Our 65-country movement, co-designed Icons and social mapping platform have all won awards and recognition. Green Map System is proud to be a winner or finalist for these prestigious honors; we have also included selected awards to our staff and to Green Map projects around the world

Awards to Green Map System and Green Map Projects

Honors for Green Map System:

2023: Residencies - Manitoga & Swale House
2017: TED Residency (TED Talk about Green Map)
2015: Certificate of Appreciation, International Visitors Program, US Dept. of State
2013: Creative Climate Action Award, NYC
2012: Google 24 Hours of Good
2011: NetSquared Invitational Winner
2011: Victor J. Papanek Social Design Award
2011: Treehugger Best of Green - Smartphone App
2010: Living Labs Global Winner
2010: Treehugger Best of Green - Best Eco Travel Resource
2009: Index Awards, finalist - Social Design, Denmark
2009: We Media, finalist - We Media and Ashoka Changemakers USA
2008: Maps in Apps, third place - Tele Atlas USA
2007: Environmental Quality Award - US EPA, Region 2
2005: NGO Global Village Exhibit Award - Aichi EXPO 2005, Japan
2002: Spirit of the Land Award - 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics USA
2001: Technology Benefiting Humanities Awards Laureate - The Tech Museum USA
2001: Certificate of Merit - Municipal Art Society USA
2000: Stockholm Challenge - Finalist - Sweden
2000: Project Around the World - EXPO 2000, Germany
1999: National Award for Sustainability - President's Council on Sustainable Development
1998: Global Best Practices 100 List - United Nations Habitat, Kenya
1996: Eco-Award - NRDC and Environmental Media Association

Our History shares more highlights.

In addition to the locally-authored stories shared in the book Green Map Impacts, we have:

  • Worked with more than 125 interns in our New York office. These university students extend their capabilities through this experience.
  • Collaborated with cities, schools and communities, resulting in powerful local action and engagement
  • Given talks, ranging from keynote addresses to quick Ignite pitches, around the world
  • Welcomed international visitors and exchanged vital resources
  • Produced dozens of public events and our own local Green Maps, as seen in the Projects & Maps and through our own local GreenMapNYC.org.