Ali Clabburn, founder and Managing Director of Liftshare, has been announced as one of the Future 100 Young Entrepreneurs of the Year during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2008.
Global Entrepreneurship Week is looking to unleash people's enterprising ideas to address some of society's biggest issues: Climate Change, Poverty, Gender Equality, Health.
The Future 100 Awards profile young entrepreneurs, aged 18-35, who are demonstrating entrepreneurial flair and innovation in progressing a responsible business venture; one which demonstrates a balance between economic, environmental and social goals to achieve ultimate business success.
Founder of Striding Out and organiser of the Future100 awards, Heather Wilkinson, said: "The future of our world is in the hands of individuals who are committed to generating commercial and ethical returns.
"Challenging economic times can offer opportunities to question the way we operate as both a business community and a society. We are profiling the ‘Future 100' young entrepreneurs who are changing the face of everyday business and improve commerce's impact on the wider world."
The Future 100 awards encourage and reward extraordinary vision, ethical business practice and social responsibility. They aim to showcase businesses that offer innovative and sustainable solutions to social problems. The Future 100 Awards is organised by Striding Out, a social enterprise which is committed to supporting the development and growth of young and ethical entrepreneurs.
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