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NOBEL PRIZE

Nobel Prize honors individual (or institutions in the case of Nobel Peace Prize) that confer the “greatest benefit to mankind”. It is given to those who made a difference in the fields of physics, chemistry, peace, physiology/medicine and literature.

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Nobel Prize nominations are sent with great discretion. Nominees are not announced and those on the list are not informed as well. In the same way, if applied in the context of this challenge, the secrecy throughout the whole process of nomination until selection is very crucial to maintain integrity of the award. The prestige and prize that come with the recognition can be a source of temptation. Businesses might use their power, network connections and even money to sway the votes in their favor. Furthermore, campaigning for one's nomination is not an option to allow business to concentrate on its efforts to do social good rather than the publicity to generate votes. In the end, recognition aims to inspire and motivate and not just a publicity stunt.<o:p></o:p>

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DeletedUser

You make a really interesting connection with the Nobel Prize not having the nominees announced (or even told themselves they are on the list) and the integrity of the award.

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DeletedUser

Thanks! It is important so as not to lose sight of the objective and make it unbiased as much as possible because recognition is primarily to set an example.