :
Your Institution’s Name - Submission 2023 Award.pptx

Video upload

Record a 3 minute video pitch describing the project, its innovations and impact in less than 3 minutes and save as:
Your Institution’s Name - Video Pitch 2023 Award

Please note: Maximum file size 1GB