i-MBA, in collaboration with The Centre for Sustainability in Excellence (CSE), announced the 1st Student Competition on “Ideas for Sustainable Startups”.
Groups of 2-3 students, at least one of them a student in the i-MBA or Executive MBA programs of AUEB, were invited to propose an idea for starting a new business with social and/or environmental impact. Idea proposals were submitted until December 4th 2017.
Upon approval of the idea summary, shortlisted groups will be invited to submit a 10 page document, describing the idea accompanied by a brief presentation.
Indicative examples of sustainable topics included: Waste management, waste reuse and circular thinking; Energy and Carbon Conservation; Youth unemployment; Poverty / Hunger; Inequality / social exclusion.
The idea proposals and the full proposals will be evaluated by the Competition Committee consisting of Faculty of the MBA International and the Executive MBA, and Representatives of CSE. The two winning teams (Gold and Silver Sustainable Startup Idea) will be announced and awarded at the 3rd iMBA & CSE Annual Sustainability Summit in March, 21st 2018. More information regarding the forthcoming Annual Sustainability Summit will be announced in our website.
Further information is available here.