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Geotourism Challenge 2009: Power of Place - Sustaining the Future of Destinations

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Join our search for the most innovative examples of geotourism around the globe. Enter by the extended deadline May 25, 2009.

This 2009 Geotourism Challenge, sponsored by National Geographic and Ashoka Changemakers, attracted 610 innovative geotourism entries. Check out these destinations from 81 countries that promote natural and cultural heritage while improving the well-being of the local people.

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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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.

GREEN REALITY

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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.

FoodLoop

for profit

Nothing to cook for dinner? You are now able to consult the FoodLoop apps and find the best offers close to you. The FoodLoop platform is geared towards resource-efficiency, redefining the way we think, produce and consume, thus creating a positive environmental footprint with its activities.

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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