Prince William launches £50m Earthshot Prize: An initiative that strives to become the most distinguished global environment prize historically, Prince William has launched the Earthshot Prize
The decade-long enterprise will see £50 million allocated to pioneers during the course of a decade that will work in order to tackle climate challenges across biodiversity and nature, climate and energy, air pollution, and oceans.
Five prizes worth £1 million a piece will be offered to winners each year. The new prize is set to uphold scientific projects that will generate new technologies to bolster change and help repair the planet.
The nominations for the first year, including more than 100 nominating partners being invited to submit nominations of those communities, individuals, businesses and organisations who could win the Earthshot Prize, will open on 1st November,
Run by Deloitte, nominations will be screened as part of an independent assessment procedure.
Agreeing with the winners, the prize money will support environmental and conservation projects.
The launch comes after two years of work to establish a project which will support the global acheivement to protect and recover the environment by Prince William and The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
“People can achieve great things. And the next ten years presents us with one of our greatest tests, a decade of change to repair the Earth.” stated Duke of Cambridge.
Prince William launches £50m Earthshot Prize