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The Business Sustainability Challenge

The Business Sustainability Challenge

The Challenge!

The Business Sustainability Challenge will be a ‘Solve the Problem’ activity using situations from real businesses, in partnership with PECT. Education settings will have the chance to learn about some of the sustainability issues local businesses are facing. In an Apprentice style bid, students will be given a choice of several different challenges from which they will need to decide which one they would like to address.

The students will then be given the opportunity to go away, research and prepare a solution, before pitching it back. The winning idea/concept will be chosen by a panel of experts in both sustainability and from the chosen business/industry.

Ideal for students from Secondary up to (but not including) University age. This Challenge will be available to educational settings across the East Region. Teams must be no more than 6 students but can be supported by a nominated member of staff/responsible adult.

 

How it Works

Team registration will open on 12th October 2020 and will remain open until 12th February 2021 or until all spaces have been filled (whichever comes first). To register email education@pect.org.uk, any emails received before the 12th October will not be processed until this date.

Presentations must be ready by the 23rd April 2021, with virtual presentations to the panel taking place the week after

Further details of the challenges along with confirmed final dates will be sent upon completion of registration for this event

This is your chance to take on the world and show that young people can have a positive influence on businesses, our communities but above all our planet. So, get involved and make a difference!