The Smart Energy Challenge 2017
The Smart Energy Challenge 2017 dares you to think of alternatives for how to influence others to live more sustainably by reducing energy use. In particular, this competition focuses on sustainable energy that tackles 3 of the 17 United Nations goals: Goal 13: reducing climate change, Goal 12: ensuring sustainable consumption patterns, and Goal 7: establishing reliable energy sources. By implementing new technologies, organizing activities, and creating campaigns to increase awareness of the benefits of using energy more efficiently, we can come together to take responsibility and make powerful changes. How will you contribute to the bigger picture to helping planet Earth?
The Case question
We invite everyone who wants to make an impact on society to take this challenge and give us your best idea or solution to the following question:
How can we nudge people towards energy efficiency in a fun way?
The challenge is to come up with innovative and creative ideas for reducing energy use. Your idea could be anything that helps individuals create a more sustainable lifestyle within one of the following areas: households, food, travel, or transportation.
The jury will evaluate the submissions based on the following criteria:
The winner ideas will win a fully funded trip to Stockholm as well as an invitation to attend an exclusive event hosted by the the Social Entrepreneurship Forum in November 2017. Winners will meet experts within entrepreneurship and sustainability, and get the opportunity to build a valuable network as well as participate in a crash course on how to pitch your ideas successfully.
Deadline: 22nd August, 2017