Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge Award announced at Stockholm Water Week

26/08/2011 / Kaj

World Water Week in Stockholm provides a unique forum for the exchange of views, experiences and practices between the scientific, business, policy and civic communities. It focuses on new thinking and positive action toward water-related challenges and their impact on the world’s environment, health, climate, economic and poverty reduction agendas.

The World Water Week in Stockholm is not just a forum for discussion of solutions to the world’s pressing water and related problems. It is also a place to celebrate the accomplishments of those whose outstanding efforts are already improving the water environment, bringing water and basic sanitation to those in need, and increasing our knowledge of water through groundbreaking research. The following award ceremonies took place during the week:

In a special event in Stockholm Reed Elsevier announced two winners in their Environmental Challenge Award. The awards are given to projects that are replicable, scalable, sustainable and innovative. Dr Márcia Balisciano, Director of Corporate Responsibility at Reed Elsevier said, The two winning projects fulfill the aim of the Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge to provide clean and sustainable water to communities in need and, because they are scalable, the benefits can be widely dispersed”.
See the interview with the Vice president of Reed Elsevier, YS Chi. Visit the website of the Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge

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