THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

Special Project

Special Project NEW!

From the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Environment & Sustainability

This award honors a program, project, or initiative executed to promote, protect, and preserve our environment.

Nominees

finalist
“Valen’s Reef,” Conservation Comes to Life in Virtual Reality
The world's oceans are under severe threat, but we know one method -- community-based conservation …
#LessWasteChallenge: Earth Month 2016
In the United States, the average family generates nearly 125 pounds of waste per week. In most cas…
#codegreen
Caesars Entertainment is driven by its commitment to be a good corporate citizen in the communities…
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Angry Birds get angry about climate change in “Angry Birds Friends: Champions for Earth”
The Champions for Earth tournament, playable in Angry Birds Friends from September the 21st - 27th …
Barefoot Wine & Bubbly World Beach Rescue Day
Barefoot Wine & Bubbly is on a mission to make the world a better place through wine, and since 200…
CREATING A SUCCESSFUL CLIMATE CONFERENCE
Increase the chances of a global agreement against climate changeIn 2014 no one believed that a glo…
Clean Oceans
COI works to reduce plastic pollution globally through education and technical innovation. We have …
Dive Deeper
Dive Deeper was developed as a supplement to the TVO series The Water Brothers. In each episode, br…
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Earth To Paris: A Global Movement for Bold Planet Action
It was time to send a message from Earth to Paris—and that message needed to be as big, loud and be…
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Fight For The Forests
Around the world, millions of acres of forest are falling to the ax and torch every year, cleared f…
GIF't A Tree
NBC Universal committed once again to planting thousands of trees this holiday season. But it was i…
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In the World
Our objective with 'In The World' was to create a web series that takes a look at cities, communiti…
winner
Paddle to Paris
Even though indigenous forest communities are on the front lines of climate change and their protec…
Parks Uncovered
In honor of the National Parks Services' CENTENNIAL birthday this August 2016, 'Parks Uncovered' ex…
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SAVE THE FOOD: Change The Way You Think About Food
40% of food produced in America is wasted, and the problem is, most Americans don't know it. The pr…
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Savers Rethink Reuse
As fashion continues to grow in popularity — we now buy four times more garments than we did 30 yea…
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Teatulia Organic Teas
Teatulia's organic tea garden began as social enterprise designed to create jobs in a remote and im…
Vulcan Fiat Lux
The final song of the last remaining O'o bird from Kauai offered a profound and moving message: Cli…
World of the Wild by My Green World
We noticed an ongoing trend in mobile games where they either focused on destruction and demolition…