The Mayor Boris Johnson is challenging London’s students to come up with a new and innovative idea to cut carbon emissions and boost London’s green credentials. Entries will be judged against the following criteria: Originality, practical application – it must work, clarity, broader sustainability benefits, proposals can be for anything as long as it meets the relevant criteria.
The 2013 Low Carbon Prize offers the opportunity to win a share of £20,000 to turn your ideas into reality. Twenty of the best runners up will be shortlisted for a chance to win a paid 3-12 month internship with industrial engineering firm Siemens, sponsors of the award. You will be invited to go through an interview and assessment selection centre and, if successful, you will secure a paid internship. All candidates must meet Siemens business criteria, successfully pass DAMEX security checking and show eligibility to work in the UK documentation.
Applications will be judged by a panel of experts, including representatives from the Mayor’s Office, experts in climate change mitigation and business leaders. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Siemens Crystal on Thursday 13 June 2013.
To enter the competition visit www.london.gov.uk/priorities/environment/greening-london where you’ll need to complete an online application form, setting out your idea.
Closing date: Midday, 17 May 2013