Climate Investment Challenge
Organized by Centre for Climate Finance and Investment (Imperial College Business School)
5 months left to enter
The Climate Investment Challenge calls on graduate students from around the globe to develop and describe creative financial solutions and innovations addressing climate change. The winning and runner-up teams will be awarded £7,500 and £2,500, respectively.
The Climate Investment Challenge calls on graduate students from around the globe to develop and describe creative financial solutions and innovations addressing the defining challenge of our time – climate change. This could include identifying untapped climate finance opportunities or developing innovative financial structures or instruments that improve the bankability of climate investments. There is no single right answer. In the battle against climate change and its impacts, ideas across all sectors, topics and regions are important! Prizes: The winning and runner-up teams will be awarded £7,500 and £2,500, respectively. Eligibility: Students enrolled in a postgraduate degree (Masters, MBA or PhD-level) at the time of the submissions. The challenge is open to students from all universities and academic backgrounds. Students will have to form teams of 2 to 5 members. The Climate Investment Challenge goes through three stages: In Stage 1, your team will submit a Concept Note of your idea. If your team’s submission is selected, you’ll move on to the next stage. In Stage 2 (the Semi-Finals), your team will be invited to develop a detailed slide pack of your idea. If your team’s presentation is selected, you’ll be move on to the final stage. In Stage 3 (the Finals), your team will pitch your idea in front of a top-tier panel of judges from investment banking, private equity and impact investing.