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Make It Right Founding Partner William McDonough To Judge Green Challenge Competition

Bill McDonough will serve as the honorary chair juror for the Netherlands Postcode Lottery GREEN CHALLENGE competition. He is joined by Liesbeth van Tongeren (Former director of Greenpeace Netherlands, MP for the Dutch Green Left party), Marty Pickett (Executive Director & General Counsel of Rocky Mountain Institute), Marieke van Schaik (Managing Director Dutch Postcode Lottery), Kofi Nketsia-Tabiri (Chief Innovations Officer, Patient Capital Partners), Jim Walker (Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of The Climate Group) and Steve Howard (Chief Sustainability Officer for the IKEA Group).  Together, they will select the winner of the 5th Green Challenge on 14 and 15 September in Amsterdam.

In this year’s prestigious contest, most contestants are from the Netherlands (231), the United States (101), the United Kingdom (91) and India (62). Energy is the most popular category (231), followed by Lifestyle (147), Mobility (85), Design (75) and ICT (35). 117 contestants are women.

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Click here to read more about Make It Right’s commitment to Cradle to Cradle principles developed by Bill McDonough and Michael Braungart.

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