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GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY SUPPLY CHAIN STUDENT COMPETITION

A UN Endorsed Global Competition for University & College Students to develop cutting-edge sustainable Supply Chains focusing on UN SDG's (Sustainable Development Goals)

Fall 2024
Registration
Open

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ENDORSED BY THE UNITED NATIONS GROUP OF FRIENDS FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT

REAL COMPANIES, REAL PROBLEMS, REAL SOLUTIONS

Put your supply chain skills to the test against university and college students from across the globe, judged by a panel of government officials and industry leaders. Collaborate with students from your own institution or join forces with peers from other countries. Utilize the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to create solutions addressing real-world sustainability challenges.

80%

The typical consumer company’s supply chain accounts for more than 80% of greenhouse - gas emissions and more than 90% of the impact on the environment

- Source: McKinsey & Company

70%

70% of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable goods.

 

- Source: McKinsey & Company

81%

81% of consumers say it is “very important” or “extremely important” for business to embrace programs to improve the environment.

Source: Gartner’s 2018 Supply Chain and Circular Economy Survey

8

8 supply chains account for more than 50% of global emissions.
- Source: World Economic Forum

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This experience has been a transformative one, not just in terms of competition, but in understanding the dynamics of global supply chains. Working together across borders, time zones, and languages, we've not only learned the value of teamwork but also the critical importance of supply chain management in today's world

Maya Casagrande, University of Rhode Island

Gold Award Winner - Paired teams and Bronze Award - Overall

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2023 WINNING TEAMS INVITED TO UN AWARDS PRESENTATION IN GENEVA & NEW YORK

  • All participating team members will be awarded a Certificate of Participation recognizing their support of UN SDGs.

 

  • Regional finalists and winners will be awarded certificates and complimentary enrollment in GSCC’s Post-Graduate Global Supply Chain Certification program.

  • The winning team will be invited to New York or Geneva to receive their award at a United Nations-related event.

  • Finalists will have the opportunity to present projects to angel investors.

*to be confirmed
 

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WE THANK THE 31 UNIVERSITIES WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE 2023 COMPETITION

71 REGISTERED TEAMS LAST YEAR 

· University of Maryland, USA

· Iowa State University, USA

· The University of Texas at Dallas, USA

· University of Rhode Island, USA

· University of Pittsburgh, USA

· Texas Christian University, USA

· University of Wisconsin Superior, USA

· Rochester Institute of Technology, USA

· Loyola University Chicago, USA

· Governor State University, USA

· Tsinghua University, China

· Tongji University, China

· Ningbo Institute For Supply Chain Innovation (MIT SCALE), China

· University of International Business and Economics, China

· Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

· Beijing Wuzi University, China

· Nanjing University of Finance and Economics, China

· Shandong Normal University, China

· Southwest Jiaotong University, China

· Beijing Insitute of Technology, China

· Southeast University, China

· Chongqing Finance and Economics College, China

· Harbin University of Commerce, China

· Anhui University, China

· Weifang University, China

· Xi'an Eurasia University, China

· Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada

· Graduate School of Industrial Logistics (ESLI), France

· Cranfield University, UK

· The School of Higher Commercial Studies (EHEC Algiers), Algeria

· Moscow State University, Russia

FREE COMPETITION READINESS COURSE NOW AVAILABLE!

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FREE FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT COURSE NOW AVAILABLE!

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2024 COMPETITION REGISTRATION ONLY $70 CAD/STUDENT

$70 CAD (CANADIAN DOLLARS) = APPROXIMATELY $50 USD*

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2024 FALL REGISTRATION OPEN 

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