A New Dawn for Environmental Initiatives in APAC
The Earthshot Prize, renowned for its commitment to tackling the world’s most urgent environmental challenges, has ushered in a new era with the appointment of Sarah Cragg as the Head of APAC. With her decade-long experience in the Asia-Pacific and an impressive history of spearheading sustainability projects, Cragg is perfectly positioned to amplify the organization’s mission in the region.
The Five Pillars of Earthshot
Founded on five pivotal Earthshots, The Earthshot Prize has set ambitious goals to overcome by 2030. Sarah Cragg’s role will be instrumental in guiding the initiative’s growth and influence within the Asia-Pacific, leveraging her expertise in sustainability, corporate responsibility, and purpose-driven campaigns.
A Legacy of Impact
Cragg’s professional journey is a testament to her dedication to the environment. Her tenure as the Asia Pacific Partnerships & Marketing Director at Conservation International saw the inception of groundbreaking projects like Akaria Natural Capital and the International Blue Carbon Institute. Furthermore, her leadership as APAC Head of Impact and Advocacy at Ben & Jerry’s emphasized her dedication to fostering social and environmental progress through strategic alliances.
Voices of Leadership
Hannah Jones, CEO of The Earthshot Prize, shared her enthusiasm, remarking, “We are thrilled to welcome Sarah as the Head of APAC for The Earthshot Prize. Her profound experience in sustainability and her passion for positive change make her a perfect fit for our mission. Sarah’s insights and leadership will undoubtedly play a crucial role in driving environmental innovation and creativity in the Asia-Pacific region.”
Echoing this sentiment, Cragg expressed, “I am excited to join The Earthshot Prize as Head of APAC. The Earthshot Prize’s focus on urgent optimism and positive storytelling resonate deeply with me, and I am eager to showcase and amplify the incredible eco-innovations that thrive in the Asia-Pacific region.”
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A Glimpse into the Future
Sarah Cragg’s appointment is a testament to The Earthshot Prize’s commitment to harnessing the power of business for the greater good. Her deep-rooted understanding of the Asia-Pacific dynamics ensures she’s a pivotal asset to the team.
The anticipation is palpable as The Earthshot Prize gears up for its upcoming awards ceremony in Singapore. This year, five trailblazers will be awarded a transformative £1 million each to amplify their environmental solutions. The ceremony promises not just accolades but a grand celebration of innovation, featuring global artists and musicians. Moreover, the inaugural Earthshot Week, commencing on 6 November, aims to be a melting pot of global leaders, businesses, and investors, all converging in Singapore. With the backing of strategic partners like Temasek Trust, Temasek, GenZero, and Conservation International, this week promises to be a catalyst for sustainable change.