In 2018, the global demand for resources was 1.7 times more than what the Earth can support in a year and is only expected to increase 1. Google Cloud and SAP come together to help meet this challenge and organize a social entrepreneurship contest for a sustainable future.
If you believe that business can catalyze positive change, this is your chance to unleash a sustainable revolution.

According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the circular economy is a system that supports economic growth, social welfare and sustainability. By 2030, the circular economy could help generate $ 4.5 billion of new economic products.

Any ideas…

  • Waste design and pollution.
  • Keep products and materials in use.
  • Regenerate natural system.

Circular economy

A circular economy by 2030: In 2015, the United Nations established the 2030 Agenda that consists of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Each objective proposes how people and the planet can prosper together. Our contest focuses on SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production, which includes establishing green jobs, promoting the regeneration of resources and building a circular economy by 2030.

THE CHALLENGE: Submit a proposal for an income-generating idea that uses Google Cloud and SAP solutions to advance in a circular economy.

Four of the five finalists will receive:

  • $ 25,000 (USD) in funds
  • Google Cloud for Startups: Spark Package (includes $ 20,000 USD in Google Cloud credits)
  • Access to SAP products
  • Mentor 1: 1

From the finalists, a grand prize winner will receive:

  • $ 100,000 (USD) in funds
  • Google Cloud for Startups: Surge Package (includes $ 100,000 USD in Google Cloud credits)
  • Access to SAP products
  • Mentor 1: 1
  • Google Cloud for Startups Bootcamp

Application deadline: March 17, 2019

To consider

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