Prince William to step out in London today to celebrate landmark achievement

Prince William to step out in London today to celebrate landmark achievement

WATCH NOW: Prince William walking the green carpet at the Earthshot Prize Awards in 2020

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Dorothy Reddin

By Dorothy Reddin

Published: 08/03/2024

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The Prince of Wales founded the Earthshot Prize in 2020

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Prince William will step up out in London today to celebrate a landmark achievement.

The Prince of Wales will undertake engagements in the captial to celebrate the scaling of Earthshot Prize solutions.

Prince William founded The Earthshot Prize in 2020 and hosts a glitzy annual award show every year.

Today, William will meet the 2022 Earthshot Prize Winner and sustainable packaging start-up, Notpla, at The Kia Oval Cricket Ground.

Prince William

Prince William founded the Earthshot Prize in 2020


The father-of-three will hear about a landmark contract they have secured with Levy UK + Ireland, part of Compass Group.

This will extend the use of Notpla boxes over 50 sporting and event venues across the UK and Ireland.

In addition, William, 41, will attend an event celebrating The Earthshot Prize Launchpad on Monday.

This is a new online matchmaking platform for Earthshot Solutions.

Prince WilliamPrince William at Earthshot Prize Awards in 2022PA

It can be accessed by investors and philanthropists looking to co-invest and collaborate to bring environmental solutions to scale.

Launching this platform is a landmark moment for The Earthshot Prize, GB News understands.

The Prince of Wales is thought to be seeking support for the Earthshot Prize from innovators worldwide, working to bring their solutions to scale at a fast pace.

Last year's Earthshot Prize Awards took place in Singapore, which Willliam attended with celebrities like Cate Blanchett.

Prince William

Prince William is slowly returning to royal duties



Princess Kate did not attend the awards show as Prince George was preparing for his exams at the time.

In 2022, the Princess of Wales stunned in a neon green dress which she rented from Hurr for between £71 and £194.

Prince William has slowly returned to working engagements since temporarily stepping back while his wife recovers from abdominal surgery.

In January, Princess Kate was hospitalised for abdominal surgery in The London Clinic.

Kate MiddletonKate had 'planned abdominal surgery' in JanuaryGetty

She is not expected to return to royal duties until at least after Easter.

Kate, 42, is resting at Adelaide Cottage with her three children, Prince George, 10, Princess Charlotte, eight, and Prince Louis, five.

The mother-of-three is "doing well" according to Kensington Palace, who have not released any further details about the operation.

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