Grameen Shakti has received a Right Livelihood Award for bringing sustainable light and power to thousands of Bangladeshi villages.
The Right Livelihood Awards are for outstanding vision and work onbehalf of our planet and its people. This year's winners were announced onOctober 1st.
Right Livelihood is an ancient Buddhist philosophy, which embodies the principle that people should follow an honest occupation fully respecting all others and the natural world.
Bianca Jagger has been awarded the 2004 Right Livelihood Award of £150,000 which she shares with Argentinian scientist Ra˙l Montenegro and a Russian organisation, Memorial. This years awards [...]
An inspirational biodynamic farming project in Egypt has won a 2003 Right Livelihood Award. Dr Ibrahim Abouleish founded Sekem in 1977 by cultivating 70 hectares of desert north east of Cairo [...]
E.F. Schumacher's Small is Beautiful awakened many to the idea that economics does not have to be equated with growth and greed. The new vision of economics that has grown up since he wrote Small [...]