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Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G5

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Hult Prize is the world’s biggest engine for the launch of for-good, for-profit startups emerging from university with over 2500 staff and volunteers around the world. In nearly a decade, the movement has deployed more than $50M of capital into the sector and mobilized more than one million young people to re-think the future of business as it continues to breed disruptive innovation on college and university campuses across 120 plus countries.

Hult Prize On Campus is an initiative to give an opportunity to deliver social change by bringing Hult Prize programs to UW. As part of the On Campus Program, you will be able to train, educate and inspire students by building an impact community around On Campus events.

Join us to learn more about the Hult Prize! Last year, nearly 35 teams from across faculties participated in our UWaterloo campus round, with six teams moving on to regional competitions in countries around the world. This year promises to be just as exciting!


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The topic for this year is Environmental Sustainability and Accountability.

"The Hult prize will challenge teams from around the world to build new businesses, to make positive contributions toward both the environment and economy, with the goal of reaching a million more consumers within a decade, in a way that reduces greenhouse gas emissions and reduces the threat of climate change. The prize is not simply looking for ways to make current business practices less environmentally damaging, but for transformative new models that make a positive net impact on the environment, with every sale completed, every dollar earned and every decision made." - Bill Clinton


Special Guest Dr Amelia Clarke will be in attendance to discuss the environment, sustainability and SDGs.

Dr. Amelia Clarke has been working on environment and sustainability issues since 1989, including as President of Sierra Club Canada (2003-2006). Her main research focuses are related to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals. She leads a team project on Implementing Sustainable Community Plans (including community climate action plans), and co-leads a second project on Youth & Innovation.  She has also served on numerous advisory committees, including the Canadian Advisory Committee to the U.N. Habitat’s World Urban Forum III; and the Canadian delegation during the U.N. World Summit on Sustainable Development negotiations. In 1996, she founded the Sierra Youth Coalition (SYC), and is proud of having launched SYC’s sustainable campus program which helped create significant change on more than 80 Canadian campuses.


There will also be a Question and Answers panel of past Hult Prize competitors.

This is definitely an event that you won't want to miss!


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