Saathi Wins the 2019 St Andrews Prize for the Environment

Saathi wins the 2019 St Andrews Prize for the Environment

Kristin Kagetsu (3rd from right) receives the award. (The St Andrews Prize for the Environment)   

February 21, 2019

Saathi, which manufactures eco-friendly hygiene products in India, wins the 2019 St Andrews Prize for the Environment for its work on developing 100% biodegradable and compostable sanitary pads using banana tree fibers. Co-Founder and Asia 21 Young Leader Kristin Kagetsu ('15) received the prize at the University of St. Andrews today. 

More information on Saathi can be found here

Press release can be found here