About the Award


Since 2007, our ‘Greener Festival Award’ scheme has been running each year and allows us to work closer with the worldwide festival community; actively helping festivals to adapt or refine their behaviour and become more environmentally conscious.

The Awards scheme is generously sponsored by Robertson Taylor. Robertson Taylor are specialist insurance brokers in the music industry and offer a discount insurance scheme for green events which AGF endorse.

How To Apply

Applications are closed for 2014, winners will be announced very shortly.

How Much?

The standard assessment fee is GB£210, US$350, CAN$375, AU$315, €320 or local equivalent.
(plus any additional expenses where applicable, by pre-arrangement with festival only). This must be paid prior to your event.

2014 Winners

A huge congratulations to all of our winners in 2014!


Boom Festival (Portugal)
Cambridge Folk Festival (UK)
The Falls Music and Arts Festival, Marion Bay (Australia)
Ilosaarirock Festival (Finland)
Island Vibe 2013 (Australia)
Lightning In A Bottle (USA)
Oyafestivalen (Norway)
Shambala Festival (UK)
We Love Green (France)
Welcome to the Future (Netherlands)


Glastonbury Festival (UK)
Heart of Glass, Heart of Gold (France)
Rocking the Daisies (South Africa)
Bonnaroo (USA)
Bona Nit (Spain)
DAS FEST (Germany)
The Falls Music and Arts Festival, Lorne (Australia)
Freifeld Festival (Germany)
Global 2000 Tomorrow Festival (Austria)
Malmo Festivalen (Sweden)
Mysteryland (Netherlands)
Northside (Denmark)
Splendour in the Grass (Australia)
Splore (New Zealand)
Wood (UK)


BBC Proms in the Park (UK)
BBC Radio 2 Live in the Park (UK)
End of The Road Festival (UK)
Greenbelt Festival (UK)
Hadra Trance Festival VII (France)
Beloved (US)
Body and Soul (Ireland)
Bluesfest (Australia)
Calgary Folk Music Festival (Canada)
Canmore Folk Festival (Canada)
DGTL Festival (Netherlands)
Extrema Outdoor (Netherlands)
Maifeld Derby (Germany)
Northern Lights Music Festival (USA)
Nozstock The Hidden Valley (UK)
Planeta Madrid (Spain)
Plissken (Greece)
Sled Island (Canada)
SOS 4:8 (Spain)
T in the Park (Scotland)


Festival 2014 (UK)

What Next?

Download our self-assessment form and use the check-list as an aid to self-assessing your event and identifying areas for development.

If you would like to apply for an award, read the self-assessment guidelines and send us your completed from.  We recognise that every event is unique and therefore we offer a bespoke and personal service, please get in touch!

2015 Documents

2015 Applications will be available shortly

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