Awards and Honours

Ruchir Sharma was selected as a 2017 MIT Global Entrepreneur and led the ProVeg International team that won the 2018 Momentum for Change Award from the UN. These are some of the awards Ruchir Sharma has won over his career so far.

  • 2018
    UN Momentum for Change Award - Planetary Health
    As Head of Campaigns and Communications at ProVeg International, led their successful efforts to win the UN Momentum for Change Award.
  • 2018
    Climate Reality Leader
    Nominated as a Climate Reality Leader by Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project, for his TEDxCarthage talk on the climate impact of food choices and ProVeg International’s climate advocacy efforts.
  • 2017
    MIT Global Entrepreneur 2017
    Selected for his work as Head of Product Development and Innovation at EichenGlobal GmbH, where he spearheaded the user-innovation approach that led to the development of the EichenGlobal Advisor app.
  • 2017
    Indo-German Young Leader 2017
    Nominated as one of 2017’s Indo-German Youth Leaders, for fostering close economic and cultural links between the Republic of India and the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • 2016
    2nd place at MIPIM Startup Awards, Hong Kong
    Nominated for the MIPIM Startup Awards in Hong Kong for the EichenGlobal Advisor app, finishing 2nd in the Transaction category.
  • 2006
    99th Percentile - AISSCE
    National Topper in English at AISSCE (All India Senior School Certificate Examination) 2006
  • 1998
    94th Percentile - ICAS
    International Competitions and Assessments for Schools – Science, University of New South Wales, Australia, 1998