Shifting to a Circular Economy
More than two-thirds of plastic in our oceans comes from rivers and canals. The Great Bubble Barrier catches plastic waste before it reaches the sea.
Osa Conservation is replanting mangroves, one of nature's most effective carbon sinks, in the biodiverse Térraba Sierpe National Wetland of Costa Rica.
The Great Reset offers us an opportunity to rethink our world economy in a way that puts nature, people and planet at the centre of how we operate.
Reducing Food Waste
Treasure 8's technology helps food producers reduce waste and shipping costs by creating nutritious new products from unwanted fresh food
EcoBrixs pays people to collect unwanted or discarded plastic in Uganda, then recycles it into products like fence posts and paving slabs.
Working With Nature
Nature can be be a source of inspiration and innovation as well as providing the energy to create a sustainable future for everyone.
The World Resources Institute's projects restore degraded land around the world, helping local people to address the impact of climate change.
REEEP is a Zambian government initiative that has successfully incentivized the private sector to supply electricity to even the poorest communities.
Phasing Out Plastics
Reduced consumption, improved recycling, and production that doesn't rely on fossil fuels would dramatically reduce plastic's environmental impact.
Sea Harvest is a black-owned South African fishing business that puts sustainability and its workers' welfare at the heart of its operations.
bio-bean is the world's largest recycler of spent coffee grounds, turning this waste into resources that can be used domestically and commercially.
Rewilding the Highlands
Aecom's Natural Capital Lab uses state-of-the art technology to assess the economic value of 100 acres of rewilded land in the Scottish Highlands.
New England Exemplary Forests are looking to develop their approach into a global standard for sustainable woodland management.
Growing Public Awareness
Speech by HRH The Prince of Wales at the European Year of the Environment Eyecatcher Awards, Merchant Taylor’s Hall, London, 22 March 1988
Keynote Address given by HRH The Prince of Wales to The Brundtland Commission, London, 22 April 1992