Posts Tagged ‘award’

SLN Makes Top 200 in MacArthur 100&Change Competition!

Dominic Stucker, May 21st, 2017
We are pleased to share that SLN’s proposal on “Bringing Carbon Home: Systems Thinking to Reverse Climate Change” was ranked in the top 200 in the MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change competition. With over 800 submissions in all, this recognition is significant and speaks to the power of the Fellows Network and everyone’s excellent, ongoing work and collaboration.

Helping Safeguard the Great Bear Rainforest Wins the Buckminster Fuller Challenge Award

Dominic Stucker, October 15th, 2016
Valerie Langer (Stand.Earth), Nicole Rycroft (Canopy), Allegra Fuller (BFI), and Edie Farwell (SLN) at the Buckminster Fuller Challenge Award ceremony, October 2016 Donella Meadows Fellow Valerie Langer, Strategic Projects Director at Stand.Earth (formerly ForestEthics), was a lead member of a multi-stakeholder coalition involving government, First Nations, environmental groups, and logging companies that successfully safeguarded the Great

Funding Social and Environmental Justice in Brazil is Recognized as an Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize Finalist

Dominic Stucker, July 12th, 2016
Amalia Souza, Donella Meadows Fellow and Co-Founder and Director of the CASA Socio-Environmental Fund in Brazil, was nominated as one of 7 worldwide finalists for the Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize in 2016. The prize recognizes individuals who work for the development of philanthropy for progressive social change in emerging market countries. CASA’s purpose is to

Cabot Creamery Wins US Dairy Sustainability Award and Achieves B-Corp Certification

Dominic Stucker, May 30th, 2016
The Cabot sustainability team and Cooperative dairy farmers at the award ceremony in Chicago, Illinois, May 2016 (photo courtesy of Alyssa Schukar Photography)* The sustainability efforts of Cabot Creamery Cooperative, directed by Donella Meadows Fellow Jed Davis, have been recognized at the national level with the winning of the US Dairy Sustainability Award. In this news

Innovation in Montana: The First Generation of Mid-Scale Organic Farming

Dominic Stucker, June 15th, 2015
Fellow Anna Jones-Crabtree and her husband became first generation, mid-scale organic farmers when they started their dryland Vilicus Farms in rural Montana in 2009. Vilicus is Latin for ‘steward of the land.’ The challenges have included severe climate change impacts, particularly drought, balancing full time jobs off the farm to ensure cash flow and standing

“Restore My Climate” Video by Jenna Rice Wins Third Place in National Competition

Dominic Stucker, June 30th, 2014
“My name is Jenna Rice and I live in a small town in Vermont. I am a homeschool student in my junior year focusing on learning about farming and sustainable agriculture. I am doing things like growing a garden, training a team of oxen, and working on a small farm. I made the video below for

Volvo Adventure Calls for Young Applicants: Projects for the Environment

Dominic Stucker, July 23rd, 2012
Reef Rangers team member planting trees to prevent coastal erosion. 2012 finalists. The Volvo Adventure – in partnership with the United Nations Environment Program – is an educational program that rewards environmental activities and the decision-makers of the future. To enter, form a team of 2 to 5 members aged 13 to 16 (at competition opening