SUBMIT NOW - Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award 2016
With the Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award 2016, we are searching for people and companies who are shaping the world of today and tomorrow with their innovative, sustainable and profitable ideas and projects. We are happy to announce that in addition to the awards and the prize money of 10,000 euros our submitters have the chance to find an investor or get public funding.
Innovative and sustainable entrepreneurs can use the free short submission. Submissions for this year are being accepted until August 31st.
Article: Against all odds: Realizing entrepreneurial solutions for ecological and social problems
TUM Management Insight publishes 'Against all odds: Realizing entrepreneurial solutions for ecological and social problems'. The article is co-authored by Prof. Dr. Frank-Martin Belz, co-ordinator of EU-InnovatE, and Julia Binder. In the executive summary, the authors explore how sustainable entrepreneurs alleviate ecological and social problems by means of their entrepreneurial activity.
Oikos case writing competition: Polarstern Energy – Sustainable Change Led by Innovative Entrepreneurs
The EU-InnovatE case 'Polarstern Energy – Sustainable Change Led by Innovative Entrepreneurs' wins first prize at the oikos case writing competition. The case introduces students to Polarstern, a renewable energy start-up that follows a triple bottom line approach. It highlights several challenges for sustainable entrepreneurs and raises awareness to the trade-offs involved when entering the market and marketing a novel sustainable service.
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When: 28 August – 2 September 2016 Where: Stockholm, Sweden
World Water Week 2016 will focus on 'Water for Sustainable Growth', and will include over 140 events on subjects such as finance, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, integrity, gender issues, climate change, energy, sanitation, food, conflict resolution and water management.
Following on from the UN's theme of 'Water and Jobs' at World Water Day on 22 March 2016, Water Week considers this theme in the context of sustainable growth, in relation to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8 to 'promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all'. Water Week will also follow up on implementation of the water-related SDGs and the Paris Agreement on climate change. Online registrations are open till 27 August. World Water Week takes place in Stockholm, Sweden, every year, and is organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). In 2015, over 3,000 individuals and close to 300 convening organizations from 130 countries participated in the Week.
Social entrepreneurship is a revolution occurring around the world today. People from all walks of life are developing and implementing innovative, effective, and sustainable solutions in response to social and environmental challenges. These solutions include products, services, and interventions brought to market by new startups and existing organizations, both for-profit and non-profit.
Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship summarizes the basic steps and tools needed to understand the challenge you are tackling, develop potential solutions, build a business model, measure, and grow your impact. Featuring case studies and interviews with leaders in the field, this comprehensive guide spans multiple sectors, including health, the environment, education, agriculture, commerce, finance, and retail. Designed for readers of all backgrounds, this book will change the way you look at today’s world and what you do about it.
You could be the Sustainable Entrepreneur of the Year 2016!
Following the SEA's impressive result in 2015, we are again looking for new sustainable projects and innovative companies. If you want to be a part of this new movement, we look forward to receiving your submission.
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We look forward to seeing you there!