Emma Thompson looks effortlessly stylish in a navy suit and sneakers to attend the Earthshot Prize Awards
Emma Thompson looked elegant as she attended Prince William’s inaugural Earthshot Prize Awards at Alexandra Palace in London on Sunday.
The actress, 62, cut a chic silhouette in a navy blazer with a dazzling silver brooch, which she layered above a matching silk top.
She donned matching pants and gave the look a cool twist with white sneakers.
Looks great: Emma Thompson looked stunning as she attended Prince William’s first Earthshot Prize Awards on Sunday
She paired her blue suit with glamorous makeup and styled her lavish white locks into a sleek bob for the event.
It was the first ceremony of the global environmental competition organized by the Duke of Cambridge, which lasted for a decade.
A set of top judges – including Sir David Attenborough, Cate Blanchett, Shakira and Queen Rania of Jordan – joined the show which saw the winners hand over £ 1million for an idea to protect the planet.
A crowd of stars arrived via a green carpet, before taking their seats in Alexandra Palace’s beautiful East Court Theater for the ceremony.
Center of attention: The actress, 62, cut an elegant figure in a navy blazer with a dazzling silver brooch, which she layered above a coordinating silk top
Beauty: She paired her blue suit with glamorous makeup, with a light layer of foundation and a trendy pink lip
An exciting and star-studded group of internationally acclaimed Earthshot Prize performers, presenters and guests have joined William and his wife Kate Middleton.
Prince William will also present a new BBC environment show featuring pioneers recognized for finding innovative solutions to the most pressing climate problems.
The event will be a celebration of the natural world, focused on transforming the current pessimism surrounding environmental issues into optimism by celebrating the people and places that are driving change.
The stars of the show will be the first five Earthshot Prize winners to be announced at the ceremony.
It will celebrate the ingenuity of the 15 Earthshot Award finalists and their extraordinary work in addressing the challenges posed by climate change and the threats to our oceans, air and lands.
Launched by the Royal Foundation in October 2020, the Earthshot Prize was inspired by President John F. Kennedy’s “Moonshot” program in the 1960s, which united millions around the goal of reaching the moon.
What a pair! It was the first ceremony of Prince William’s decade-long Global Environmental Competition (pictured with wife Kate Middleton)
It aims to spur change and inspire collective action around our unique ability to innovate, solve problems and ultimately fix our planet over the next ten years.
The award is based on five “Earthshot” objectives: Protect and restore nature; Fix our climate; Purify our air; Revive our oceans; Building a world without waste
Five £ 1million prizes will be awarded each year for the next 10 years, offering at least 50 solutions to the world’s biggest environmental problems by 2030.
The Earthshot Prize 2021 which will air Sunday at 8 p.m. on BBC One.
The 15 Earthshot Prize finalists
Buckingham Palace lit up in green ahead of the first Earthshot Award ceremony in Alexandra
Protect and restore nature finalists
- Pole Pole Foundation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – a community-led conservation initiative protecting gorillas and local livelihoods
- the Republic of Costa Rica for a program paying local people to help revive the rainforest
- Restor, from Switzerland, which operates an online conversation research engineering platform
Clean our air finalists
- Blue Map App, from China – an environmental database
- Takachar from India who turns agricultural waste into salable bioproducts
- Vinisha Umashankar, who proposes to use solar power to replace charcoal to power millions of roadside ironing carts in India
Relive our finalist oceans
- Coral Vita, from the Bahamas, which grows coral on land to replant in the oceans
- Living seawalls, from Australia, for its habitat panels, adapted to defenses against the sea, mimic natural formations like rock pools
- Pristine Seas, a global ocean conservation program of the United States
Finalists for Building a Waste-Free World
- The food waste hubs of the city of Milan
- Sanergy, Kenya, which is a company that turns organic waste into fertilizer and insect protein for farmers
- Wota Box from Japan turns over 98% of wastewater into clean freshwater
Secure our climate finalists
- AEM Electrolyser, from Thailand, Germany and Italy, which is a green hydrogen technology company
- Reeddi capsules, from Nigeria, are solar energy capsules that can be rented and reimbursed for $ 0.50 per day, reducing energy costs by 30% and boosting local businesses
- Solbazaar, from Bangladesh, the world’s first peer-to-peer energy exchange network