The 2017 Goldman Prize winners at the San Francisco award ceremony. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

The 2017 Goldman Prize Ceremony

May 19, 2017

The 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony was held on Monday, April 24 at the historic War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, followed by a reception at City Hall.

At the standing-room only ceremony, nearly 3000 attendees celebrated the incredible accomplishments of the 2017 Goldman Prize winners: Uroš MacerlPrafulla Samantaramark! LopezRodrigo TotRodrigue Katembo, and Wendy Bowman. To learn more about each of the winners, click here.

Pam Moore, award-winning evening news anchor at KRON 4 in San Francisco, was the Master of Ceremonies for the evening’s events, which included stirring speeches, inspiring videos and a one of kind performance from special musical guest Michael Franti. Using music to affect positive social change, Franti is is known for his unforgettable, high energy shows.

Relive all of the inspirational moments on the Goldman Prize YouTube channel, where you can find speeches, recipient profile videos, performances and more.

Pam Moore, the evening’s Master of Ceremonies.

Uroš Macerl, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Europe receives his award from Doug Goldman at the San Francisco Goldman Prize ceremony. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Uroš Macerl, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Europe.

Uroš Macerl, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Europe giving his acceptance speech at the San Francisco Goldman Prize ceremony. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Uroš Macerl, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Europe.

Rodrigo Tot, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for South and Central America gives his acceptance speech at the San Francisco Goldman Prize ceremony. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rodrigo Tot, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for South and Central America.

Rodrigo Tot, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for South and Central America.

Rodrigue Katembo, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Africa.

Rodrigue Katembo, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Africa.

Special musical guest Michael Franti.

Wendy Bowman, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Islands and Island Nations receives her award from Doug Goldman at the San Francisco Goldman Prize ceremony. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Wendy Bowman, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Islands and Island Nations.

Wendy Bowman, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Islands and Island Nations giving her acceptance speech at the San Francisco Goldman Prize ceremony. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Wendy Bowman, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Islands and Island Nations.

Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Asia.

Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Asia giving his acceptance speech at the San Francisco Goldman Prize ceremony. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for Asia.

mark! Lopez, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for North America.

mark! Lopez, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner for North America.

The 2017 Goldman Prize winners at the San Francisco award ceremony. (Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize)

Final Ovation: The 2017 Goldman Prize winners at the San Francisco award ceremony.

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