This prize recognises organisations that can demonstrate innovative, impactful and inspirational solutions. You empower people by providing access to safe and affordable drinking water. Your organisation is active in improving water quality, sanitation, water use efficiency, protection of water-related ecosystems and community participation.
Organisations must demonstrate a clear vision and long-term plan to further deploy your solution and scale up your impact, as well as inspiring others to follow suit by furthering that technology or solution.
To be eligible to enter for this award, you should be a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME), a non-profit organisation (NPO), or a similar organisation.
The evaluation criteria is split into three parts, each with their percentages of influence on the initial assessments. They are:
The innovation criterion requires organisations to:
The impact criterion is designed to test if the organisation has:
The inspiration criterion is designed to test if the organisation has:
a long-term vision and credible plan to deploy the prize money and scale up outcomes and impact over the next 10-15 years;
a clear outline of the scale of their ambition and how they can multiply the positive impact of their core issues and continue to improve people’s lives;
demonstrated an ability to inspire others to multiply, sustain and catalyse further benefits.