The World’s Best Sustainability Ideas

Almost everyone these days talks about sustainability. Businesses, government, individuals, all want to see innovations that create prosperity while making the world a better, healthier place for us and future generations. But who’s really doing something about it? Here’s one answer.

Katerva, a sustainability recognition and intelligence organization, has just announced the finalists of its first annual Katerva Awards, which spotlights the most promising new sustainability concepts in the world.

“It’s always been good practice to give high fives for jobs well done,” says Katerva’s founder and chief executive, Terry Waghorn. “Business as usual just isn’t cutting it these days, and we want to recognize those who are leading the way to a better world.”

The finalists cover a wide variety of undertakings, from Barefoot Power to GirlUp to Sustainable Stock Exchanges to Rwanda Forest Conservation.

READ MORE: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2011/09/19/the-worlds-best-sustainability-ideas/

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