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The Event

the event

Administrator: The RELX Group

Target: Current and potential customers

the strategy

the strategy

RELX is a global provider of world-class information and tools that help their customers advance science, improve medical outcomes, enable better legal decisions, evaluate risk, forge business relationships and gain business insight. All five business units of the company have a growing portfolio of products and services that advance environmental knowledge and understanding. They are committed to using their extensive networks and expertise to facilitate the exchange and dissemination of useful information about improving access to sustainable water supply.

the results

the results

Now in its seventh year, the RELX Environmental Challenge is awarded to projects that best demonstrate how they can provide sustainable access to safe water where it is presently at risk and/or access to improved sanitation. Projects must have clear practical applicability, address identified need, and advance related issues such as health, education, or human rights. The RELX Group Environmental Challenge is open to individuals or organizations operating in the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors. Projects must advance sustainable access to safe water where it is presently at risk and/or access to improved sanitation, and include the following criteria:

  • Be replicable, scalable and sustainable. and set a benchmark for innovation
  • Have practical applicability
  • Address non-discrimination/equity of access
  • Involve and impact a range of stakeholders
  • Have local/community-level engagement

There is a $50,000 prize for the first place entry and a $25,000 prize for the second place entry. The winners also receive free access for one year to ScienceDirect, our Scientific, Technical & Medical business’ database of full text, scientific information, including almost 250,000 articles since 2000 in Environmental Sciences.