Climate Action Challenge

 

The Climate Action Challenge is a new global design competition calling on the creative community to submit bold, innovative solutions to combat the impacts of climate change.

What Design Can Do (WDCD) and its main partners, IKEA Foundation and Autodesk Foundation, invite designers, creative thinkers and imaginative trouble-shooters from all countries and disciplines to take part!

CALL FOR PROPOSALS IS CLOSED!

The Climate Action Challenge runs from May 2017 to May 2018 and is open to three categories of entrants: students, creative professionals and start-ups The application deadline has ended on 24 September.

CHECK OUT THE ENTRIES

Over 384 projects were sent in by designers, students and startups from 70 countries. Please head over to the gallery to see them all. When you are logged in to the platform  you can vote for your favorites by clicking the heart.

The selection committee is hard a work reviewing all the entries to establish a shortlist. The jury will convene in São Paulo on November 23 to establish the winners in each track.

Winners of each track are eligible to a share of the award package consisting of a design fee and an accelleration package worth over €900.000

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Current challenge phase

  • 1 1: Initiate
  • 2 2: Nominate
  • 3 3: Improve
  • 4 4: Triumph
  • 5 5: Accelerate
  • 6 6: Make it Happen