The World needs to hear your Idea about your Sustainable Entrepreneurial Ideas through a Medium that is just for free. Do you know you can win up to €50,000 Cash Award in the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2019? The YEA 2019 promises to produce the best for a Sustainable Future.
Unilever believes that the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals can only be achieved if we all start thinking and working differently. This translates into a real shift to meaningful partnerships and collaboration among all actors, from governments to NGOs to large corporations. Imagine what we can achieve together.
That’s why, six years ago, They launched the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Award to honor and support the talented young innovators who face the world’s greatest environmental and social challenges and help them achieve their goals. significant impact.
Since the start of the awards in 2013, we’ve inspired more than 5,800 young sustainable entrepreneurs and their organizations, and we’ve provided support and funding tailored to 37 winners. From simple solutions that have a significant impact on child nutrition to innovative technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Every year we financially help eight winners in their growth – the winner of the HRH Award, the young prince of Wales’ sustainable entrepreneurs, receives € 50,000. All winners will participate in a residential accelerator program powered by the Institute for Sustainable Development at the University of Cambridge, followed by a year of mentoring support tailored to their needs.
This can range from business support to personal development coaching – all that is most needed for the success of this entrepreneur and his or her business. Where appropriate, we encourage entrepreneurs to open doors and build new business relationships – whether at Unilever or elsewhere.
Unilever understands that the problems of the world can only be solved by the ideas and talents of a new generation of leaders and future decision-makers who are as normal as we are and who are the future of sustainability. We see a great opportunity to support, inspire, reward, and collaborate with them to help them adapt and grow – both as individuals and as businesses.
If you are working on an innovative and scalable technology or initiative, or know someone who contributes to one or more of these three categories, we would welcome your input.
The Opportunity is opened for International Applicants who have what it takes to compete with other Applicants from other Countries of the world Including Africa. Applications are accepted from anyone (excluding Russia) between the ages of 18 and 35 (as of 29 June 2019).
The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Award will recognize eight winners, including the winner of the HRH Award in 2019. The eight winners will be selected from a rigorous evaluation process conducted at the University of Cambridge by the Leadership Institute for Sustainability, culminating in video interviews with our finalist selection panels.
Check out List of Past Winners here: https://youngentrepreneursawards.unilever.com/previous-winners
Unilever is looking for topnotch ideas relating to one or more of the three categories we’re focusing on:
Whether it’s with an initiative, product or service, if you’ve gone beyond the idea stage and started to make an impact, we want to hear from you. Your Sustainable Entrepreneurial Idea must fall into these Categories.
Entrants will be assessed on:
Entries will also be evaluated on:
Applications must be submitted online through the Awards website. The competition opens at 00:00 BST on 07 May 2019 and closes at 23:59 BST on 30 June 2019.
Only individual entries are accepted. If your initiative has multiple founders, only one person can enter the competition. Entries are sought from individuals and we cannot accommodate co-founders in the competition process. Co-founders may, however, take part in the on-going mentoring process if the winning individual agrees to this.
Winners will be announced in September 2019. They will then be contacted by the Awards team to review their learning needs for the Accelerator Programme.
If shortlisted, winners must be able to commit to exclusive availability from Sunday 24 November to Friday 29 November to attend the Accelerator Programme in Cambridge, UK and the Awards Prize Event in London, UK, at which the ‘HRH The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize’ will be awarded to the stand-out entrepreneur across all the categories. Inability to attend any part of the required agenda due to a competing commitment will mean participants forfeit their place on the programme. The cost of travel to the UK and accommodation during your stay in Cambridge and London will be covered by the competition.
Support is provided to all Award winners and will be designed and structured around individual requirements through the Cambridge Accelerator Programme and mentoring for the 12 months following the announcement of the prizes.
All assessors and judges involved in the Awards are required to sign and honor a strict confidentiality agreement (NDA) to protect your personal information and business information provided through the Awards application.
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