IFLA Green Library Award 2017 winners announced

China and Hong Kong among the winners

(20 July 2017) IFLA’s Environmental Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group (ENSULIB) is pleased to announce the winner of the IFLA Green Library Award 2017.

The IFLA Green Library Award was established 2016 by ENSULIB (SIG) and generously sponsored by De Gruyter publishing. The award is 500 Euros for the first place winner.

Objectives of the IFLA Green Library Award are:

  • to reward the best Green Library submission that communicates the library’s commitment to environmental sustainability;
  • to create awareness of libraries’ social responsibility and leadership in environmental education.

The winner  of the IFLA Green Library Award 2017  is the public library Stadtbibliothek Bad Oldesloe”, Germany.

The five runners up include Sun Yat-sen Library, Guanghzhou, China and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

The announcement in full including all the winners is here.

See the full details in the Press release [English – PDF].