21 May 2018
Two-time Winner, Ian Thorpe has taken home the top prize for two outstanding innovations – The Elephant Pump in 2005, and the Elephant Toilet in 2008. Presenting both times on behalf of Pump Aid, the charity helps rural communities in Africa gain access to clean water and appropriate sanitation.
14 May 2018
2 years ago, a young man named Vitor Belota Gomes was waiting in a lobby when, out of seemingly nowhere, he began to celebrate. Vitor had just received a very important email to say that Liter of Light Brazil, of which he was President, had just been shortlisted for the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2016.
23 April 2018
Even after being named as a finalist for the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2017, Dr Washington Otieno from Plantwise was still surprised to be announced as the eventual winner of the Prize.
22 January 2018
We heard from Christope at the beginning of 2017 where he shared how the Moyen Bafing Project was progressing. One year on, we’re delighted to receive another update on this amazing project, and how the St Andrews Prize for the Environment has helped WCF in reaching their goals.
15 May 2017
Watch videos and interviews from the 2017 St Andrews Prize for the Environment.
01 February 2017
We are delighted to share this update with you from our 2015 St Andrews Prize Winner, The Wild Chimpanzee Foundation.
28 October 2016
The St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2016 saw a high calibre of innovative environmental projects from across the globe. Finalist, LITER OF LIGHT Brazil, wowed the judges with their project, and walked away with the 2016 Prize as a result.
25 October 2016
With the deadline for entries for this year’s St Andrews Prize fast approaching, it is great to hear from our two-time Prize winner, Ian Thorpe of the African Trust.
21 October 2016
The deadline for submissions for this year’s St Andrews Prize for the Environment is drawing ever closer. We have received a phenomenal response so far, but there is still time to submit your entry for this year. Previous finalists have seen huge success arise out of being shortlisted for the Prize, one in particular being 2016 finalist, the Mamirauá Institute.
14 October 2016
Blue Ventures has had an exciting journey since winning the St Andrews Prize back in 2014. Not only has the Prize money greatly assisted Blue Ventures in their work, the Prize also provided a valuable step to other opportunities.