Established in 1973 by the late John and Alice Tyler, the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is one of the first international awards for environmental science, environmental health, and energy.
Recipients encompass the spectrum of environmental concerns, including environmental policy, health, air and water pollution, ecosystem disruption and loss of biodiversity, and energy resources. Individuals and organizations chosen have conferred great benefits upon mankind.
Recipients of the Tyler Prize are honored in an illustrious ceremony, presented with the Tyler Prize medallion, and awarded US $250,000.
Administered by the University of Southern California.
Anyone can nominate an individual or organization to recieve the Tyler Prize. Nominations from all parts of the world are welcomed and encouraged.
The nomination cycle opens in May of each year.
The work of the nominee(s) is expected to:
Be based on strong science
Address global inequalities
Demonstrate measurable impact(s) on policy and/or practice
Demonstrate engagement with the younger generation
The Tyler Prize is administered by the University of Southern California.