Awardee: Canadian Federal Government, Canada
Thank you for your diligence and commitment to ensure effective SDG progress in Canada
The Government of Canada embraces the universality of the 2030 Agenda and is committed to the implementation of the SDGs in Canada and internationally through a whole-of-society approach. Working with partners and stakeholders, Canada is striving to end poverty and inequality, build more prosperous and peaceful societies and protect the planet.
raiSE Singapore, Singapore
Jordanian Ministry of Culture, Jordan
Awardee: Basque Government, Spain
Thank you for your continued contribution to formulating proposals for social innovation.
Prosper Portland, Oregon, USA
Prosper Portland is the Economic and Urban Development Agency for the City of Portland. The organisation focuses on building an equitable economy, based on four cornerstones – growing family-wage jobs, advancing opportunities for prosperity, collaborating with partners for an equitable city and creating vibrant neighborhoods and communities. To support that work it seeks to maintain an equitable, innovative, financially sustainable agency. Prosper Portland invests financial and human capital to serve the city and its residents.
The organisation is instrumental in working in partnership with the social enterprise sector in and around Portland.
The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) was established to remove the bureaucratic constraints and bottlenecks to doing business in Nigeria with a view to reducing the time, cost and procedures in starting and running a business and to increase efficiency.
PEBEC supports ministries, departments and agencies on reforms being implemented across the federal, legislative and judicial arms of government and subnational governments on ease of doing business interventions aimed at enabling micro, small and mediumenterprises (MSMEs) to start and grow their businesses.
AECT, European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation Duero-Douro, Spain and Portugal
EGTC Duero-Douro is a collaborative ecosystem that was established on 14 March 2009 and published in the Official Gazette of the European Union on 16 June 2009.
The functions of the Duero-Douro EGTC are the execution of territorial cooperation programmes or projects co-financed under the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and/or the Cohesion Fund. They actively pursue projects and investments that address social impact, sustainable energy, collective self consumption and rural development.