One year ago: the Shanghai 2010 Award

12 July 2011

In March 2010, HEC Paris and Tsinghua SEM launched the “Entrepreneurship and the Sustainable City” competition related to the Shanghai World Expo 2010 theme, “Better City, Better Life”.

The event was designed to raise awareness among business students and young entrepreneurs about the opportunities and challenges of sustainable urban development.

Over 1,000 candidates from Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Japan, Russia and the US took part in the international business project competition, which culminated in an exclusive awards ceremony held in Shanghai on 15 July 2010.

The 5 winning teams were awarded the Lafarge, Sodexo, Schneider Electric, Veolia Environnement prizes and the Golden Prize from the Bank of China.

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