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SEED UN Women
Hogan Lovells together with UN Women and UNIDO is supporting the 2013 GenderEquality SEED Awards which recognise Women's Social and EnvironmentalEntrepreneurship in developing countries and emerging economies.
Founded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United NationsDevelopment Programme (UNDP), and International Union for the Conservation ofNature (IUCN) at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg,SEED supports innovative small-scale and locally driven entrepreneurships around the
globe which integrate social and environmental benefits into their business model. SEEDhas a growing programme and the 2013 SEED Awards will recognise up to 35 social andenvironmental enterprises, two of which will be for enterprises that are led or owned bywomen.
Hogan Lovells Partner Andrew Gamble will be a member of the independent expertSEED International Jury which will select the 2013 Winners. Each SEED Award winnerwill receive a package of tailored business support, capacity building services, and afinancial contribution; they will be profiled at a high-level SEED Symposium in SouthAfrica in November. The Gender Equality Winners will be offered pro bono support fromHogan Lovells.
Head of Africa Practice
Previous SEED winners include:
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organisations, women's organisations and solar-lighting producers. This is a direct sales
network of women entrepreneurs, selling solar-powered lanterns as a clean and non-hazardous light source for rural households.
Reel Gardening providing consumers with a pre-fertilised seed strip that
encases seeds at the correct depth and distance apart and offers planting instructions in
seven languages. It empowers communities to implement their own sustainable food
: “GreenTech Company Ltd” markets briquettes made from waste groundnut
shells in combination with fuel efficient stoves produced by local welders. The new
cooking stove system is piloted by partnering restaurants and school kitchens and
promoted through women’s networks.
Yasmin Waljee OBE
International Pro Bono Manager
“Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative” is a youth-led, non-profit enterprise committed
to the economic empowerment of youth by taking advantage of the abundant bambooraw materials in Ghana to manufacture and assemble high-quality bamboo bikes –
suitable for the road conditions and terrain in Ghana and affordable to the poor.;
firstname.lastname@example.orgT +44 20 7296 2962
“EcoPost” recycles waste plastic into durable and environmentally-friendly
fencing posts, so reducing plastic litter on streets and open fields. By providing an
alternative fencing material to traditional wood, EcoPost also contributes towards theconservation of forests.
More information and the Call for Applications can be found at: www.seedinit.org
Hogan Lovells has a comprehensive strategy to actively integrate diversity and inclusiveness into all activities, which includes severalwomen's initiatives and achievements:
a global diversity plan which commits to increasing the number of women partners to 25% by the start of 2017, and 30% by the
start of 2022; and of women in management positions to 30% by 2015;
an international advisory practice for social entrepreneurs, particularly supportive of women social entrepreneurs;
a number of pro bono programmes which relate to the provision of free legal advice to vulnerable women;
ranking in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women for the third year running in 2013.
"Hogan Lovells" or the "firm" is an international legal practice that includes Hogan Lovells International LLP, Hogan Lovells US LLP and their affiliated businesses.
The word "partner" is used to describe a partner or member of Hogan Lovells International LLP, Hogan Lovells US LLP or any of their affiliated entities or any employee or consultant with equivalent standing. Certainindividuals, who are designated as partners, but who are not members of Hogan Lovells International LLP, do not hold qualifications equivalent to members.
For more information about Hogan Lovells, the partners and their qualifications, see www.hoganlovells.com.
Where case studies are included, results achieved do not guarantee similar outcomes for other clients. Attorney Advertising.
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