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 2nd 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.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

finalist
gold honor
"Under the Canopy", Conservation International VR
The world's greatest rainforest is also one of its most vital life-support systems — and it is unde…
America Recycles Day
Keep America Beautiful (KAB) is a leading national nonprofit whose mission is to inspire and edu…
An Inconvenient Special
All over this country people are speaking out on climate change. The issue may very well become thi…
Before the Flood
In October 2016, National Geographic premiered Before the Flood, a feature-length documentary from …
winner
Cigarettes: The Ultimate Clingy Ex
Although the teen smoking rate is down to 6%, millions of teens still smoke and others start this d…
finalist
Dive Deeper 2
DIVE DEEPER 2 is a series of 5 interactive experiences that allows the audience to delve further in…
Fostering Next Generation's Water Stewards: Poland Spring® and Gulf of Maine Research Institute
From its beaches to its bays, marshes and scenic byways, Maine is proud of its abundant natural …
Garanti Pension - WWF Earth Hour Awareness Project on Social Media
There are quite a few endangered species in Mediterranean Regions. Even though these species are u…
finalist
Human/Nature
The goal of the Human/Nature series is to explore how so many of the traits that we describe as bei…
Hyundai’s Young Entrepreneurs Series with BuzzFeed, How One Rooftop Farm Could Make Your City Better
At Hyundai, making things better is at the heart of everything they do. It's why they question the …
finalist
gold honor
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC + STELLA ARTOIS + MEDIACOM: WORLD WATER MONTH
Stella Artois and National Geographic collaborated to extend the impact of their "Buy A Lady A Drin…
NBCUniversal Green is Universal Share-A-Tree Campaign
NBCUniversal annually partners with the Arbor Day foundation to make a positive impact on the envir…
winner
National Geographic CHASING GENIUS
National Geographic created CHASING GENIUS based on the belief that transformational ideas can come…
Tata Power's 'Club Enerji' - A National Conservation Movement
Club Enerji was established as an Energy & Resource Conservation Club to bring about a first-hand r…
The Economist World Ocean Summit
Championing social progress has been the genetic code in The Economist's DNA since it was founded i…
The Fixers
The world feels pretty broken right now. Climate change wreaks havoc on our health and safety. Batt…
The Ocean is Everybody's Business
For the first time in history, the United Nations held a conference in New York entirely dedicated …
The Seekers
The Seekers is a 3-part digital series that profiles teenage eco-inventors in Latin America who des…
Wasted
Every year, the world produces about 1.4 billion tons of garbage, more than the weight of 3,800 Emp…