Schneider Go Green 2021 - Bring your green ideas to life!

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Location (s):

  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Worldwide

Overview

At Schneider Electric we believe that energy is a basic human right and we are dedicated to furthering mankind through new technologies. As a major player in Energy Management and Industrial Automation, we see an urgent need for bold ideas that can re-shape a smarter and more sustainable future for both: our industry and our company.  

This is where we want your help! Schneider Go Green, together with AVEVA, is looking for game changers around the world who are daring to disrupt and to put skills to the test and push the boundaries of digital transformation in Energy Management. 

Submit your bold idea related to one of our five segments within energy management!

Details

Stand a Chance to:

  • Win Sponsored Trip: Global winners will be awarded a trip to one of the following cities: Boston (USA), London (UK), New Delhi (India), Paris (France), or Shanghai (China) - visit SE's offices, network with employees and interact with high level management
  • Pitch Your Idea: Win the worldwide challenge by showcasing your proposal in front of the jury panel comprised of Schneider Electric's top management in the Global Finals.
  • Mentorship and New Opportunities: Selected participants will receive mentorshipfrom Schneider Electric experts. Participants will also be considered for HR interview for benefits, job opportunities, and events.

THE CHALLENGE 

At Schneider Electric we believe that energy is a basic human right and we are dedicated to furthering mankind through new technologies. As a major player in Energy Management and Industrial Automation, we see an urgent need for bold ideas that can re-shape a smarter and more sustainable future for both: our industry and our company.  

This is where we want your help! Schneider Go Green, together with AVEVA, is looking for game changers around the world who are daring to disrupt and to put their skills to the test and push the boundaries of digital transformation in Energy Management

Submit your bold idea related to one of our five segments within energy management! 

So #WhatsYourBoldIdea?

 

 

GLOBAL TIMELINE  

  • Schneider Go Green 2021 Launches: Sep 8, 2020
  • Application + Pre-screening + Mentoring: September - April 2021
  • Regional Finals: April 2021
  • Global Finals: June 2021

NB! Each Region has its own application deadline: Please refer to your region's challenge timeline for specific dates. Be Bold! Sign up to the Challenge!

Virtual Global Finals: June, 2021 - Online: Our top teams are invited to attend the Virtual Global Finals of Schneider Go Green 2021! This is your chance to shine and be bold! Each team will have the chance to pitch their bold idea in a 15-minute presentation followed by 5 minutes of Q&A with the jury made up of Schneider Electric’s senior management. Depending on the evolution of the Covid-19 situation in the world, and with the health and safety of all students, judges and other stakeholders as our top priority, the Global Finals will be held either online or in-person. Details to follow!

Opportunity is About:


Eligibility

Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

Schneider Go Green 2021 is open to two-member teams from anywhere in the world.

To take part, you must:

  • Be a Bachelor’s student (at least on 2nd year) or working on Master’s degree
  • Studying Business, Engineering, Marketing, and/or Innovation related studies
  • Competition is open worldwide (Team members must be studying in the same Region for the duration of the competition.)
  • In line with our Diversity & Inclusion philosophy, at least one team member must be a woman.
  • Be proficient in English as the final pitch must be presented in English.

Dates:

Deadline: March 26, 2021


Cost/funding for participants:

YOU COULD WIN

  • 1st PRIZE: Global winners will be awarded a trip to one of the following cities: Boston (USA), London (UK), New Delhi (India), Paris (France), or Shanghai (China) - visit SE’s offices, network with employees and interact with high level management.
  • Global Finalists: Pitch your idea in the Global Finals and win the worldwide challenge.
  • Regional Finalists: Participants will receive mentorship from Schneider Electric experts to polish their proposals and make it to the Grand Finale!
  • Women in Energy Award: One all-female team will advance into the Global Finals and compete for the top prize!
  • All Participants: Considered for an HR interviewand receive content about Schneider Electric’s benefits, job opportunities and early career events.
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