2015 News

Five Inspirational Environmental Leaders Receive Champions of the Earth Award at Close of Sustainable Development Goals Summit

New York, 27 September 2015 - Five inspirational environmental leaders from the worlds of government, business, research and grassroots activism on Sunday received the UN's highest environmental accolade, the Champions of the Earth Award, at a ceremony marking the close of the Sustainable Development Goals summit.

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UNEP's Goodwill Ambassadors Get Angry About Climate Change

Anger is one of those emotions people fear. But it can be a great call to action. Just ask Angry Birds, where angry is good and the art of destruction is a path to creativity.

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Transformative Business Leader to Receive United Nations Champion of the Earth Award

Unilever CEO, Paul Polman recognized for leading business world towards a new model of sustainable growth

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Bangladesh Prime Minister Wins Top United Nations Environmental Prize for Policy Leadership

 

Bangkok/Dhaka, 14 September 2015 – The Prime Minister of Bangladesh, HE Ms Sheikh Hasina, has been announced as one of the winners of the United Nations highest environmental accolade, in recognition of Bangladesh’s far-reaching initiatives to address climate change.

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Largest Brazilian Cosmetics Manufacturer Recognized with United Nations Top Environmental Award

 

Natura Brasil named Champion of the Earth for making sustainability their business

São Paulo, 10 September 2015 – The largest Brazilian cosmetics producer and sustainable production pioneer, Natura, was announced today as a winner of the United Nations Champions of the Earth 2015 Award in the Entrepreneurial Vision category.

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National Geographic Wins Top United Nations Environmental Prize for Science and Innovation

 

The Champions of the Earth Award recognizes outstanding visionaries and leaders in the fields of policy, science, entrepreneurship, and civil society

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Majority Female Ranger Unit from South Africa Wins Top UN Environmental Prize

 

Pretoria, 7 September 2015 - The Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit, a South African and majority-women ranger group, has been announced as one of the winners of the United Nation's top environmental accolade, the Champions of the Earth award.

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