One of the scientific world's most respected environmental prizes

2016

The Volvo Environment Prize laureate Professor Carlos Nobre, received his award at a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden on Nov 30, 2016. The award, a glass sculpture, a handmade diploma and a check of 1,5 million SEK, was presented to him by Martin Lundstedt, president of the Volvo Group. 250 specially invited guests from the business community, academia, public sector and politics participated in the ceremony and gala dinner. Brazilian Carlos Nobre talked about the role of biodiversity in the Amazon rainforests. A specially made video about his research was shown.  Music and entertainment included a samba orchestra, singer and dancer Linda Pritchard and comedian duo Bob & Bob.