Organising the SEED Gender Equality Award by UN Women

Sustainable Entrepreneurship

In the framework of hosting the SEED Initiative, adelphi implements a project financed by UN Women. UN Women is the United Nation Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The overall objective of the project is to hand out the SEED Gender Equality Award 2013 to the most promising social and environmental entrepreneur that is women-led or owned, and prioritises gender equality or women’s empowerment as a core objective.

The SEED Gender Equality Award Winner "Life Out Of Plastic - L.O.O.P" from Peru was identified through an international competition targeting development countries and emerging economies. The winner did receive professional counselling to strengthen and continuously improve innovative concepts to sustainable development, gender equality and women empowerment. As part of the project activities, the winner's progress and impact over time will be assesed and summarised in a study report.