Call for Entries: 2014 Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value

Deadline: March 31, 2013

The call for entries for the 2014 Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value is now open. Do you run an innovative project or a social enterprise in the area of nutrition, water, or rural development? Nominate your intiative! The Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value would give you the chance to scale up your impact and achieve financial sustainability by nominating your initiative.

The Prize is awarded every two years and helps innovative, commercially viable, and high impact initiatives achieve social scale and financial sustainability. The Laureate receives an investment of up to CHF 500,000 (approx. USD 530 000) to scale up or
replicate his initiative.


The Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value is open to individuals, private businesses, not-for-profit organisations, governmental and inter-governmental organisations as well as academic institutions having implemented an initiative related to nutrition, water or rural development.

Specific fields of activity include, but are not limited to:

– Improving access to nutrition and increasing nutrition knowledge.
– Improving access to water and protecting water resources.
– Developing local agricultural value chain and integrating smallholder farmers in the supply chain.

Applicants may be based in any country of the world. However, the initiative must be implemented in a low or middle income country.


The winner is selected by the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Advisory Board and is presented with the award at the Creating Shared Value

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