UNEP announces 10 finalists for SEED awards


The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) announced the 10 finalists for one of five Supporting Entrepreneurs for Environment and Development (Seed) Awards yesterday.

Achim Steiner, Executive Director of UNEP, said, “As we meet in Davos and Nairobi to discuss scaling up sustainable solutions, the Seed Initiative is again offering inspiring examples of local level entrepreneurs in all parts of the world who are setting up new partnerships and using ‘global/local’ networks to address sustainable development challenges with a business-case approach.”

The winners of the Seed Awards will be announced in May 2007. More