Are you an innovator, entrepreneur, community leader or activist combating climate change and have innovative ideas to restore our planet? Look no further! The Earthshot Prize, a global environmental award, is back, celebrating groundbreaking solutions that repair and regenerate our world.
In its 2024 edition, the Earthshot Prize, a global environmental prize to discover, accelerate, and scale innovative solutions to repair and regenerate the planet, is awarded annually to five outstanding initiatives across five categories: Protect and Restore Nature, Clean our Air, Revive our Oceans, Build a Waste-Free World, and Fix our Climate.
Organized in collaboration with partners like Temasek Trust, Temasek, GenZero, Conservation International, and MultiChoice, among others, The Earthshot Prize is your chance to make a real difference.
In the previous year, 108 entries from Africa showcased incredible potential, with two outstanding projects, ABALOBI and Freetown the Treetown, making it to the 2023 finals. These projects were chosen from over 1,300 nominees, emphasizing the competition’s global reach and impact.
At the 2024 Earthshot Prize programme, winners will receive the following benefits:
- £1 Million Prize: Each category winner will be awarded £1 million prize, providing financial support to further their initiatives.
- Global Support Network: Beyond monetary rewards, winners gain access to a vast global network of professionals and technical experts. This network spans various fields such as manufacturing, retail, supply chains, legal advice, digital technology, business strategy, and government relations, facilitated by The Earthshot Prize Global Alliance.
Innovators, entrepreneurs, community leaders, and activists actively engaged in building climate change solutions are eligible to participate.
Past finalists, including Reeddi Capsules from Nigeria, Pole Pole Foundation from the Democratic Republic of Congo, ROAM, Sanergy, and Mukuru Clean Stoves from Kenya, have proven the impact of their initiatives and sent bright signals to future enthusiasts.
How to Apply
If you’re a changemaker dedicated to addressing the climate crisis in Africa and worldwide, seize this opportunity! Apply for The Earthshot Prize before the deadline on Thursday, November 30, 2023