Earthshot Prize goes to an Indian firm and another led by an Indian-American


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On Tuesday, an Indian solar-powered tech venture that is aiming to combat food waste in the country and a global soil carbon marketplace founded by an Indian American have been found worthy of being a winner in this year’s prestigious Earthshot Prize. The 5 winners were announced by the prize, founded by Britain’s Prince William and dubbed the ‘Eco Oscars.’

S4S Technologies, founded in 2013 by 7 university friends Nidhi Pant, Vaibhav Tidke, Swapnil Kokte, Ganesh Bhere, Shital Somani, Tushar Gaware and Ashwin Pawade, won the award in the “Earthshot Prize to Build a Waste-Free World” category, while Boomitra, founded in 2017 by Aadith Moorthy, won the award in the “Fix our climate” category.

In a ceremony held in Singapore, Prince William and The Earthshot Prize named Acción Andina, GRST, WildAid Marine Program, S4S Technologies, and Boomitra the 2023 Winners of The Earthshot Prize.

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