Since 2008, BNP Paribas Wealth Management has been rewarding remarkable philanthropic initiatives on a yearly basis, though the BNP Paribas Prize for Individual Philathropy.
This year’s Grand Prize was awarded to Shiv Nadar of the Shiv Nadar Foundation. Created in 2006, the Foundation provides a high quality, meritocracy-based education to people from all walks of life.
The Special Prize was awarded to Charles Slaughter for his fight against child mortality in Africa through the organization Living Goods. This social-franchising model provides drugs for killer diseases at below market cost in Kenya and Uganda.