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Global Footprint Network
Our mission is to promote a sustainable economy by advancing the Ecological
Footprint, a measurement tool that makes the reality of planetary limits
relevant to decision-makers.
Ecological Footprint in the Spotlight at Skoll World Forum for Social Entrepreneurship
From left: Sally Osberg, Skoll Foundation, Peter Gabriel,
Susan Burns and Mathis Wackernagel, Global Footprint Network, Muhammad Yunus, and Jeff Skoll
Global Footprint Network's founders,
Susan Burns and
Mathis Wackernagel, traveled to the
Skoll World Forum this March to receive the
Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. Skoll awardees are tackling some of the world's most pressing social problems with creative and innovative approaches. Susan and Mathis returned from the forum thoroughly inspired.
If you would like to be inspired too, WATCH
Uncommon Heroes. Common Good., and hear the stories of this year's award winners.
This year's Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship attracted nearly 700 social entrepreneurs, thought leaders, policy makers, corporate representatives, financiers, philanthropists and students from more than 40 countries. Global Footprint Network is one of only 10 organizations honored with the
Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, a three-year, $1,015,000 matching grant award from the
Skoll Foundation in recognition of the most innovative and effective approaches to resolving critical social issues.
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