ACUMEN-UNILEVER SOCIAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE ON PLASTICS

You’ll learn about social enterprise business models that address the social and environmental challenges of plastic waste. Then, if you want to bring these models to life, you can compete for a share of $75,000 USD in seed funding and coaching from experts at Unilever.

PART ONE: RAPID INNOVATION LAB

Date & Time: Saturday, March 2nd from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. GMT
How can we build a culture of recycling in Indian schools? This is an exciting, fast-paced two-hour virtual challenge where participants will learn about plastic waste and behavior change principles while collaboratively generating solutions for a real social enterprise.

PART TWO: SOCIAL ENTERPRISE INCUBATOR 

Date: March 19th to May 7th
Are you a waste management entrepreneur or aspire to become one? We invite you and your team to an online incubator on business models for managing plastic waste. At the end of the program, you will submit a pitch deck for a chance to win seed funding and coaching from Unilever.

Part one is limited to 500 participants. Don’t wait to apply!

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