Six remarkable innovators nominated for Globe Award 2010

CONGRATULATIONS!:

  • Beakon Technologies AB, Sweden
  • Danone Sp. z o. o., Poland
  • Marine Current Turbines Ltd, UK
  • MAS Intimates (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka
  • Plantagon International AB, Sweden
  • Southwest Windpower, Inc, USA
  • “We know that humanity is facing significant challenges, what we want to know is what to do about them… Innovators from around the globe see this challenge as an opportunity. They are tackling the world’s most difficult problems head on – finding sustainable solutions that represent significant opportunities for people, planet and profit. The jury of noted experts from across the world faced a daunting challenge – choosing finalists from among the incredible applicants to this year’s Globe Award for Sustainable Innovation. Careful deliberation of each candidate led to the identification of six nominees that stand out as exemplars of sustainable innovation. On behalf of the jury, I extend our gratitude to all of the innovators who applied for this year’s award and our thanks for their participation. For the finalists who stood out among this crowd of exemplary candidates, the jury extends its congratulations for their leadership and inspiration.”

    says Philip DesAutels, Globe Award Jury Chairman, Microsoft’s Director of Academic Evangelism and researcher at Bentley University.

    More information about the nominees can be found here.

    The jury:

    Philip A. DesAutels, Chairman, Microsoft’s manager of Academic Evangelism, USA. Researcher at Bentley University, USA;
    Pierre Berthon – PhD, Holds the Clifford F Youse Chair of Marketing and Strategy at Bentley University, MA, USA;
    Charlotte Masiello-Riome, Communication Expert Consultant for the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, UK;
    Francesca Polini, Former Global Communications Director for Greenpeace and Founder of Wecare, UK;
    Prof. M.S. Swaminathan UNESCO Ecotechnology Chair and Chairman of  the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation in Chennai (Madras), India.

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