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For the 4th year, JA Europe and Arconic Foundation have partnered to support the “Innovative Sustainability Business Idea Award” aiming at improving environmental sustainability and raising awareness about this important topic. Students from France, Germany, Hungary and the United Kingdom pitched their innovative solutions during an international competition, supported by Arconic volunteers from across Europe.
For the 7th consecutive year, JA Europe and NN Group have partnered to implement the Social Innovation Relay (SIR), an innovative programme designed to teach essential skills to secondary school students while underscoring the link between businesses and the society. Connected by leading technologies, 40 students from 10 countries collaborated with NN Group volunteers to create business concepts that address societal challenges.
According to the World Bank, the blue economy can be defined as the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, while preserving the health of ocean ecosystems. However, there is increasing evidence that losses in the oceans’ natural capital resulting from unsustainable economic activity are eroding the resource base on which such growth depends.
To enhance blue education and improve the environmental sustainability of the coastal communities in which it operates, Euronext is supporting mini-companies that best embody a sustainable use of the ocean resources for economic growth through the “Blue Innovation Award”. This year, the award gave student companies from Belgium, France Ireland, Norway, Portugal, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom the chance to join an international competition, and to develop and present innovative business ideas related to the blue economy.
Can we imagine a world without pollution? While this question was on everyone’s lips at the official opening of the EU Green Week 2021, European students chose action and took on the challenge as they participated in the “Gen-E Fights For Zero Pollution” hackathon.
For the 12th consecutive year, JA Europe and ExxonMobil have partnered through the Sci-Tech Challenge aiming to empower young people to tackle the challenges of tomorrow by using a combination of entrepreneurship and STEM skills. The 2021 Grand Finale brought together the best students from 5 countries - Belgium, Cyprus, Italy, the Netherlands and Romania – with the help of ExxonMobil volunteers.
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