LUSH Spring Prize 2023 Awards
73 projects from around the world were shortlisted for the Lush Spring Prize for environmental and social regeneration.
Recipients were announced as part of a celebratory in-person event held in Berlin, Germany in May. This was the first time the event has been held outside of the UK, with prize recipients, judges, Lush staff, press and other guests. At least 14 different countries and five continents were represented.
A total of £236,000 was awarded to 17 groups, celebrating the efforts of regenerative practitioners across the globe. More than £1 million has now been awarded through the Spring Prize since its inception in 2017.
The 17 recipients of the 2023 Lush Spring Prize are:
Influence Projects Award
- European Coordination Via Campesina (Europe)
- Rawa Fund (Palestine)
Established Projects Award
- Himalayan Permaculture Centre (Nepal)
- Jupago Kreká Collective (Brazil)
Young Projects Award
- Cooperativa Agropecuaria de Servicios Tonanzintlalli (Nicaragua)
- Organización Waorani de Pastaza (OWAP) (Ecuador)
- Rwamwanja Rural Foundation (Uganda)
Intentional Projects Award
- Beejvan (India)
- Mycorama (Greece)
- Taniala Regenerative Camps (Madagascar)
- teKio (Mexico)
Ancient and Indigenous Wisdom Award (collaborative) (Run in partnership with Be The Earth Foundation)
- Ashiniawka – Sapara Women’s Association (Ecuador)
- Instituto Janeraka (Brazil)
- Resguardo Indígena Musu Runakuna (Colombia)
Permaculture Magazine Award (collaborative) (Run in partnership with Permaculture Magazine)
- Sol Haven (UK)
- Tejiendo Futuros ONG (Guatemala)
- Unidos Social Innovation Centre (Uganda)
Information about all 2023 Spring Prize recipients (and the shortlist) can be found on the Spring Prize website.