Finalists 2017

SME

1366 Technologies

1366 Technologies aims to deliver solar at a cost less than coal. Solar photovoltaics (PV) technology has made great progress in the last decade, with technical improvements to efficiency and manufacturing scale cost reductions resulting in an overall 10x reduction in $/Watt from PV modules.

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24M

24M is a pre-revenue company working on advanced lithium-ion batteries (LiBs). It claims to have developed a semi-solid electrode with simpler cell design.

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Non-Profit Organization (NPO/NGO)

Solar Sister

Solar Sister is the world's first women-led social enterprise unlocking women's clean energy entrepreneurship and climate change leadership at scale by eradicating energy poverty, empowering women and making communities sustainable.

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We Care Solar

We Care Solar saves lives in childbirth by supplying solar power to remote health centres across Africa and Asia.

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Global High Schools

Asia

Hankuk Academy of Foreign Studies

Hankuk Academy of Foreign Studies (HAFS) is a prestigious private boarding school located in the northern part of Yongin, South Korea, and is the first Korean high school formed by a collaboration between the government and a university.

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British International School Riyadh

The British International School Riyadh (BISR) is an independent school offering a British-based education in the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh.

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Africa

Mfantsipim School

Mfantsipim School was established in Ghana by the Methodist Church in 1876. It is located in Cape-Coast, approximately 120km from the capital city, Accra.

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St. Mary’s Sosio Girls secondary School

St. Mary’s Sosio Girls Secondary School is a public school that was established in 1978 with the initiative of the local community under the Catholic Diocese of Bungoma to offer higher school education to students.

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The Americas

Escuela Secundaria Tecnica 67 Francisco Diaz de leon

The Escuela Secundaria Técnica No. 67 is a public technical high school in Mexico City. The majority of the school's 996 students come from low-income families.

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Public School Dimas Mozart e Silva

A state-run school, Public School Dimas Mozart e Silva was built in 1984 on the outskirts of the city of Taquarituba in a low-income community.

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Oceania

Aana College 2

The Aana 2 College is a government-run, secondary school founded in 1976 located on the Western side of Samoa.

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Sangam Sadhu Kupuswamy Memorial College

Sangam Sadhu Kuppuswamy Memorial College, located in the heart of Nadi town, is one of the institutions under the banner of TISI (Then India Sanmarga Ikya) which has a vision of being a dynamic socio-economic, cultural and educational institution.

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Europe

INSTITUTO POLITÉCNICO ESCUELAS SAN JOSÉ

Saint Joseph’s School-Polytechnic College, belonging to the Society of Jesus in Valencia, is an educational center accommodating 2,400 students.

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IES Cotes Baixes

IES Cotes Baixes is located in Alcoy, just 110km south from Valencia, Spain. It is an institution offering secondary school education for students ranging from 12 to 16 years of age, as well as bachelor's degrees (16-18 years of age) and vocational training (15-19 years of age).

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