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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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KOFAr Ltd

for profit

KOFAr manufactures and sells natural soil conditioners and processed vegetative compost that reverses soil acidity, unlocks nutrients increases microbial activity and boosts moisture retention in rural Kenya.

Ecofiction Challenge

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Change our stories to create change! Ecofiction Challenge dares communities to imagine and write stories set in a sustainable version of where they live, ecologically and economically sustainable. 5 writers or a whole town! Contests in Feb/March, stories readable online by April 22, Earth Day.

RecoRed

Recored decrease carbon dioxide generated by industries and companies compensating through recycling and promoting the sustainable transport.
We reward the green behaviours of your employees.
Every action counts.

AgricWeather

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

This project will help promote food security by building farmers capacity to adapt to the effect of climate change and also provide a technological solution to help communicate the daily weather conditions to local farmers.

SERES

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

SERES programs inspire, mobilise and unleash youth leadership for community resilience to a changing climate. Using transformative sustainability leadership, SERES equips young people with the tools to drive change for the public good and start transforming their communities, networks and society.

BORON

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

The project Boron aims to make the access to clean energy easier and satisfy the basic needs of heating and cooking by offering a wide range of products that reduce effectively toxic emissions and last longer than traditional charcoal.

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