Finalists 2016 ZFEP

Large Corporation

BYD

BYD Company Ltd. was founded in 1995 in Shenzhen, China, by Wang Chuanfu. It is the world’s largest rechargeable battery supplier and new energy vehicle manufacturer. 

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Infosys

Infosys is a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services. We enable clients in more than 50 countries to outperform the competition and stay ahead of the innovation curve. 

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Iberdrola

IBERDROLA has undergone a transformation over the last ten years which has enabled it to advance through the ranks to become the number one Spanish energy group. It is one of the Spanish main companies on the Ibex 35 by market capitalisation. 

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SME

Greenlight Planet

Greenlight Planet Inc. (a social-mission for-profit business) has grown over the past five years to become the leading global provider of affordable solar-powered energy systems for off-grid people.  Our line of Sun King™ solar lanterns and home systems range in retail price from $8 to $100.

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Green Energy & Biofuels

Green Energy & Biofuels (GEB), a leader and Africa’s foremost company, bringing Cellulosic Bio Ethanol from Waste Biomass into the domestic and transport fuel market.

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Off Grid Electric

Off Grid Electric (OGE) is the world’s first massively scalable off-grid electric company. OGE provides clean, affordable and transformative energy directly to households that have never had access to reliable electricity.

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Non-Profit Organization (NPO/NGO)

Solar Aid

SolarAid is a charity with the mission of lead role in eradication of an entire category of oil use, across an entire continent, whilst alleviating poverty with a rare potency. 

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Rural Services Foundation (RSF)

Rural Services Foundation (RSF) is a rural services organization with leading role in Access to Energy by delivering Solar Home Systems (SHS) and after sale services in rural Bangladesh creating around 4,000 solar promoters and providing 545,000 SHS to solarize community people.

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SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

SNV is a non-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago. It has built a long-term, local presence in 38 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. 

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Kopernik

Kopernik delivers sustainable energy technologies to last mile communities to reduce poverty. As of October 2015, Kopernik has distributed more than 60,000 units of clean energy technologies including solar lights, solar home systems, water filters, and clean cookstoves, reaching over 300,000 people.  

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Global High Schools

Asia

Mahindra United World College of India

UWC Mahindra College delivers a transformative educational experience to change makers from diverse social, economic and cultural backgrounds. We inspire action through intellectual engagement with global issues combined with project-based experiential and service learning in the local community.

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Royal College

Royal College, the biggest and the oldest public school in Sri Lanka, was founded in 1835 by the British and has been providing free education for nearly 9,000 students. The most significant feature of Royal College is that it is a multi-ethnic and multi-religious community.

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Korea Science Academy of KAIST

Korea Science Academy is the only high-school in Korea for science-gifted students fully supported by the ministry of science, ICT and future planning of Korea. 

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Africa

Mfantsipim School

Mfantsipim School was established in 1876 by Methodist Missionaries in Cape-Coast, Ghana. It is the oldest high school in Ghana, having boarding facilities and following the curriculum of the Ghana Education Service.

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SOS HG Sheikh Secondry School

SOS HG Sheikh Secondary School is situated in Sheikh town in Somaliland, and a 3 hour drive from the capital, Hargeisa. We have 300 students inside the school campus. The school has boarding houses for the students, teachers, and administration.

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Abaarso School of Science and Technology

Based in Somaliland, Abaarso School nurtures the academic, intellectual, and character development of promising Somali boys and girls, so they can effectively and ethically advance their society.

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The Americas

Institución Educativa Gabriel Plazas

Gabriel Plazas is a public school, founded in 1984. Located at north of Huila department, in a town called Villavieja, surrounded by the Tatacoa dessert, with temperatures higher than 36° Celsius.

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Manuel Picasuti School

Manuel Picasuti School is located in Guirayoasa La Brecha's community, in the Municipality of Charagua, Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

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Conalep Juanacatlán

Conalep Juanacatlán was created by presidential decree in 1978 as an public decentralized agency from the Federal Government, with legal personality and patrimony.

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Oceania

Lume Rural Training Center

Lume Rural Training Center is a vocational training facility on Tanna Island, Vanuatu, Melanesia, South Pacific. We train 500+ students ages 13-18 in construction, climate change, hospitality and human rights.

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Cashmere High School

Cashmere High School is a co-educational state secondary school of 1700 students, based in Christchurch, the heart of New Zealand’s beautiful South Island. 

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Huonville High School

Huonville High School is a co-educational comprehensive school offering secondary and senior secondary education for students in Grades 7 to 12.

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Europe

Schuelerforschungszentrum Suedwuerttemberg

Imagine students, all technology enthusiasts, who work on scientific and technological problems, researching and inventing, because they are interested. 

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Belvedere College

Belvedere College S.J. was founded in 1832 and has been located in Dublin city centre throughout its history. Although fee paying, students come from a diverse socio-economic background with 10% of students attending on a bursary program for students who could not otherwise attend due to social and financial barriers.

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