Nominations have opened for the 2016 Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize. The winners in this biannual prize win up to CHF 500,000.
The prize is designed to reward the best examples of “Creating Shared Value” (CSV) initiatives worldwide and to encourage others to adopt this approach. These initiatives should take a business-oriented approach in addressing challenges in nutrition, water or rural development.
The judges look for entries that are innovative, apply environmentally sustainable practices and, having demonstrated results on a small scale, can be scaled up viably to help improve more people’s lives.
Last year’s winners were:
• Winner: Honey Care Africa (HCA) won the overall Creating Shared Value Prize for its Sweeter South Sudan programme, which helps farmers generate additional income from honey production.
• Runner-up: MSABI was selected for its True Life Water Point programme that provides access to safe water and sanitation.
• Runner-up: Sanergy was selected for its Sustainable Sanitation in Africa’s Informal Settlements programme to make affordable and hygienic sanitation accessible to people in low income urban areas.
The closing date for nominations to the 2016 Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize for 2016 is 28 February 2015.
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