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 3rd 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

BBC Plastics Action
To enable behaviour change in people who want to help make a difference to the plastic pollution of…
Better Butts
We like butts. We like big butts, and we cannot lie. All butts. Except cigarette butts.Cigarette bu…
Bridging the Data Gap: Engaging New Audiences in Environmental Justice
The Sierra Club is an incredibly unique organization in the environmental conservation space, in th…
Brita Filter for the Future
While students across the country are being put through the paces on fundamentals like reading, wri…
Chaco For Ever
Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina is a conservation NGO founded in 1977. We propose and implement …
DOVE® Chocolate and CARE® Partner to Empower Women in Cote d’Ivoire
Since 2015, Mars, Inc. has promised to empower women in Cote d'Ivoire, where 40% of the world's coc…
Going #PurpleForThePlanet with Sambazon
Sambazon has been fighting to protect the rainforest for almost two decades. As a brand that was fo…
Green Production on The X-Files
For over a decade 21st Century Fox businesses have been industry leaders in advancing the environme…
finalist
Help Delhi Breathe
Air pollution is a global health crisis that causes over 6.5 million people to die prematurely ever…
finalist
It's not me, it's you: #CleanSeas break-up PSA
In 2015 alone, we produce 320 million tons of plastic-- the equivalent of 900 Empire State Building…
Naadam Park and the 75 Dollar Sweater
We wanted to translate real, micro-economic development and strategic non-profit work into a consum…
National Geographic: Planet or Plastic?
Each year, 9 million tons of plastic ends up in the ocean. Unretrieved, it's estimated that it'll r…
Nest Solar Eclipse Rush Hour
Total solar eclipses only happen every few hundred years, and the fact that Totality passed through…
Picture This Festival For The Planet
The Picture This Festival for the Planet was established to celebrate everyday storytellers and cha…
PwC + HuffPo Video Series
The business world is changing...for good. PwC's Purpose + Profit Huffington Post video series hig…
finalist
Reinventing Sustainable Impact – one HP Original Ink Cartridge at a time
Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, has long-lacked adequate infrastructure. But w…
winner
Save The Food - Phase Two
The problem of food waste is as easy to solve, as it is to overlook. While food plays a key role in…
Siemens Business to Society
As part of the new UN Sustainable Development Agenda, the long-term priorities are clear: End pover…
Spotlight on Hunger
MGM Resorts is dedicated to increasing its profile and reputation as a global leader in corporate s…
Stanley Black & Decker Clean Tech Water Pump – social innovation in India
Stanley Black & Decker is passionate about driving sustainable environmental change and is committe…
finalist
TD High Line Honey
Objective Our objective is to be a purposeful champion of Community and Environment and to leave a …
The Curse of Palm Oil
Deforestation across Southeast Asia is one of the biggest environmental catastrophes facing our pla…
Trash Tee
Mass manufacturing clothing is generally terrible for the environment—unless pains are taken to mak…
UPS’s Rolling Lab: Driving 1 Million Cleaner Miles Every Day
UPS has always been an early adopter of innovative technologies. From introducing electric vehicles…
Untangled Campaign
Every year, an estimated 640,000 tons of discarded fishing nets and commercial fishing gear pollute…
finalist
Woobi Play
Our planet is facing some serious challenges these days. 92% of teh world's population are living w…