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PM Narendra Modi wins Champions Of The Earth 2018 Award



PM Narendra Modi and Cochin Airport wins United Nations Champions Of The Earth 2018 Awards

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is selected for the United Nations prestigious "Champions of the Earth Award".

This award is started thirteen years ago and it is given to outstanding leaders from government, civil society and the private sector whose actions have had a positive impact on the environment.

Along with Modi, French president Emmanuel Macron has also selected for the same award.

Both of them are selected in the Policy Leadership category for their outstanding work in International Solar Alliance (ISA) and promoting new areas of levels of cooperation on environmental.  

Macron's work on the Global Pact for the Environment and Narendra Modi's unprecedented pledge to eliminate all single-use plastic in India by 2022.

Indian Cochin International Airport is the worlds first fully solar-powered airport and also been honoured this year with the award for Entrepreneurial Vision, for its leadership in the use of sustainable energy.

Total 84 persons and organizations are awarded "Champion of the Earth Award" in past 13 years.


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