A new study about the harmful effects of Glyphosate is lending weight to 2012 Goldman Prize recipient Sofia Gatica’s campaign to stop the indiscriminate spraying of toxic agrochemicals in Argentina and around the world.
The employee-owned center diverts 30 large shipping containers of recyclable material from landfills six days a week while providing 180 full-time jobs to the city.
Leaving San Francisco on Tuesday morning for Washington, DC, the 2013 Goldman Prize recipients have not slowed down a bit in the days following Monday’s award ceremony.
The Prize recipients had the honor of meeting with several prominent political leaders including President Barack Obama, acting EPA Administrator Robert Perciasepe and Chair Nancy Sutley from the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
On Monday, April 15, we celebrated six environmental heroes in front of an audience of 3,200 at San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House. The ceremony was punctuated by powerful video profiles, energizing speeches from the recipients and overwhelming applause from the audience.
Following the ceremony, guests were treated to a reception at San Francisco’s City Hall, where they had the opportunity to meet the Goldman Prize recipients and members of the Goldman family.
Today we are spotlighting a few Goldman Prize winners that will be attending the 2013 Goldman Prize ceremonies in San Francisco and Washington, DC. We love seeing past Prize recipient sharing such a special night with the newest additions to the Goldman Prize family.