MultiChoice (www.MultiChoice.com) today announced a media broadcast partnership with the Earthshot Awards. This will help accelerate and spotlight the ingenuity and ambition of innovators, activists and scientists across Africa working to address the climate crisis on and around the continent. world.
The Earthshot Prize aims to find scalable solutions to address some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges and repair the planet over the next decade. The prize will be awarded to her five category winners, each of whom will receive her £1 million grant to expand their work.
The partnership aims to increase awareness and understanding of the Earthshot Prize across Africa, support local finalists, highlight innovative solutions and mobilize communities to address sustainability challenges. is.
“As Africa’s leading entertainment company, we have an extensive footprint on the continent, reaching 21.8 million households in 50 countries. With this partnership, we are not only educating the community about climate change, but also encouraging innovators to market their solutions and helping other companies It can inspire them to join the fight and motivate governments to prioritize climate change as part of their national agenda,” said Imtiaz Patel, Executive Chairman of MultiChoice Group.
MultiChoice is a member of the Earthshot Awards Global Alliance, a global network of nonprofits and international organizations committed to the environment and sustainable development. Through the collective strength of the Global Alliance, award winners and finalists will have access to resources across a variety of professions and sectors, including manufacturing, retail, supply his chain, legal advice, digital technology, business strategy, and government relations. can access.
“Thousands of game changers and entrepreneurs are dedicating their lives to solving the biggest challenges of our generation. Investment and support are essential to realizing their vision,” said Earth. SCHOTT Awards CEO Hannah Jones said. “MultiChoice is a highly influential partner and is inspired by our incredible investment in the Earthshot Prize. Shining a light, attracting attention and inspiring hundreds of others across the continent: a new generation of innovators.”
The Earthshot Prize will be awarded each year for the next eight years to breakthrough solutions to Earthshot’s five goals: protect and restore nature, clean the air, restore the oceans, build a waste-free world, and improve the climate. We research policies around the world.
The Earthshot Prize will first launch in 2021, with three African organizations selected as finalists: Sanergy (Kenya), Reeddi Capsules (Nigeria) and Pole Pole Foundation (Democratic Republic of the Congo).
By shining a spotlight on these innovators and their solutions, the award seeks to spark the collective imagination of the world to advance collective thinking of urgent action on the issues surrounding the climate crisis. purpose.
MultiChoice recognizes the importance of collaboration and partnership to address socioeconomic challenges. For the past 30 years, we have consistently partnered with nonprofits, civil society, and governments to drive social change.
For more information on the Earthshot Prize, please click here: https://EarthshotPrize.org
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MultiChoice group contact details:
Litlhare Moteetee, Corporate Communications
Phone: +27 11 289 3312
About the Earthshot Award:
Established in 2020 by Prince William and The Royal Foundation, the Earthshot Prize is a global environmental award for discovering, accelerating and amplifying breakthrough solutions to repair and regenerate our planet. Inspired by President John F. Kennedy’s Moonshot and united millions of people towards the goal of reaching the Moon, the Earthshot Prize is an innovative award that will help ensure the world remains on a stable orbit. It aims to catalyze Earthshot’s challenge to urgently encourage and scale solutions. By 2030, a climate where communities, oceans and biodiversity thrive in harmony. clean our air. Revive our oceans. Let’s build a lean world. Fix our climate.
The award aims to turn current pessimism around environmental issues into optimism, championing inspiring leadership and helping scale incredibly cutting-edge solutions. More than just an award, we work with the Global Alliance of Partners to support the scaling of discovered and selected solutions each year.
The Earthshot Awards Global Alliance is an unprecedented network of organizations around the world who share award ambitions. Global Alliance Founding Partners is a group of leading global organizations and philanthropists who act as strategic funding partners for the award, including Aga Khan Development Network, Bezos Earth Fund, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Breakthrough Energy Foundation, Coleman Family Ventures and DP World. is. Dubai EXPO 2020, Eleven Eleven Foundation, Holch Povlsen Foundation, Jack Ma Foundation, Legado Para A Juventude, Marc and Lynne Benioff, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Rob & Melani Walton Foundation.
About Multichoice Group:
MultiChoice Group (MCG), listed on the Main Board of the JSE on 27 February 2019, is one of the fastest growing video entertainment providers in the world, serving 21.8 million households in 50 countries on the African continent. We provide entertainment products and services. His 30+ year track record reflects a commitment to providing audiences with only the best local, sports and international content.
MCG’s strong partnerships with distributors, installers and telecommunications companies, established payment solutions, competitive pricing and selection of viewing packages continue to secure its position in the global market and its unique presence in the African market. We also offer solutions for Its direct-to-home (DTH), digital terrestrial television (DTT), and over-the-top (OTT) solutions enable businesses to capture new markets while remaining relevant and aligned with changing consumer habits. I can.
Content is the backbone of your business. MCG aims to deliver high-quality content anytime, anywhere, on any device by offering comprehensive video entertainment at a variety of price points. As a pioneer in video entertainment in Africa, MCG plays a key role in making information and entertainment easily accessible to Africans.
MCG aims to secure content rights in a cost-effective manner that reflects the diversity of its audience. Its substantial portfolio includes award-winning local content (a key differentiator in its service offering), leading sports offerings (including production capabilities) and access to international content, all of which Shared on the group’s platforms (DStv, GOtv, Showmax, M). – Nets and Supersport.
MCG has technical prowess through the security solutions that its technology company, Irdeto, brings to the group. These solutions enable MultiChoice to protect investments, create new services, and fight cybercrime. With his 50 years of expertise in software security, Irdeto’s software security solutions and cyber services protect his over 5 billion devices and applications from the world’s best brands.
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