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Indian environmental economist Pavan Sukhdev won 2020 Tyler Prize


Indian environmental economist Pavan Sukhdev won 2020 Tyler Prize

Indian environmental economist Pavan Sukhdev 

Renowned Indian environmental economist and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Goodwill Ambassador Pavan Sukhdev won the 2020 Tyler Prize.

He won the Nobel Prize for the environment for his groundbreaking green economy work.

Conservation biologist Gretchen C. Daily has also won the Tyler Prize 2020.

She was a professor in Environmental Science and won the Tyler Prize 2020 for illuminating and quantifying the economic value of the natural environment.

She is the seventh woman to receive the Tyler prize since 1973.

The duo will receive the award at a private ceremony on May 1 in the presence of the Tyler Prize Executive Committee and distinguished members of the international environmental community.

They will each receive a gold medallion and share a USD 200,000 cash prize.

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