Applications for Graduate Student Climate Investment Challenge 2023 (up to £10,000) are open!
For the Climate Investment Challenge 2023, applications are now being accepted. Graduate students are invited to create and discuss innovative financial strategies and solutions to the climate change problem as part of the Climate Investment Challenge.
This can entail locating underutilised climate funding opportunities or creating creative financial instruments or structures that increase the bankability of climate investments. There is no one correct response. Ideas from many industries, fields, and geographical areas are crucial in the fight against climate change and its effects.
Graduate Student Climate Investment Challenge 2023
|Deadline:||the 3rd of March 2023|
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- The Main Competition Prize is focused on using current financial instruments (such bonds and REITs) to solve an unmet need in the field of climate change. The winning group will receive £10,000 cash.
- The Emerging Markets Prize is concentrated on using current financial instruments (such bonds and REITs) to solve a particular undersolved problem in the emerging market climate. The winning team will receive £6,000 in prize money.
- In order to solve climate concerns at scale, the Financial Disruption Prize uses technology to disrupt the financial sector (such as banking and insurance). The winning business concept can use the award money to create a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). The winning team will receive £6,000 in prize money.
- Students from all academic backgrounds can enter the challenge from anywhere in the world.
- Students who were enrolled in a postgraduate programme at the time of submission (Masters, MBA, or PhD level). Undergraduate students are welcome to participate as long as the group’s leader is a postgraduate student.
- Teams of two to six students will need to be formed.
- Evaluation Standards
Ideas will be assessed using the following standards:
- Implementation Feasibility
- Climate Impact
Three phases make up the Climate Investment Challenge:
- Your group will submit a Concept Note for your idea in Stage 1. If your team’s entry is chosen, you’ll go to the following phase.
- You and your team will be asked to create a thorough slide-pack of your concept for Stage 2 (the Semi-Finals). You will proceed to the last round if your team’s presentation is chosen.
- Your team will present your proposal during Stage 3 (the Finals) in front of an elite group of judges from the investment banking, private equity, and impact investing industries.