Increasing knowledge and activating millennials for making poverty history.
Martijn spoke on the recent Glocalities report published in July 2018 and on the research into making the Sustainable Development Goals more accessible: “To fully achieve all of the SDGs, we must consider cultural differences and make them more accessible to all by simplifying language – it all starts with education.”
Front row from left to right: Fred Matser, founder Fred Foundation; Alexander Nick, Head of Sustainability Strategy and Management at BMW Group; Teresa Fogelberg (Jury Chair) Deputy Chief Executive, Global Reporting Initiative; Jan Alberdingk Thijm, Chief HR Officer & Member of the Executive Committee, Nutreco; and Professor Philipp Pattberg, Head of Department, Environmental Policy Analysis at Institute for Environmental Studies, VU Amsterdam.
Based on the pitches of six finalists, they selected three awardees of the Nudge Global Impact Award.
Marta Mazza (Gruppo Mondadori), Kevin Shahbazi (Philips), Arturo Robles (HEINEKEN), Karen Lopez (HEINEKEN), Anacelle Bautista (PeoplePods) and Sarah Schiffer (Gispen).
Mary shares her personal story of fighting corruption in Zambia through the Financial Intelligence Centre. For her leadership skills and fearlessness, it was announced by Jan van Betten that in future, there will be a new Nudge award: the Mary Chirwa Award!
(Fltr) Teresa Fogelberg (Jury Chair), Marta Mazza, Anacelle Bautista, Karen Lopez (not pictured), and Jaap Smit, Commissioner of the King in South-Holland.