THE GREEN BUSINESS CONTEST (GBC) is the first ever social business contest organized by Green Future Consulting (GFC). It seeks to identify and promote creative and innovative ideas which address social and environmental challenges. The GBC aims at supporting entrepreneurs and business men in successfully creating sustainable and cleantech-intensive companies. The GBC focuses on Cleantech so as to pursue pathways to more efficient and competitive economies, to reduce environmental impact and vulnerabilities and to create opportunities for entrepreneurs to benefit from international financial instruments.
THE CONTEST has already been launched; the submission is currently going on till 1st of January 2017
Two winners will be proclaimed
Participants stand a chance of winning 250000 FRS and 150000 FRS, first and second prizes respectively,
other benefits like; access to financial tools, access to courses and workshops, access to GFC facilities and infrastructures and access to GFC network of mentors.
Projects can be submitted online at Green Future Consulting Website
PROPOSALS MUST BE FOCUSED around agriculture, climate change, sustainable energy, urban development, environmental management, wastewater and waste management, health and green economy.
Projects ideas must be replicable, scalable, profitable and sustainable.
To be ELIGIBLE, applicant must be a Cameroonian,,
business idea should be the original work of the participant and less than 2 year since its commercial activity.
submission is free.
BY ORGANIZING THIS CONTEST, GFC wishes to create an ecosystem of social innovation in Cameroon by providing a platform which produces innovative solutions to poor and vulnerable communities. GFC hopes to promote entrepreneurial culture by ensuring linkages between the civil society and professional entrepreneurial support services.
This contest will greatly IMPACT the society positively, as it will create green jobs and encourage the growth of startups in Cameroon.
submit your proposals now! no participation fee is required
deadline: 1st January 2017