Open Green Map's awards, honors and milestones are reflected below. Awards to local Green Map projects and to our global organization are here.



Open Green Map’s mobile application wins the Best Eco App award from the Treehugger Best of Green 2011 Awards, thanks to a new feature enabling users to add sites on location from their smartphones.


We've crested the 15,000 site mark, more than doubling our content in 2010! We also released version 2 of our Mobile website and iPhone app, with an Add a Site feature.


Green Map System and its locally-led global movement are delighted to be represented in the National Design Triennial. Global cooperation to solve the world’s problems is reflected in “Why Design Now?” held at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City. The exhibition is on view through January 9, 2011.
New sets of Green Map Widgets were launched. By embedding simple code into a website or blog, anyone can share information on Green Maps, Mapmakers, Green Sites, and explore all kinds of resources.


The OGM sustainability-mapping platform has been selected by for 2010's Best of Green, and designated the Best Tool for Green Travelers!


Users can now explore OGM's sites on any mobile phone by entering into the phone's Internet browser. The resulting "What's Green Nearby? ™" resource is also featured on version 1.0 of the Green Map iPhone App! Both beta resources are free and display over 8,800 sites from OGM!
OGM is a winner of the Living Labs Global Showcase Award!



More than 100 Open Green Maps are available to the public!


The 5,000 green site milestone has been reached! More than 80 Open Green Maps are now available to explore and enhance.
OGM received an honor from the Cause/Affect social design competition sponsored by the AIGA of San Francisco.


The launch of the Open Green Map was celebrated in 13 cities in 10 countries! Thousands of people took part in bog garden plantings, bike powered parties, exhibitions, demonstrations, virtual and hands on mapping. The City of Baltimore USA officially proclaimed June 5 as Baltimore Green Map Day and in Clackmannanshire Scotland, dignitaries from all levels of government took part in the festivities. See the accounts in our Launching Around the Clock slideshow.


Open Green Map was named a Finalist in the Index Awards, a prestigious European design prize. Find out about the awards and traveling exhibit here and see our entry here.
There are nearly 4,000 sites and more than 50 OGM maps! Mapmakers can add lines and areas as well as sites.

OGM has gained the support of the Surdna Foundation!


A 2009 We Media Finalist, OGM has also been the subject of many recent articles and blogs.



There are 36 different Open Green Maps with 2,350 sites to explore, comment on, and rate. 12 countries are represented to date. Behind the scenes, dozens more maps are in progress.


OGM was presented at the Seoul Design Olympiad in South Korea.

The Green Map network reached the 500-project milestone! Download our Citylist here.

OGM was the 3rd place winner in the Tele Atlas Maps in Apps competition, winning $10,000, valuable map data and a convention showcase.

OGM became a 2008 Netsquared Mashup Challenge - Featured Project.


OGM was presented at the Where 2.0 conference (to be linked) in the Bay Area, US, and at the Community University Expo in Victoria, Canada.


OGM was presented at the EcoCity World Summit conference in San Francisco, US.


Phase 1 was completed and all registered Green Mapmakers could begin making Open Green Maps!

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