Sustainalize our double decker: The Plan!

Energy transition
Climate change
SDGs
Sustainability
Product innovation
Mobility
Business innovations

1. The challenge

Sustainalize our double decker: The Plan!

How can we make Recruit-A-Student double-decker bus, model Bristol (1952) with 54 seats, more sustainable?

Our double decker is automotive history and is polluting the environment. The challenge is finding solutions to make the bus as green as possible.

Check out the explanation video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-ZR_N-EzOU&ab_channel=RecruitaStudent

2. The why

Why is this challenge important?

• Mobilise students to act for a sustainable and better future • Help us decrease our CO2 emission with sustainalizing our bus • Set an example for other organisations to make their products more sustainable

3. The solution

What outcome are we looking for?

For this challenge we have a dedicated jury formed by Dhr Prof. Dr. Ir M. Steinbuch, scientific director van TUE, Dhr M Noordam, CTO EMOSS and, Dhr J.J. Dietz, director of Recruit a Student. They will judge the first challenge according to the points below.

A concrete plan on how we can fully sustainalize our bus

Judgement criteria: • Which plan is the most promising / future-proof 50% • What is most economically feasible 30% • To what extent is the idea of cradle to cradle applied 20%

4. Expectations

What do we expect from the participants?

The will to contribute to 5 SDG's.

We expect the participants to come up with concrete, tangible solutions for all aspects of making our bus more sustainable.

Teams will be a mimimum of 2 people. If you sign up individually, the organisation will form a team for you.

Rewards

  • WIN €25.000 WITH YOUR WINNING TEAM

    Practical experience
    Working with a team to achieve 5 SDG goals
    Participate in a SDG competition

SDGs

Deliverables

  • Submission deadline

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Timeline

Start interaction

Start interaction

30/09/21

Bus view option 2 (week of 7 November

Bus view option 2 (week of 7 November

07/10/21

Bus view option 1 (week of 16 October)

Bus view option 1 (week of 16 October)

15/10/21

Be enthusiastic about the challenge

Be enthusiastic about the challenge

14/11/21

Deadline hand-in solution

Deadline hand-in solution

16/11/21

Announcement of winning team (25k!)

Announcement of winning team (25k!)

23/11/21

Finish

Finish

23/11/21

Start challenge 2

Start challenge 2

24/11/21

About us

Recruit a Student

Recruit a Student is a job agency with a focus on the development of talent. Our primary goal is to be the bridge between organistations looking for their future employees and students looking to develop their talents.

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