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SUSTAINIA AWARD WINNER 2015
Fighting air pollution and safety challenges in cities
The winner of Sustainia Award 2015 is a policy solution from Chennai, India, which is transforming the city’s approach to transportation from car-centric to people-friendly – addressing safety concerns and air pollution in one go.
SUSTAINIA COMMUNITY AWARD WINNER 2015
Turning plastic waste into a currency
The winner of the Sustainia Community Award 2015 is a resource solution, which offerscommunities a way to collect waste plastic and repurpose it as a form of currency. It gives individuals the chance to improve their livelihoods, and encourages companies to purchase and use this recycled material. The concept is called Social Plastic®.
LEADING SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION 2015:
Bold redesign makes indian city a rolemodel for sustainable cities.
DECEMBER 6th- 2015, COP21 PARIS: Effective and inspirational, the redesign
of Indian city Chennai wins the 2015 Sustainia Award, chaired by Arnold Schwarzenegger,
for its solution to the city’s mounting air pollution and traffic casualties.
Chennai receives the award while responding to severe floods that have left most of the
city under water, placing the climate change agenda top of mind.
100 BREAKTHROUGH INNOVATIONS
Sustainability Becomes the Attractive Choice JUNE 11 – 2015, PARIS: In Brazil, they are producing solar-powered hearing aids, which are equal in price to disposable alternatives, but last up to three years. Non-sustainable alternatives, such as polluting zinc batteries, last approximately one week. Further North in the kingdom of Denmark, a young start-up saves parents up to $2,100 in the first year of their baby’s life by renting out clothing and exchanging it for larger sizes as the child grows….
Sustainia Award Winner
OCT 2014 In Lagos, Nigeria, Wecyclers is fighting back against unmanaged waste while at the same time converting daunting environmental and health-related risks into new opportunities…
WecyclersStory.docx / .pdf
Sustainia Community Award Winner
OCT 2014With the intent of creating a fairer economy, the social enterprise Fairphone is changing the way mobile phones are made…
Green solutions can reverse rise in chronic diseases
100 Solutions Wanted for Global Sustainability Campaign
Schwarzenegger Selects Water Grid Solution as Best Innovation 2013
Emerging Economies Enter Green Innovation Race
New Book Showcases Sustainable Living Achievable in 10 Years
Schwarzenegger presents Sustainia Award to off-grid solar innovation
100 solutions will change Rio+20
June – Launch of Sustainia100 Guide at Rio+20 in Rio de Janeiro
New series of travel guides to the sustainable future
Launch of Sustainia’s City Guide Series with the publication ‘Guide to Copenhagen 2025’
SCHWARZENEGGER: TIME FOR A NEW BREED OF ACTION HEROES
Sustainia Award Ceremony
2015 Sustainia Award winner is transforming the streets of Chennai
Game-changers honoured at Sustainia Awards 2015
Winner of 2015 Sustainia award is changing the face of Chennai
Richard Branson Presents Sustainia Award for World’s Most Innovative City Solution
Eco-friendly living -Erik Rasmussen