option award for a better future

option.news annually awards the “option award for a better future” for the best constructive and most motivating contributions that show positive alternatives for the future.
Everyone can participate and post their contribution on option.news.


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OPTION AWARD for a better future 2021


MAIN PRICE: 500 euros, evaluated by the jury
monthly nomination of the best contributions 
Community recognition: as before there are for 500 points reached 100 euros
as well as various prizes and option subscriptions


Sustainability, civil society, human rights, animal welfare, further development of democracy, ethical and sustainable economy, conscious consumption, ...


- Registration on option.news and Submission of the contribution in any country channel
(create a post with the category “OPTION AWARD”). All contributions are published on option.news. You leave us a right of use for this.

- The contributions must not have been published before
and must be written by the submitter

- Text contributions with at least 400 words in German or English are desirable
(Image optional - we recommend Unsplash,
please note copyrights,
with plain text, option provides an image.)

- Winners will be informed by email

- the judges' decision is final


1. December 2021


Martin Aschauer, Global 2000
Herwig Kirner, Fairtrade Austria
Helmut Melzer, Founder Option News
Ulf Untermaurer, Natural hairdresser pioneer and managing director of hair harmony


In co-operation with:

Global 2000
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winner Emily Schönegger

winner Julia Gaiswinkler

All award entries 2020

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