Schneider Go Green 2022 (South America)

Bring your green ideas to life! #WhatsYourBoldIdea

Application to the South America region is now open, check the list below to see the eligible list of countries for this region

How It Works?

Schneider Go Green 2022 is open to teams of 2-4 members from anywhere in the world.
To take part, you must:
 
Be a Bachelor’s or Master’s student anywhere in the world
Be studying in the same country as the rest of your team for the duration of the competition.
Be studying Business, Engineering, Marketing, and/or Innovation related studies.
In line with our Diversity & Inclusion philosophy, your team must be gender diverse
You must be proficient in English, as the submission and final pitch must be presented in English.
APPLICATION PHASE

Until March 10, 2022

Register on the platform, choose a competition category and submit a proposal in English (PPT or PDF or MP4 format), addressing the following:

  • What is your team’s problem statement?
  • What is your solution?
  • Why is your solution different?
  • How will your solution work?
  • Who is benefitting from your solution?
  • Who is on your team?
 
The deadline for the submission will be on March 10, 2022 at 11:59pm PST (UTC-8)UTC +7. [Region-specific]
REGIONAL PRE-SCREENING

March 11, 2022 – March 13, 2022

Regional judges will review submitted proposals then vote on the top student to receive mentorship on the following criteria:

  • Innovation
  • Feasibility
  • Sustainable impact
  • Presenation Quality
MENTORSHIP

March 14, 2022 - March 16, 2022

Selected teams will receive mentorship from Schneider Electric and AVEVA professionals to improve on their solution and polish their proposals. Teams will be expected to submit a proposal deck by the end of the mentoring phase, expanding upon their previous submission with additional appendices, including CVs/resumes. (ppt of 10-15 slides, not including title/transition/appendices.)

REGIONAL SEMI-FINALS

March 24, 2022 - March 25, 2022

The regional semi-finals will provide teams the opportunity to pitch their business ideas virtually to a panel of judges. After deliberation, a regional jury will select a limited number of teams to progress to the regional finals.

Selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • Solution innovation
  • Feasibility, financial business case and understanding user needs
  • Sustainable impact
  • Presentation quality
Mentorship 2

March 29, 2022 - April 15, 2022

Selected teams will receive mentorship from Schneider Electric and AVEVA professionals to improve on their solution and polish their proposals. Teams will be expected to submit a proposal presentation by the end of the mentoring phase, expanding upon their previous submission with additional appendices, including CVs/resumes. (ppt of 10-15 slides, not including title/transition/appendices.

REGIONAL FINALS

Apr 18, 2022

The regional finals will provide teams the opportunity to pitch their business ideas virtually to a panel of judges. After deliberation, each regional jury will select a single team to progress to the global finals.

Selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • Solution innovation
  • Feasibility, financial business case and understanding user needs
  • Sustainable impact
  • Presentation quality
  • Alignment to rules and conditions
FINALS PREPARATION

May - June, 2022

Once the final eight teams have been announced, each team will be prepared by Schneider Electric and AVEVA experts to further develop their innovative solution and prepare for the final event. Teams will have a few weeks to practice and perfect their pitch before the global finals.

GLOBAL FINALS

June, 2022

Each team will have the chance to pitch their business idea in a 15-minute presentation followed by 5 minutes of Q&A to a panel of judges made up of Schneider Electric and AVEVA’s senior management. The top team will be selected on the following criteria:

  • Solution innovation
  • Feasibility, financial business case and understanding user needs
  • Sustainable impact
  • Presentation Quality
  • Alignment to rules and conditions

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