The Challenge

Solve any one of the following real-life case challenges within energy management or submit a bold idea for efficient energy management in a city environment.

Together with a partner, present your proposal through PDF or an infographic. Make it to the finals in the USA and stand to win the grand prize of a lifetime!

What’s your bold idea?

Choose from 5 competition categories

No Boundaries
Sustainability & Inclusivity
Digital Economy
Smart Manufacturing
& Supply Chain
Cyber Security

How it works

Who can take part?

Go Green in the City 2018 is open to two-member teams from anywhere in the world with at least one female member. To take part, you must:

Win these prizes & awards!

  • Grand Prize
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    The winning team will win job offers from Schneider Electric, and a trip to two of Schneider Electric’s international offices!*

    * The winner can choose to visit Schneider Electric offices in two countries. The specifics of the offered position will match the requirements of Schneider Electric.
  • Finals
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    The Top 10 teams will be invited on a fully sponsored trip to the USA to make their pitch in the Finals and win the Grand Prize.

    Take this chance to meet and learn from the winners of Innovation Summit Bold Ideas Challenge and network with top experts from Schneider Electric!

  • Semi-finals
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    In the semi-finals, participants will receive mentorship from Schneider Electric experts to polish their proposals, and make it to the final 10!

  • Go Green Champs Award
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    Three teams with the highest score on the GGitC quizzes stand to win a 30 min Skype session with a former GGitC winner.

    "To give a 100% of your dedication to a problem, you have to do your homework. And for anyone serious about winning, the Go Green Champs Award is how you do the homework."

    - Yash Raizada, GGitC 2016 Finalist and Go Green Champs Award winner

    *Quizzes must be completed by 11 May 2018 (12pm GMT) and winners will be announced 14 May 2018. If there are more than three teams with the same high score, the Go Green Champs Award winners will be selected based on the lowest cumulative timings it took the team to complete the quizzes.
  • Women in Business Award
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    One all-female team from the semi-finals will win the Women in Business Award, securing a place in the finals and cash prize of USD $1,000.

  • Social Star Award
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    Top 10 finalist teams collect votes on their entries shared via Social Media. One team will win USD $500 for each team member.

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