How it works
May 18, 2020
June 15, 2020
July 6, 2020
July 20, 2020
August 3, 2020
Preliminary plan for a carbon reduction project and implementation timeline due
Final plan with refined carbon reduction and cost calculations due
First poster draft due
Final poster expo and competition
$2,000 cash prize
$1,000 cash prize
$500 cash prize
Carbon reduction projects will be evaluated on the following criteria
1. Total carbon reduced and total money saved
The judges are looking for projects with the largest carbon reductions and cost savings. Show us your back-of-the-envelope calculations of your project's projected carbon reductions and cost savings.
The judges are looking for any added benefits that your project provides beyond reducing CO2 emissions. Think about how your carbon reduction project may result in improvements in health, sustainability, resource utilization in other areas.
3. Project implementation
The judges are looking for carbon reduction projects that have been approved for implementation. Show us how the organization you're working with got behind your project and is committed to its success.
4. Poster presentation
At the final poster session, the judges are looking for a well-organized poster and a clear presentation. This is the time for you and your team members to showcase your mastery of the subject matter.
Throughout the summer, the judges are looking for professional and timely communication with the Carbon Reduction Challenge staff.