For Sustainable Entrepreneurs
Submit your bright ideas that will make for a bright, sustainable future.
At Unilever, we believe in strength in numbers—that as a global community, the problems we’re facing today can be solved by the leaders of tomorrow. Building on the success of the 2013 Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneur Awards, we’re inviting young people from across the globe with sustainable living ideas to enter this year’s Awards.
About the Awards
The Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneur Awards are available to anyone 30 or younger with a sustainable living idea, project or invention that address the following: environmental impact, human health or well-being or enhancing community livelihoods through specific actions. Last year’s top projects ranged from the creation of waterless toilets in rural Peru to the invention of a mobile data and messaging system in India that tracks water supply and optimizes its use throughout the country.
Working with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, and in collaboration with Ashoka, Unilever will be offering seven finalists a total of $272,000 USD to help bring their ideas to life and providing individual mentoring specifically tailored to each idea and its needs. Of the seven finalists, one grand winner will then be selected to receive The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize and additional financial support.
If you have an idea that will help make the world -a better place, act fast—all applications must be submitted by 7:00 p.m. (EST) on August 1, 2014. Just visit http://www.changemakers.com/sustliving2014 to enter your idea or nominate someone that you think would make a good applicant. After the seven finalists are announced in October 2014, they will participate in a two-day workshop at Cambridge University in January 2015 where each finalist receives expert guidance to help further develop their ideas. The Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneur Awards will then be held online at Ashoka Changemakers.
We’re committed to sustainable living and seeking out changes that will help create a bright future for future generations, and now’s your chance to join the journey. Click here to enter and learn more about the Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneur Awards.