Prize Winner 2001

Mats Segnestam, Sweden

The prize was awarded to Mats Segnestam for "the key visionary role he has played in incorporating environmental concerns in programmes designed to promote sustainable development.

He cultivated a global consciousness very early on and has applied his unique expertise to a longterm and unselfish commitment, which has been recognised and acknowledged by all the major international environmental and aid organisations with which he has worked.