On November 8th, during the 22nd Energy Globe World Award ceremony, held in Glasgow, Ahmed Ismail Megahed, green entrepreneur from Phase I of SwitchMed and founder of ECO, has been selected as “The world’s best environmental project” in category earth. Ahmed was trained and supported by SwitchMed through the Green Entrepreneurship programme carried out by SCP/RAC.
The Energy Globe Award is currently the world’s leading environmental prize, with more than 180 participant countries and between 2,000 and 3,000 projects submitted every year. The Energy Globe Award recognizes outstanding projects worldwide that conserve and protect natural resources, and that employ renewable energy. Energy Globe seeks innovative projects and smart technologies in five categories: Earth, Fire, Water, Air, and Youth. The international winners in each of five categories receive €2000 in prize money.
His machine was showcased during the Award ceremony in the presence of more than 800 media channels and representatives from 186 countries.
Moreover, this recognition for the green entrepreneur comes with another one. Indeed, ECO has won this year both the international Award [category Earth] as well as the [Egypt national winner]. Earlier this month, Ahmed Megahed had been invited to receive ENERGY GLOBE award from the Austrian ambassador as national winner in a ceremony in the Austrian embassy in Egypt.
“We are proud that we are the first Egyptian company to win this award since its establishment 20 years ago”, Ahmed Ismail Megahed, manager of ECO.
With his invention based on a revised ancient food preservation technique, Ahmed helps eradicate poverty and hunger by cutting down on food loss starting from Qena governorate in Egypt then expanding all over the world. How? More info here.
Congratulations Ahmed, here is for many more successes.
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