CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2017 PRIZE FOR PROGRESS WINNER, THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO!
PURPOSE OF THE PRIZE
The purpose of the ASAP Prize is to improve and accelerate professional practice in climate adaptation by highlighting the practices of leading U.S. communities and organizations that have reduced net losses and decreased vulnerability of natural/human systems to extreme weather events and climate change. The promising practices from these models will provide guidance and encouragement for other communities. The prize celebrates progress in an emerging field and strengthens the professional foundations of current climate adaptation efforts.
All public, private, nonprofit, and academic organizations within the United States and its territories that had implemented projects to reduce the vulnerability of human and/or natural systems were welcome to apply. Applications were submitted by the organization directly involved in the implementation of the project.
The 2017 Prize for Progress was presented May 8 at the 2017 Adaptation Awards Ceremony
Representatives from the City and County of San Francisco, the 2017 ASAP Prize for Progress winner, received:
- A complimentary registration to the National Adaptation Forum (a $525 value)
- Recognition at the National Adaptation Forum during a featured award ceremony
- Promotional support for the featured work via ASAP’s website, newsletter, webinar programs, social media, and through the development and distribution of a case study on the program.