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 5th 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

75: A Story about Whales, Fish, and Trees
The objective of this film and reforestation project is to restore healthy habitats for the Souther…
Bausch + Lomb ONE by ONE Recycling Program
Contact lens wear is a daily routine for millions nationwide. Unfortunately, this means that millio…
Boeing FUTURE U.
FUTURE U. aims to inspire the next generation of aerospace innovation by providing standards-aligne…
DBS Giving Tree
Sustainability is at the core of DBS Bank's purpose-driven agenda. We have achieved many firsts in …
DBS Sparks Season 2: Everyday Heroes for a Better World
The world is facing complex developmental, social and environmental challenges, not to mention hard…
Eos Bioreactor
Earth doesn’t have an O2 problem. It has a CO2 problem. At Hypergiant Industries, the AI product…
Giving Back to Eco-Warriors
🌱 To use our voice to spread optimism and empowerment by celebrating every eco-forward step. 🌱 To …
Goldman Sachs Sustainable Finance Marketing
While Goldman Sachs has been engaged as a leader in sustainable finance innovation for nearly two d…
IBM + Yara: Building a Digital Farming Platform
The world’s population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, according to the UN. As climate ch…
In The Know Next Gen: Shannon Lisa
The objective of this series was to highlight Millennial and Gen Z changemakers who are making amaz…
LARQ Delivers Clean Drinking Water While Ending Dependence on Single-Use Plastic
LARQ was started with a simple vision where innovative technology can be combined with inspirationa…
Ocean Heroes Bootcamp
11 million metric tons of plastic waste are estimated to enter the ocean each year, and this could …
finalist
gold honor
Participant’s Fight Forever Chemicals Campaign
The overarching goal of our campaign was to accelerate the passage of policies that would restrict …
finalist
gold honor
Reducing Food Waste: Upcycling Avocado Pits
Studies have shown the average American wastes 290 pounds of food per year. Further, estimates sugg…
finalist
Rethinking Single-Use Plastic Production; Why Boxed Water is Better
As the first national company to offer a sustainable alternative to plastic water bottles, Boxed Wa…
Sea of Shadows
The primary objective of the Sea of Shadows impact strategy was to significantly move the needle fo…
Subaru Drives Awareness to Keep Our National Parks Clean
Protecting the environment is just as important to Subaru as protecting their drivers and passenger…
winner
The Ash Globe
For the first time ever in Sydney, it snowed at Christmas. But it wasn't a white Christmas, it was …
The Other Bar
“Be Radical, Choose Equality” is the message from UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) and t…
finalist
gold honor
The revenge of the junk | Anti-littering project by CleanMyMac X
Littering is an ever-increasing worldwide problem. The well-being of people, animals, and the envir…
Thrive Market's COVID-19 Relief Fund
In an effort to help those hit the hardest by the Coronavirus pandemic, Thrive Market put a COVID-1…
TimberTech Environment and Sustainability
As the industry-leading manufacturer of beautiful, low-maintenance building products, TimberTech is…
finalist
Towards A Plastic Free Bahamas
The Bahamas is blessed with stunning water and abundant flora & fauna. But there is a flip side to …
Travel Better
Cool Effect - a non-profit fighting the climate crisis by supporting carbon reduction projects acro…
Treehugger
Treehugger’s mission is “Sustainability for All,” which is a simple, clear mission statement that e…