These are the most innovative ideas of young Hungarians to solve the world’s sustainability problems

By: Trademagazin Date: 2024. 03. 22. 11:09

In a national competition, high school students showed how they would solve the problem of climate change, waste management, or even excessive consumption with their socially responsible “enterprises” invented for this purpose. The Innovation Challenge competition was created by the joint program of the UniCredit Foundation and Junior Achievement Hungary.

A total of eight high school teams from all over the country took part in the competition, and they had to respond to challenges such as climate change or excessive consumption with their socially responsible business ideas in the field of sustainability. The students were given the topic of the challenge the day before the competition, and the proposed solutions were presented to the professional jury the next day (Television journalist Krisztina Bombera; Dr. Szilvia Gyurkó, child rights specialist, president of the Hintalovon Children’s Rights Foundation, member of the UniCredit Foundation’s board of trustees; Róbert Bolyán , ESG Director of UniCredit Bank, Orsolya Gergely, Executive Director of Junior Achievement Hungary, and Ádám Kretz, Government Advisor of the Business Development Department of the Ministry of National Economy.

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