8 November 2023
by Sarah Morgan

Earthshot prize winners

Prince William and The Earthshot Prize named the 2023 Winners of the prize at the Earthshot Prize Awards ceremony in Singapore.

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The winners are, Acción Andina, GRST, WildAid Marine Program, S4S Technologies, and Boomitra.

Acción Andina is a grassroots, community-based initiative working across South America to protect native high Andean forest ecosystems for their invaluable benefits to nature and millions of people in the region.

GRST’s solution offers a pathway to make the electric cars of the future cleaner, with the development of a new way to build and recycle lithium-ion batteries.

WildAid Marine Program is a global non-profit organisation that scales marine enforcement to end illegal fishing and strengthen ocean conservation.

S4S Technologies’ solar-powered dryers and processing equipment to combat food waste, enables small-hold farmers to preserve crops and turn produce that might otherwise go to waste into valuable products.

Boomitra are removing emissions and boosting farmer profits by incentivising land restoration through a verified carbon-credit marketplace.

The winners were chosen from among the 15 innovators and entrepreneurs named as 2023 Earthshot Prize Finalists, each were awarded a £1mln prize to help scale their solutions and accelerate their growth and impact.

On 12 November, The Earthshot Prize Awards will be broadcast on the BBC in the United Kingdom, PBS in the United States, various MultiChoice channels across Africa, Mediacorp’s Channel 5, mewatch and Mediacorp YouTube Entertainment Channel in Singapore, and on The Earthshot Prize’s YouTube channel in other territories around the world.

In addition to the Prize’s investment in the five Winners, all 15 Finalists will receive mentorship, resources and technical support from The Earthshot Prize Fellowship Programme, a year-long programme to accelerate the growth of their solutions.

Nominations for the Prize’s fourth cohort of innovations and entrepreneurs is now open and closes on 15 December. 

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