1. Private Sector Champions for Sustainable Development
Environmentally friendly approaches to the management and use of energy, water and waste, and eco-certification schemes.
2. Community level natural resource management and utilization initiatives
Demonstrate real inspiring examples of sustainable development solutions that work for people and the environment
3. Research and Development in the field of sustainable development
Practical research achievements that are original and of significance to Namibia.
4. Youth Action for Sustainable Development
Youth leadership through community mobilisation, advocacy and/or educational initiatives to promote youth action for sustainable development in Namibia.
5. Pioneering journalism
Celebrates the contribution made by journalists and media practitioners towards raising public awareness and educating the public on environmental issues.
6. Women and Environment
Individual women and women’s groups that have shown leadership in community mobilisation, advocacy and/other initiatives to empower women for sustainable development.
7. Sustainable Schools
Rewards schools that demonstrate sustainability in all spheres of the school environment - teaching, learning and management
8. Green Financial Services/Institution
Rewards banks that offer both financial and technical assistance solutions that is tailor made for individuals and entities for affordable green technologies.
9. Thought Leadership
at the discretion of the MEFT to honour a leader who has used transformative leadership and innovation to efficiently heighten the performance of his or her organisation