Armory Square Ventures Announces Groundbreaking Translation Prize to Fuel Literary Creativity and Extend Reach of South Asian Literature

SKANEATELES, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Armory Square Ventures, a technology venture capital firm operating across New York State, announced its launch today of the Armory Square Prize for South Asian Literature in Translation. The new annual prize awards a talented literary translator with book publication. The winning manuscript, selected by a jury ofContinue Reading

NWD's Impact Kommons-backed Green Startups Clinch DBS Social Impact Prize For Advocating Social Innovation, Co-creating A More Sustainable Future

HONG KONG, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New World Development Company Limited (“NWD”, the “Company” or the “Group”, Hong Kong stock code: 00017) announced today that 11 Hong Kong and global companies onboarded by NWD’s accelerator Impact Kommons have been recognised by DBS Social Impact Prize for their culturally-driven, sustainability-oriented technologyContinue Reading

18 Organizations Prioritizing Climate Solutions for Underrepresented Communities Win $200,000 Each The Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize fosters grassroots innovation, community-centric networks, and ground-up solutions to accelerate climate and clean energy technology advancement within disadvantaged communities. Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announcedContinue Reading

These Are the Winners of the 2022 Goldman Environmental Prize

The Goldman Environmental Prize has been called the “Green Nobel.” The prestigious award is given out each year to grassroots environmental leaders from the world’s six inhabited continents. Grassroots is defined as people involved in local efforts, “where positive change is created through community or citizen participation.” These individuals are,Continue Reading

U.S. Actions to Address Plastic Pollution

ASSISTANT SECRETARY TOLOUI:  Good morning, everyone.  Welcome to the State Department.  Like to welcome Under Secretary Fernandez, President Stinson, honored guests, ladies and gentlemen.  Good morning and welcome to the 2022 World Food Prize Laureate announcement ceremony.  I know some of you are joining us virtually, but I’m happy toContinue Reading