Schneider Go Green 2020 (North America)

Bring your green ideas to life! #WhatsYourBoldIdea

This challenge is available to students studying within the North America region.
Please apply before February 29, 2020.

THE CHALLENGE

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation. We are looking for bold ideas that can shape the future of our industry and our company.
 
Are you ready to share your skills and ideas with the world?
 

Win the experience of a lifetime in Las Vegas at Schneider Electric's Global Innovation Summit!

 
Send your idea related to one of our four segments within energy management or submit your bold idea for efficient energy management!
 

So #WhatsYourBoldIdea ?

 

NORTH AMERICA'S TIMELINE

 
 
SCHNEIDER GO GREEN 2020 BEGINS
October 2019
APPLICATION PHASE
October 2019 -
February 29, 2020
PRE-SCREENING + MENTORSHIP + REGIONAL FINALS
March 6 - April 9, 2020 
FINALS PREPARATION
April - May 2020
GLOBAL FINALS
3-4 June 2020
SCHNEIDER GO GREEN 2020 BEGINS
October 2019
APPLICATION PHASE
October 2019 - February 29, 2020
PRE-SCREENING + MENTORSHIP + REGIONAL FINALS
March 6 - April 9, 2020
FINALS PREPARATION
April - May 2020
GLOBAL FINALS
June 3-4, 2020
  

Be Bold! Sign up to the Challenge!

 

CHOOSE FROM 4 CATEGORIES

and share your bold idea with us!

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Sustainability & Access to Energy

Digitize our business and enable access to energy or sustainable developments.

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Buildings of the Future

Can buildings be smarter, more sustainable and incorporate new technologies?

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Plants of the Future

Apply IoT, AI, Machine Learning and more to the industries of the present or future.

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Grids of the Future

Imagine the future of energy management and distribution!

You can win:

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Entry & Local Semi-Finals
Jan - March, 2020
 
Design-Thinking Workshops at select North American campuses + drawing for Apple AirPods
Priority consideration for job opportunities
• Receive mentorship from industry experts
Pitch your idea in local or virtual Innovation Days at Schneider Electric North American facilities
 
Deadline for entry:
Feb 29, 2020

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Regional Finals
April 2020
 
 All North American Local Winners will have a chance to go to the Las Vegas Innovation Summit
 Receive additional mentorship from industry experts to polish your proposal
 Pitch your idea in the North American Regional Finals for a chance to continue in the competition

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Global Finals
June 3-4, 2020
 
 The top team in North America will win USD $1,500 per team member 
 The winning North American team will pitch your idea in the Grand Finale at the Las Vegas Innovation Summit

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Women in Energy Award
 
One all-women team globally will win the Women in Energy Award, securing a place in the finals at the Schneider Electric Innovation Summit in Las Vegas and a cash prize of USD $1,000

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1st Prize
 
 The global winners will receive a trip to Boston to visit the Schneider Electric Innovation Hub
 Receive a personalized tour to connect with MIT and Greentown Labs
 Networking opportunity with leading technology innovators

TAKE PART IN ONE OF THE BIGGEST GLOBAL BUSINESS CHALLENGES TODAY!

More than 80,000 students from 180 countries have participated in the Schneider Go Green challenge (formerly titled Go Green in the City) over the last 9 years - now, it is your turn!

In a team of two, present your idea to Schneider Electric. Make it to the finals in Las Vegas and you could win the grand prize of a lifetime!

Sign up and take the challenge today!

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