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2023 Keeling Curve Prize Winners Announced!



Regen Organics manufactures local regenerative products like insect protein and organic fertilizer.

On July 10, 2023 the Global Warming Mitigation Project (GWMP) revealed the winners of the 2023 Keeling Curve Prize (KCP) at a reception during TED Countdown Summit in Detroit, Michigan.


The KCP awards organizations worldwide across five categories that are effectively reducing, removing, or replacing greenhouse gas emissions. Applicants hail from 114 countries from some of the most underserved communities.


“This year, I was especially excited to see Kenya as the country with the highest application count other than the U.S. I look forward to seeing how the innovations of the 2023 winners continue to heal our planet.”- Gerald Esambe, KCP Analyst and Climate Change and Green Growth Officer at African Development Bank Group.


The 2023 prize attracted more than 350 applicants, each undergoing a rigorous screening process conducted by a panel of climate experts. Prize winners receive $50,000 each.

“In every corner of the world, there are startups and nonprofits working tirelessly to bring down GHG emissions. They are the heroes that deserve recognition, support, and funding. At its core, that's why the KCP exists.” - Ashwati Ramesh, KCP Judge and Lead of Climate Tech Investment Network (Climate Collective Foundation).

Waste Warrior’s Society is solving the waste crisis in the Indian Himalayan Region with sustainable solutions.

2023 Keeling Curve Prize winners are:


Regen Organics - Manufacturer of regenerative agriculture products using Black Soldier Fly Larvae.

Vesta - Coastal carbon capture using the natural mineral olivine for ocean alkalinity enhancement.

Reeddi - Energy capsule for clean, affordable, reliable electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Build Up Nepal - Eco-friendly brick manufacturing and local economic development.

Stand.earth Research Group - NPO working to halt expansion of oil and gas drilling by securing Amazon Exclusion Policies from major global banks.

Vita - Facilitates rural climate-smart economies in Africa.

Health in Harmony - NPO working alongside indigenous communities to regenerate livelihoods and protect rainforests.

Waste Warriors Society - NPO working with government agencies and communities on municipal waste problems.

Zero Emission Bus Rapid Accelerator (ZEBRA) - Co-led by C40 Cities and the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), the ZEBRA partnership accelerates the deployment of zero emission buses in major Latin American cities.

Auto-Truck EA Limited - Kenyan-based company manufacturing electric mobility products and solutions.

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