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Securing the future of our planet for generations to come is a monumental challenge that requires collective effort, innovation and above all, visionary leadership. The Angus Kwok Awards celebrate the organizations and leaders across the Asia-Pacific that make measurable contributions to sustainability, and develop innovative initiatives that will positively impact the environment for centuries to come.

 

2019

Orangutan Foundation for outstanding work in preserving the highly endangered orangutan and its natural habitat

Oceanswell for work in education on the preservation of the Blue Whale in Sri Lanka

Beijing Forestry Society for tree planting campaign and efforts to stem desertification in north China

Centre for Environment Education (CEE) in India for developing programmes and materials to increase awareness about the environment and sustainable development.

IUCN Asia for work in in protecting Vietnam’s vulnerable water, wetlands, and coastal and marine environments.

 

2018

City of San Fernando, Philippines for its aggressive anti-plastic campaign to reduce ocean pollution

Kunming Institute of Botany for preservation of flora and fauna in southwest China

WCS for Snow Leopard conservation in Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan

Mongol Ecology Center for its work in inspiring Mongolian youth to love and protect nature

Southeast Asia Wildlife Preservation Society for its work in Indonesia, protecting the highly endangered Hornbill and its natural habitat.

  

2017

Malaysia Green Society for contributions to wildlife protection in Malaysia

Thailand Clean Energy Assoc.  for contributions to education on solar energy

Bangkok Rotary Club for promotion of Thailand’s renewable energy sector

Philippines Marine Preservation Society outstanding activism on curbing carbon emissions in the oceanic shipping industry

The Asia Environmental Daily for extensive coverage of the environmental problems facing the entire Asia-Pacific region.

 

2016

India Solar Council  - Award for Outstanding work in promoting the adoption of solar technology

Malaysia Green Society – for contributions to wildlife protection in Malaysia

Friends of Indonesia Wildlife for Outstanding work in preserving the Javan rhinoceros

The Clean Water Initiative (Pakistan) for clean water initiatives in Balochistan, Pakistan

National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) (Nepal) for preservation of biodiversity in the Chitwan National Park, the Bardia National Park and the Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve.

 

2015

Sri Lanka Wildlife Society for outstanding work in reducing human/elephant conflicts in Sri Lanka

Green Ag Cambodia for contributions to Cambodia aquaculture

Fauna and Flora Thailand for Outstanding contributions to wildlife protection

Friends of Earth Japan for its campaigns on climate change, energy usage, and environmentally friendly housing

China Forum of Environmental Journalists for reporting on environmental issues in China

  

2014

Philippines Marine Preservation Society for working reporting on the negative impacts of tourism on coral reefs

The Asia Environmental Daily for extensive coverage of the environmental problems facing the entire Asia-Pacific region.

Save Elephant Foundation for its work in Thailand, protecting the Asia elephant preserving its natural habitat.

Wildlife Alliance for its work in Cambodia, for its work in protecting some of Southeast Asia’s last unfragmented rainforests and its work in countering illegal wildlife trafficking.

The Korea Environment Institute (KEI) for its central role in developing environment agendas through policy research and recommendations, and its commitment to providing proactive environmental policy research that can contribute to preventing and solving environmental problems

 

2013

Green Ag Cambodia for contributions in education on sustainable rice production

The Asia Environmental Daily for extensive coverage of the environmental problems facing the entire Asia-Pacific region.

Green Karachi (Pakistan) for contributions on promoting education on recycling

Yellow River Conservancy Commission for its scientific work on urbanization, expanding population, and water scarcity on China’s Yellow River and the Yellow River Basin.

Forest Friends for its work in forestry protection in Laos.

 

2012

Singapore Nature Society for promoting educational awareness on fresh water resources

Friends of Indonesia Wildlife for educational awareness on threats to the Javan rhinoceros and Sumatran elephant

Green Space (India) for contributions to Indian parks and forestry in West Bengal

WildAct for its work in Vietnam, raising people’s awareness on conservation issue by providing information and educational programs for Vietnamese children.

Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) for its projects in Pune, India promoting ecological “green” entrepreneurship.

 

2011

The Green Council - Hong Kong for educational awareness on air quality issues on Hong Kong Island

Thailand Green Society for reporting on soil erosion problems in Khon Kaen, Northeast Thailand

The Asahi Shimbun for extensive and critical coverage of the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster

Biodiversity And Nature Conservation Association for Spoon-billed Sandpiper conservation in Myanmar’s coastal areas of Rakhine, Ayawaddy, Yangon, Bago, Mon and Tanintharyi.

Waterkeepers Bangladesh for its work in protecting the water and water bodies of Bangladesh including its forests resources through enforcement, fieldwork and community action.

 

2010

The Green Council - Hong Kong for educational awareness on air quality issues on Hong Kong Island

Sabah Wetlands Conservation Society (SWCS) for its work in protecting and promoting the wise use of all wetlands in Sabah, Malaysia.

Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines for its work in supporting the conservation and protection of marine wildlife species and their habitats in the Philippines.

Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society for its outstanding work in preserving the sloth bear, leopard, rusty-spotted cat, fishing cat, jungle cat, golden palm civet, and Sri Lankan jackal

Thai Conservation of Forest Foundation for its work in promoting conservation of Thailand’s environment, rivers and major waterways.