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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 Announces 2014 Environmental Challenge Winners
Stockholm, September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Reed Elsevier, a world-leading provider of professional information solutions, today announced the winners of the 2014 Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge, which supports innovative solutions to improve sustainable access to safe...
Sep 2, 2014 10:30 AM ET
Reed Elsevier launches 2014 Environmental Challenge to Advance Access to Safe Water and Sanitation
Paris, December 3, 2013 /3BL Media/  – The 2014 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...
Dec 3, 2013 5:30 PM ET
2013 Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge winners announced
Stockholm, September 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Reed Elsevier, a world-leading provider of professional information solutions, today announced the winners of the 2013 Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge, which supports innovative solutions to improve sustainable access to safe water and sanitation. The $ 50,000 first and $ 25,000 second prize winners were announced during ...
Sep 5, 2013 7:00 AM ET
Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge shortlists 2013 projects
June 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Five projects that will bring safe water and sanitation to communities around the world The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge shortlist has been announced, highlighting five innovative ideas to provide sustainable access to safe water and sanitation. Winners will be announced in September...
Jun 27, 2013 1:20 PM ET
Video: Winner of 2011 Environmental Challenge Installs Arsenic Groundwater Removal System in Cambodia
In 2011, the Tangore-SenGupta Foundation won first prize of $50,000 in the Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge.  The project, "Sustainable Treatment of Contaminated Groundwater in Cambodia: Turning a Crisis into an Economic Enterprise", focuses on arsenic removal in ground-sourced drinking water in Cambodia. Many people living in the Mekong...
Apr 5, 2013 10:55 AM ET

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