Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge

Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge

The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge awards prize money to two projects that best demonstrate how they can provide sustainable access to safe water or sanitation where it is presently at risk. Projects must have clear practical applicability, address identified needs and advance related issues such as health, education or human rights. This is the third year that Reed Elsevier (Elsevier’s parent company) has held this challenge. 

There is a $50,000 prize for the first place entry and a $25,000 prize for the second place entry. Applicants gain access to Elsevier’s scientific online publications and databases, and the winning projects will be highlighted in Elsevier journal Water ResearchThis year, the challenge ties in with the United Nation’s declaration of 2013 as the International Year of Water Cooperation.

Reed Elsevier Group plc is a world leading provider of professional information solutions to the science, medical, legal, risk management, and business to business sectors. The group employs more than 30,000 people, including 16,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV; the combined market capitalisation of the two parent companies is approximately £13bn/€16bn. Their shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RUK and ENL.

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Reed Elsevier Launches 2013 Environmental Challenge to Advance Access to Safe Water and Sanitation
Abu Dhabi, January 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge was launched today, calling for innovative proposals to ensure safe water and improved sanitation for at risk communities in developing countries. The winning projects will be announced later in the...
Jan 15, 2013 11:00 AM ET
Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge Seeks Proposals to Further Access to Safe Water and Improved Sanitation
The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge was launched on November 1st, inviting submissions of innovative ideas to ensure safe water and improved sanitation for communities where access is at risk. The winning project will receive a prize of $50,000, with a $25,000 second place prize. http...
Nov 1, 2011 9:21 AM ET
Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge Winners Announced
The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge aims to encourage innovative ideas that improve access to safe and sustainable water supply. The winner of the $50,000 first prize, announced today, is Tagore-SenGupta Foundation. Their project involves installation of twelve community-level arsenic removal units in in Cambodia.   Second prize of $25,000 is awarded to...
Jun 1, 2011 12:00 PM ET
Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) London - March 1, 2011 - The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge shortlist was announced today, highlighting four innovative ideas to improve access to safe and sustainable water supply in communities where access is presently at risk. The winning project, to be announced in June, will receive a prize of $50,000, with a second place prize of $25,000.   ...
Mar 1, 2011 3:30 PM ET

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