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SOLUÇÕES INOVADORAS PARA A SUSTENTABILIDADE NA INDÚSTRIA DA MODA VENCEM O DESAFIO TECENDO A MUDANÇA

            Três iniciativas extraordinárias receberam prêmios do desafio “Tecendo A Mudança”, evento que ocorreu dia 12 de maio no Copenhagen Fashion Summit e teve como apresentadoras duas personalidades do mundo da moda: a ícone da moda Amber Valetta e o escritor Derek Blasburg. O Summit tinha como objetivo reunir os principais atores envolvidos na solução dos desafios relacionados à sustentabilidade da indústria têxtil.

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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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Terra Sylvestris

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

The goal of the project is to catalyze sustainable development through rewilding in the island group of Kalamos, Kastos and their surrounding satelite islands and waters

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.

Indonesia Medika

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Garbage Clinical Insurance(GCI) is a micro health insurance program which uses garbage as a financial resource. The community mobilize their own unused resources to breakdown barrier between health facilities and community. On the other side, it becomes an
incentive to start waste entrepreneurhip.

FeedBack

Tristram Stuart is triggering a global movement to significantly reduce food waste, which today leads to one-third of all food being wasted at a global level. By engaging every stakeholder in the value chain, from farmers to supermarkets, policy-makers and consumers, Tristram is creating a series of powerful levers to shift markets and change the food system.

Recicla Electrónicos México S.A. de C.V.

Alvaro Nuñez is catalyzing the culture, infrastructure, and market necessary to develop a practice of e-recycling in Mexico. Alvaro’s nonprofit, Punto Verde, works with schools, volunteers, and municipal governments to generate a culture of e-recycling in response to the large and growing problem of e-waste, while his social business, Recicla Electrónicos Mexico, provides the actual infrastructure to lead the market in environmentally and socially responsible e-recycling.

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