POLICY LEADERSHIP

H.E. Tommy Remengesau, Jr. President of Palau for strengthening the economic and environmental resilience of Palau by spearheading national policies to protect biodiversity.
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Former President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono for becoming the first president from a major developing country to voluntarily pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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SCIENCE AND INNOVATION

Sir Robert Watson, Eminent Atmospheric Scientist for promoting the science behind ozone depletion and global warming.
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ENTREPRENEURIAL VISION

U.S. Green Building Council for changing the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated.
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INSPIRATION AND ACTION

Boyan Slat, Founder of The Ocean Clean-up Initiative for his quest for a solution to the worsening and global problem of plastic debris in our oceans
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Fatima Jibrell, Founder of Adeso (formerly Horn Relief) for building environmental and social resilience amidst war and devastation.
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LIFETIME LEADERSHIP

Sylvia Earle, Ocean Explorer and Conservationist for developing global “hope spots” to safeguard the living systems underpinning global processes that maintain biodiversity.
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Mario Molina, Nobel Laureate and Renowned Ozone Scientist for spearheading one of the most significant climate-related global agreements ever made.
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