|Award Winner 2009|
Rapidly growing cities and towns house half of the world's population. They represent 75
For this reason the Göteborg Award, one million Swedish crowns, is shared equally by three people who have found new solutions to these enormous challenges:
This is the tenth Göteborg Award and the total amount of the prize is one million Swedish crowns. The Award was founded by the City of Göteborg and several interested companies in 1999. Its purpose is to "stimulate further positive developments and recognize strategic work for national and international sustainable development".
It is funded by the City together with the Second Swedish National Pension Fund, Carl Bennet AB, Elanders AB, Eldan Recycling, Folksam, Götaverken Miljö, Handelsbanken, Nordea, Peab, Schenker AB, SKF and The Swedish Co-operative Union (KF).
The Award winners will receive their prize at a prize ceremony on the 26th of November in Göteborg.