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Finalists Announced! 7 Young Entrepreneurs Invited to Pitch at Unilever

After seven months reviewing 927 entries from 99 countries on six continents, our panel of experts from Unilever, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, and Ashoka have selected the top seven sustainability solutions. Each will win €10,000, a place on a bespoke accelerator programme in Cambridge, and the chance to pitch to a panel of judges at Unilever HQ in London next month.

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Ecdysis Foundation

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Create a network of centers for excellence in regenerative farming practices that will transform food production from the bottom up. This initiative will use agriculture to confront national problems by rebuilding soil health, increasing biodiversity, and profitably producing nutrient dense foods.

Acriapa Cooperative

for profit

The project results from a local community group of stingless beekeepers that in 2005 have decided to work together. The initiative has been transformed in a cooperative that is one of the most innovative projects protecting native bee populations, improving livelihoods and empowering local people.

GREEN REALITY

hybrid

Project focuses on introducing Green Concepts to Sri Lankans to create an Eco-cult era to make the lives Standard. 200 Green Projects in schools, 100 projects in villages, A research, Generalized Green Standard are among the activities which will be showcased through a reality show.

ONganic Foods Pvt Ltd

for profit

ONganic is a social enterprise that improves livelihoods of small organic farmers and connects them with urban consumers. Small farmers organized as a farmer producer company grow, process and package the produce, which is marketed and sold by ONganic through both e-commerce and offline platforms.

Changing Minds

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

We are a group of young tired of seeing things happen and not be part of the change, we seek to create awareness in Costa Rican society about their patterns of consumption, and thereby combating climate change.

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