Swedish Postcode Lottery awards The Climate Group 2009 Charity Award

17 July 2009

The Swedish Postcode Lottery has named The Climate Group a beneficiary of its 2009 Charity Award, in recognition of our "substantial contribution in opinion making" and in accelerating business and government action on climate change.

The Climate Group will receive a generous donation of SEK4.2 million (close to EUR380,000), which will help forward our work with Rt Hon Tony Blair in pushing for a successful global deal on climate change.

Niclas Kjellström-Matseke, CEO of the Swedish Postcode Lottery, and Swedish nature photographer Mattias Klum were both on hand to present the award at the Swedish Open in Båstad last week.

Founded in 2005, The Swedish Postcode Lottery aims to highlight and support those organizations working for better world. Past recipients of awards include: Save the Children, The Redcross, WWF, UNICEF, Greenpeace, and The Clinton Climate Initiative.

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