GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY SUPPLY CHAIN STUDENT COMPETITION
A Global Competition for University & College Students to Develop Cutting-Edge Sustainable Supply Chains Focusing on ESG (Environment, Social & Corporate Governance)
SPONSORED BY THE UNITED NATIONS GROUP OF FRIENDS FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT
Test your Supply Chain skills against University and College Students from Asia, Africa, Western & Eastern Europe & North America, judged by Consortium of Government Officials and Industry Leaders. Use the UN's Sustainability Development Goal's to design & present solutions to real world sustainability problems.
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% of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable goods.
- Source: McKinsey & Company
8 supply chains account for more than 50% of global emissions.
- Source: World Economic Forum
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
Our biggest challenge in this new century is to take an idea that seems abstract – sustainable development – and turn it into a reality for all the world’s people
— Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General.
PREPARE FOR THE COMPETITON WITH ONLINE
An optional Champions of Supply Chain Sustainability Training Program will be offered in the Spring & Summer of 2023 through our partner schools. Through our Online Workshops students will gain skills and practice developing Sustainable Supply Chains using the UN's Sustainability Development Goals (SDG's) and presenting them in English.
HOW YOU CAN MAKE AN IMPACT
In collaboration with the UN International Center for Transport Diplomacy (ICTD) & UN Group of Friends of Sustainable Transport this competition enables students and educators to work together to build a global network to share sustainable practices