A Soil scientist and an entrepreneur will be handed the German Environmental Award

Osnabrueck, Germany (dpa) – The German Federal Environmental Foundation on Friday awarded 500,000 euros to a soil scientist and an entrepreneur as part of its German Environmental Award.Soil scientist Ingrid Koegel-Knabner from the Technical University of Munich and entrepreneur Reinhard Schneider, whose company Werner & Mertz is in the laundry detergent and cleaning product industry, will split the prize, the DBU said. DBU General Secretary Alexander Bonde said they are both “innovators in the field of environmental protection who provide us with the solutions of the future for the enormous ecological challenges of the present.” “We need fundamental economic, political and technological change processes at all levels in order to find truly sustainable development,” he said. The prize will be awarded on October 27 by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

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