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Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2019 (Win €50,000 cash award)
8/5/19

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Deadline: June 30, 2019

Eligibility

  • The competition is open to individuals from any part of the world, excluding Russia. Unfortunately, they cannot process personal data of Russian citizens and do not collect personal data in the territory of Russia;
  • The competition is open to founders or co-founders age 18 – 35 years. Entries can be submitted on behalf of the founders or co-founders who are aged 18 – 35 years;
  • Applications must be submitted in English. The Accelerator Programme and the final assessment will all be delivered in English. Proficiency in written and oral English is required;
  • Initiatives must relate to one or more of the following categories:
    • Improve people’s health and well-being
    • Improve the health of the planet
    • Contribute to a fairer and more socially inclusive world

The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards recognize and support brilliant young innovators tackling the planet’s biggest environmental and social challenges, and to help them achieve scale for impact.

Since the launch of the Awards in 2013, they have reached over 5,800 inspiring young sustainability entrepreneurs and their organizations and provided tailored support and funding to 37 winners. From simple solutions with far-reaching impacts for child nutrition to groundbreaking technologies to cut greenhouse emissions, these changemakers are challenging business as usual and leading the way to a more sustainable future.

This year, the Awards will recognize initiatives in three key areas:

  • Improve people’s health and well being
  • Improve the health of the planet
  • Contribute to a fairer and more socially inclusive world

Prizes

  • Winners will have a chance to practice their pitches during the Accelerator in Cambridge where they will work with experts from the University of Cambridge, Unilever, and other inspirational speakers and guests.
  • The overall winner will receive the ‘HRH The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize.’
  • All winners will attend a special prize event hosted in London.
  • The overall winner of the ‘HRH The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize’ will receive a €50,000 cash award and one-to-one mentoring support tailored to their specific needs for a duration of 12 months.
  • The remaining winners will each receive an €8,500 cash award and one-to-one mentoring support tailored to their specific needs for a duration of 12 months.

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