Cases are being collected around the world, including but not limited to the following industries: energy, construction, building materials, textiles, consumer electronics, transportation, city planning, landscape, agriculture, business model, green finance, new materials, etc. Through out the whole process of the cases, green design method or concept should be used as a guiding tool, and the cases should have successfully taken the environmental, economic, social influences, and technical factors into consideration.
Cases can be an enterprise, a project, a product, business model, financial programme, etc.
In the description of the cases, please elaborate how the green design idea or method has helped, through out the whole life cycle of the case programme by leading, implementing, organizing, etc.
“Green Design”?method or idea has minimized the risk on human health and safety and has reduced the influence on environment during the manufacturing, building, using or running.
How the concept of "green design" during the production and implementation of the project has helped the?enterprises or investors achieve economic growth. For example, the use of cost-effective green materials, the improvement of production technology, equipment upgrading, the management?of human resources, and the recycling of resources can be considered.
During the production and implementation of the project, not only the environmental and cost needs have been met, but also the needs and expectations of the recipients have been taken into consideration. Green design method has been used through the processes of production, distribution, exchange and consumption, etc., to achieve the goal of environmental friendly.
During the process of production and implementation of the case, the whole project has reflected overall functionality of?the green desing system. Multiple aspects of requirements of different part of the case has been considered: durability, upgradeability, maintainability, recyclability, disassembly, reuse and recycling, etc.
Cases should be submitted through organizations recognized as partners of WGDO or considered to be qualified by WGDO. Other than invited, individual submission is not accepted. Please upload the recommendation letter( with an official seal) of the recommendation organization.
Please submit the cases before 16:00(UTC+8, Beijing), April 15th, 2023.
The World Green Design Organization will organize domestic and foreign experts to review the cases reported, and finally select no more than 500 typical cases and compile them into a book.And to analyze and interpret the key cases. The report will be released globally during the World Green Design Forum.
Case Declaration (January-April)
Please scan the QR code below or click to read the original text to fill in online and submit the application materials, upload the letter of recommendation and the letter of commitment before the? expiry date.
Results Approval (May-June)
Authoritative experts from the fields of climate change, ecological environment, design and finance from around the world made a comprehensive review of the application results, and obtained the annual list of selected cases.The selected case enterprises and designers will be listed as candidates for the World Green Design Contribution Award and the World Green Design Award.The list will not be released before the official release.
Release preparation (June-October)
The organizer will inform the selected enterprises and the promoters, provide the audio and video materials required for release, and cooperate with the on-site work.
Results released (during the World Green Design Forum)
The organizer will hold a report press conference during the 2023 World Green Design Forum to release the annual green design case.
During the World Green Design Forum, outstanding case representatives will be invited to share the successful experience of green design, and discuss how to use green design means to further promote green development, achieve dual-carbon goals?and achieve sustainable development.
World Green Design Organization (WGDO) was founded in Brussels, Belgium, in September 2013. It is the first non-profit international organization to promote the development of green design throughout the world. WGDO Beijing office has registered in China that approved by the administration office of oversea NGOs of Ministry of Public Security in April 2020.
WGDO is aimed to advocate and broadcast the idea of “Green Design” on a global scale, by means of “green design”, to lead the change of mode of production, consumption and life, the transformation of consumption patterns, and implement the integration and mutualism between human and nature. WGDO promotes the communication and cooperation of information, technology, materials, projects, capital and talents by running various forms of activities, such as the world green design forum in China, the European forum, the world green design expo and the election of world green design product award/ the world green design contribution award,?release the “world green design reports”, etc.