Go Green in the City
Schneider Electric invites you to Go Green in the City global business case challenge in Paris. Enter for a chance to revolutionize energy management and gain insight into global energy company.
Think Big. Think Green.
Think Schneider Electric.
Ideas for intelligent & efficient energy management for smarter cities.
Schneider Electric invites you to its fourth annual Go Green in the City global business case challenge. Enter for a chance to revolutionize energy management and gain unique insight into one of the leading global energy management companies.
The top 12 teams will travel to Paris where they will compete to win a trip around the world and a career opportunity at Schneider Electric.
How does it work?
Get ready to team up
Business & engineering bachelor (2nd year and on), master or MBA students will make up the 2-member team. At least one member must be female. Students from all over the world are welcome to join the challenge!
Unlock the challenge
Take the game quiz to explore the world of Schneider Electric and to unlock the challenge — gain unique insight into one of the leading energy management companies of the world. Learn and get expert tips for your case!
Submit a great idea
Summarize your team’s idea for intelligent energy management in the city and impress the judges. Don’t forget to share your idea among your friends on social media!
Train with a mentor
With the help of a mentor from Schneider Electric, the top 100 teams will create a synopsis & video business case for their idea.
The top 12 teams will be invited to Paris in June 2014 to make their final presentations in front of a VIP panel of judges. The winning team will travel the world and be offered a job at Schneider Electric. The winner can choose Schneider Electric offices in two countries to travel. The specifics of the offered position will match the requirements of Schneider Electric.
Who is Eligible to Compete?
- Business and engineering*
students, aged eighteen (18) years of age or older, pursuing their bachelor’s (at least 2nd year), master’s or MBA degree are eligible to compete
- Go Green in the City 2014 is open to 2-member teams with at least 1 female member (note: both members must comply with the degree requirements stated above)
- Both of the team members must study in the same country for the duration of the competition. They are not, however, required to be from the same university, nor are they required to study the same subject or be in the same year, as long as they are not in their first year of their undergraduate education
- Teams from all over the world are welcome to compete
No exceptions can be made regarding the terms of the eligibility requirements.
English competency is required.
What Can You Win at Go Green in the City 2014?
The winner will receive an opportunity to work with Schneider Electric and also win a world tour — visiting Schneider Electric offices in two different countries. A few of the many highlights of the trip will involve interacting with Schneider Electric business leaders and employees, learning from these professionals and using their expertise to map out the perfect career plan and spending memorable time exploring the destination cities.
Semi-finalists will receive a digital certificate for their accomplishment in the challenge.
All participants will receive a digital certificate of participation sent to the email address registered.
Finalists will receive a digital certificate for winning the semi-finals for their region and also a memento from the Go Green in the City final competition.
All finalists are invited to the event in Paris, all travel and accommodation will be paid for.
Idea submission deadline
Top 100 teams announced
Mentors for semi-finals will be assigned
Synopsis and video submission due (semi-finals)
Mentorship continues until the final
Final event in Paris
Click here for all details and registration
*All branches of engineering and business programs are accepted. Some examples of accepted business and engineering degrees are economics, communication, graphic design, biological engineering, and mathematics. Please contact us if you are unsure whether your degree is accepted.