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Tristan Lecomte

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2009

Tristan Lecomte is enabling companies and consumers to contribute to large-scale carbon reduction and is developing the market for carbon neutral products. Understanding that associated costs for traditional industries and the complexity of carbon markets hinder the goals of the Kyoto Protocol,... Read more

Grégory Gendre

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2010


Grégory Gendre is on leave from the Ashoka Fellowship. For more information on his status, please contact [email protected].

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Julien Noé

Ashoka Fellow since Apr 2011

By creating the first viable, sustainable and scalable alternative to the existing nuclear power production system, Julien Noé is helping transform the existing electricity market in France. Julien’s grassroots cooperative model incentivizes citizens to rethink their consumption practices and offers... Read more

Vincent Legrand

Ashoka Fellow since May 2014

Due to their poor thermic insulation, 10% of the total energy consumption in France is from individual houses built before 1975. Structuring a large-scale supply solution for thermic renovation, Vincent Legrand is transforming this issue into a social, environmental and economic opportunity. Read more

Pierre-Yves Herrouet

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2015

With a central philosophy that “it’s not worth giving, it’s not worth selling, it’s worth constructing together,” Pierre is addressing the unmet needs of diverse impoverished rural and urban communities in northern Argentina for cleaner and cost-effective energy solutions, thereby improving their... Read more

Michihiko Iwamoto

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2015

Michihiko is revolutionizing the way Japan thinks about used materials by creating a Consumer-Participated Recycling Culture, whereby used clothing and such electronics as cell phones can be recycled and turned into bio-ethanol and precious metals, without leaving any waste. His method loops in both... Read more

Nicolás está fusionando los conceptos de energía, vivienda, y sostenibilidad en una serie de iniciativas creativas y contextualizadas encaminadas a mejorar las condiciones de las viviendas y la calidad de vida de las personas en los sectores más humildes de la sociedad en América Latina. Desde...

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Sharon Gamson Danks

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2017

United States
Sharon Danks inspires and enables communities to enrich their school grounds and use them to improve children’s well-being, learning and play while contributing to the ecological health and resilience of their cities. Read more

Duquesne Fednard

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2017

Duquesne Fednard has developed a new consumer financing model to make high-impact technologies accessible to Haitians with little to no savings/income. His model leverages economies of scale by aggregating consumer demand and contributes to overcoming the challenge of last mile distribution. Read more