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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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KANOUN

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Indoor air pollution, caused by wood and charcoal smoke, is responsible for respiratory, heart and eye problems. What we propose is an improved cook stove, reducing the consumption of wood and charcoal and offering a complete combustion compared to traditional stoves.

Arun Awatade's New Entry

for profit

Arun has introduced the simple technique of Mulching. This helps conserve water by eliminating the need to dig deep bore wells. By conserving soil moisture and strengthening the nutrients in the soil, Mulching Film help farmers to get maximum yield from the soil without indiscriminate usage of pesti

Kevin Mpofu's New Entry

hybrid

We aim to develop shipping container malls aimed at providing affordable retail space for low-income people, newcomers, youth and people facing
barriers to starting a business. The business also focuses largely at university student housing, providing affordable housing.

Reduce Your Use

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Explain what climate change is and teach how we can address it in a dynamic way.
Raise global awareness of what is happening in our planet.
We need to start changing our daily habits, into sustainable habits.

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