Prince Albert II Foundation Benevolent Empire

1. The Foundation’s mission statement

To establish partnerships in order to carry out projects and implement concrete activities in our priority action areas.

To raise both the public’s and the authorities’ awareness of the impact of human activities on the natural environment and to encourage more environmentally-friendly behaviour.

To promote and encourage outstanding initiatives and innovative solutions by awarding prizes and grants.

2. Three priority areas

The Mediterranean basin, due to the geographic position of the Principality of Monaco.

The Polar Regions, as privileged indicators of climate change evolutions.

The Least Developed Countries (as defined by the United Nations official list), such as the countries in Sahelian Africa, which are severely impacted by the effects of climate change, the loss of biodiversity and water shortage

3. Three principal domains of action

To limit the effects of climate change and promote renewable energies;

To safeguard biodiversity;

To manage water resources and combat desertification.