In search of fresh ideas about environment


Second round of Young Champions of the Earth

  • Covestro and UN Environment call for young people to participate
  • Winners receive seed funding, training and publicity

For the second year running, materials manufacturer Covestro and UN
Environment are calling on young innovators across the globe to submit their
creative solutions to the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.

Representing every global region, seven applicants with the most promising
solutions will be recognized as Young Champions of the Earth.The world’s preeminent
environmental honor for young people was awarded last year for the
first time. Each winner will receive USD 15,000 in seed funding, customized
training, participation in a high-level UN meeting, and global publicity.

In parallel, up to 50 applicants will be granted privileged access to an online
mentoring program. A community of experts drawn from 16,000 Covestro
employees will become mentors dedicated to strengthening the viability and
impact of the mentees’ ideas.

For more information here