Die Umweltstiftung „Fondation Yves Rocher“ zeichnet seid über 25 Jahren Frauen mit besonderem Engagement im internationalen Umweltschutz aus. 2021 gewinnt Katja Wiese den herausragenden dritten Preis neben 400 anderen Frauen aus 15 Ländern. Der Preis mit Namen "Trophée de Femmes 2021" ist mit 3.000 € dotiert und wird zur „Umsetzung neuer Ideen im Rahmen Dynamischen Agroforst als biodiversitätsfördernde Anbaumethode in Südamerika, Madagaskar und auch Deutschland“ zur Verfügung gestellt. Hier geht es zur Pressemitteilung
UN Decade on Biodiversity
The Naturefund project Reifenberger Wiesen was honored by the UN Decade of Biodiversity. The award of the UN Decade will be given to projects that make an exemplary contribution to preserving biodiversity.
National Energy Globe Award 2013
The Energy Globe Award for Sustainability is one of the world's leading sustainability awards. Naturefund wins the 2013 prize for the second time. Every year, it honors outstanding projects in climate and environmental protection.
Alfred Westenberger, our project partner of the Apollo organization wins the environmental prize "Citoyenne 2016"! Among other projects, the cooperation with Naturefund in the land conservation project on the Reifenberger Wiesen in the Taunus was honored. The prize is awarded by the Citoyen Foundation every two years. In the process, projects in the Rhine-Main area are being honored, who are dedicated and innovative in their efforts to promote dialogue and tolerance in social interaction and to practice sustainable action.
Trophée de Femmes 2006
The "Yves Rocher Foundation" is under the umbrella of the "Institut de France" and is committed to the conservation and protection of nature and biodiversity worldwide. Every year, the "Trophée de Femmes" environmental prize honors women who do great things for the environment and who work for the common good. In 2006 our managing director Katja Wiese was awarded this prize for her special dedication to nature with her initiative Naturefund.
Selected supporting organizations of Naturefund projects.
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is currently funding two Naturefund projects. The goal of both projects is to improve the living conditions of smallholder families through dynamic agroforestry. Dynamic agroforestry is a relatively young cultivation method, in which in addition to agricultural products and numerous trees are planted.
Deutsche Umwelthilfe e.V.
Our current project in Malawi is supported by Deutsche Umwelthilfe e. V. (DUH) and Rapunzel Naturkost in their hand-in-hand fund with 5,000 €! The hand-in-hand fund supports ecological and social projects through its hand-in-hand fund. Funding is intended to strengthen the self-responsibility of civil societies.