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Befesa Gestión de Residuos Industriales is organising the 1st Befesa Environmental Journalism Award

In collaboration with the College of Journalists of Andalusia and the Huelva Press Association, the 1st Environmental Journalism Award seeks to recognise the best journalistic work on an environmental theme.


The author of the winning work will receive €2,000 and a commemorative plaque.


The 1st Environmental Journalism Award is open to all works published in the Spanish media during 2013, on any support.

Structure and theme

The types of journalism work that can be entered for the award are feature reports, interviews, reports and opinion pieces on the following themes:

  • Good environmental practices in industrial activities.
  • Application of innovative technology solutions for sustainable development.
  • Corporate social responsibility policies related to the environment.

Deadline for submissions

Candidates may submit pieces until 15 May 2014. Work should be submitted in paper or digital (pdf) format, if it relates to the printed or digital press, or in Windows Media format if it is for radio or television, together with the author’s details, to the following address:

1st Befesa Environmental Journalism Award

Befesa. Avda. de la Buhaira, 2. 41018. Sevilla

Or by e-mail to:


The jury will be made up of journalists representing the following entities:

  • Befesa Communication Department
  • Huelva Press Association
  • College of Journalists of Andalusia

Decision by the jury and prize-giving

The jury will announce the name of the winner at the end of May. The award will be presented at a ceremony held in Huelva, coinciding with World Environment Day in early June.

Candidates must fully accept the terms and conditions of the competition in order to participate.

If you have any questions or doubts please call 955 600 203 (Monday to Friday, 10.00 am to 2.00 pm) or send an e-mail to