Note: The winner is selected by the Nestlé Creating abington township discount tickets Shared Value Advisory Board and is presented with the award at the Creating Shared Value.
Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke highlighted in the context of the conference theme "Investing in sustainable development in Africa" that Agro-Hub has successfully linked smallholder cassava farmers to buyers.
The Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value is open to individuals, private businesses, not-for-profit organisations, governmental and inter-governmental organisations as well as academic institutions having implemented an initiative related to nutrition, water or rural development.
Nestlé announced the launch of the nominations for the 2016 Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize which will award the winners up to CHF 500 000(approximately 525,000USD an investment that could make a significant difference in helping to scale up or replicate business-oriented initiatives addressing challenges.In selecting the winner, the Creating Shared Value Council will be looking for an entry that is innovative, applies environmentally sustainable practices, has demonstrated results on a small scale and can be viably scaled-up to help improve people's lives.2018 Prize, the call for entries for the 2016 Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize is now closed.We look for innovative projects, programmes or businesses that have already been tested either as a pilot study or at a small scale; that demonstrate positive social and environmental impact; and that need support to become commercially viable.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.About the Prize, the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize is awarded every second year.
Its overall aim is to reward the best examples of Creating Shared Value initiatives worldwide and to encourage others to adopt this approach.
Supporting rural development and sustainability, Natural Extracts Industries receives CHF 200000 in prize monies to expand its network of smallholder farmers which supply natural flavouring ingredients.
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The Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value would give you the chance to scale up your impact and achieve financial sustainability by nominating your initiative.USD 530 000) to scale up or replicate his initiative.Runner-up: msabi was selected for its True Life Water Point programme that provides access to safe water and sanitation.Supported through a new partnership with Ashoka, the 2018 Prize received a record number of applications.The application process for the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize 2018 will open in early 2017.To enter the competition, complete the nomination form before 28 February 2015 through this link for more information, please visit m or contact: Lynn Al Khatib, email: Feda Kassem, asdaa Burson-Marsteller, Dubai.