Young Champions of the Earth

Young Champions of the Earth is an initiative to identify young, talented people between the ages of 18 and 30 and to support their inspirations to create positive environmental impact. This platform will serve as a global stage to showcase technological inventions and innovative business models that will inspire others and improve the health of our planet and people around the world. Six young people – one from each global region – will be named Young Champions of the Earth. The winners will receive seed funding of $15,000, intensive training, and tailored mentorship to help them bring their big environmental ideas to life.

Organization: United Nations Environment Programme

Categories: Hands-on Projects and challenges

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