ReSource Award

The International ReSource Award for resilience in water management is a prize acknowledging social entrepreneurial thinking and leadership in implementing the principles of sustainability in water management. Every year, an international jury awards USD 150 000 to new social entrepreneurial initiatives driving sustainable water management practices. The award is one concrete initiative of how the Swiss Re Foundation contributes to the advancement of water resilience in low, lower-middle and upper–middle-income countries. Learn more.

ReSource Award Winner 2017: Clearwater Farms

This social entrepreneurial initiative intends to improve the produce supply in Sub-Saharan Africa through an aquaponic system.

ReSource Award - Winner 2015

The 2015 ReSource Award Winner Wildlife Conservation Society protects and restores watersheds and biodiversity in Brazil's Pantal region.

Winner 2014 - LI-BIRD

The main objective of the project is to scale up payments for a watershed services (PWS) system for sustainable management of biodiversity and natural resource.

ReSource Award Winner 2016: Pump for Life

The social entrepreneurial initiative intends to further validate and regionally scale a subscription based system for water point maintenance.