International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)



IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. IUCN works on biodiversity, climate change, energy, human livelihoods and greening the world economy by supporting scientific research, managing field projects all over the world, and bringing governments, NGOs, the UN and companies together to develop policy, laws and best practice.


“IUCN believes that innovation and creativity play a vital role in making the world a better and more sustainable place to live. The INTERNATIONAL GREEN AWARDS™ are at the heart of efforts for agencies and advertisers to commit to natural solutions to the world’s environmental problems through inspiring advertising.”
Brian Thomson – Deputy Director, Global Communications; IUCN


IUCN is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization, with more than 1,000 government and NGO members and almost 11,000 volunteer experts in some 160 countries. IUCN’s work is supported by over 1,000 staff in 60 offices and hundreds of partners in public, NGO and private sectors around the world.


IUCN website