Honors and Accreditations

  • In 2011, Blacksmith was awarded the UN-backed Green Star Award for its work in environmental emergencies, specifically the lead poisoning outbreak in Nigeria.
  • Blacksmith Institute is accredited with observer status by The United Nations Environmental Programme Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum, giving Blacksmith an entry point into policy dialogue with UNEP.
  • Charity Navigator has awarded Blacksmith Institute a 4-star rating, for sound fiscal management.