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Schneider Electric Go Green in the City
November 01, 2018

Schneider Electric's International Business Case Challenge contest aims at supporting the emergence of innovative solutions to meet the future challenges of intelligent energy.

Description
Enter now for a chance to revolutionize energy management and gain unique insights into one of the world's leading energy management companies, Schneider Electric.

Select from one of four real-life case challenges within energy management or submit your original idea for energy management in an urban environment for a chance to win.

The twelve finalist teams will travel to Paris where they will compete for a job offer from Schneider Electric and an opportunity to visit Schneider Electric offices worldwide*.

How the competition works

- Step 1: Register
Create your account.
Take part in the quizzes to gain unique insights that will help you develop your idea. The participants with the highest scores stand to win the Go Green Champs Award.

- Step 2: Team Up
Team up with a friend, or find a teammate through the competition platform! Both teammates must be studying in the same country, and each team must include at least one female member.

- Step 3: Submit a Great Idea
Choose any one category and work on the case together with your partner. When you are ready, upload the case solution to the Team page.

Who can take part?

Go Green in the City 2018 is open to two-member teams from anywhere in the world with at least one female member. To take part, you must:
- Be an MBA, Master's or Bachelor's student (at least 2nd year) in Business or Engineering.
- You and your teammate must study in the same country for the duration of the competition. You donít have to be in the same university, study the same subject or be in the same year. Neither do you have to be citizens or permanent residents of the country.
- Be proficient in English.

Important Dates

- 8 February: Registration Opens.
- 1 June: Submission Deadline.
- Based on the regional timelines: Semi-Finalists Announcement.
- 3 September: Finalists Announcement.
- November 2018: Finals in Atlanta, GA USA.

Outcome
2017 Winners: Raja Jain and Nimisha Gupta from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee became the winners of Go Green in the City 2017. The idea of using the ancient Indian technology of earthen pots to develop a modern day cooling system brought the grand prize to the team during the Paris finals in October 2017.

"Go Green in the City gave us an opportunity to look at energy innovation in a whole new light. It has motivated us to apply our theoretical acumen on global problems and made us think as an entrepreneur. The mentorship we received from Schneider Electric has helped us to define our ambitions for the future more clearly. We are all winners, having gained huge knowledge both technically and professionally."
Rini Bharadwaj and Vivian Silas Jeyachander Manohar
Organizer
Schneider Electric
Prize
Members of the winning team will receive an opportunity to work with Schneider Electric as well as to visit Schneider Electric offices worldwide. In addition, winners will also receive an invaluable experience as they interact with Schneider Electric business leaders and employees, and learn from these professionals to map out the perfect career plan.