The Award for impact created by Challenge participants
After 7 Nudge Global Impact Challenges, Nudge realises the worldwide impact our alumni have created. Their leadership in sustainability is showing in the execution of their impact plans and they have demonstrated to be true agents of change. Therefore, Nudge not only offers a Prize to the 3 winners of the Challenge; we also want to offer an Award to the alumni who have generated the most impact with their impact plans.
During the Nudge Global Impact Challenge participants create and improve their personal sustainability impact plans: a plan that sets out the possible change towards a more sustainable orientation for the participants’ companies, organisations, universities and communities. Participants of the Nudge Global Impact Challenge 2016 have started to implement and execute their impact plans.
GDP or SDG? Nudging young leaders towards sustainable economics.
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and what should be done to reach them, have inspired Nudge to choose this broad theme. The goal of the Challenge is to inspire the participants to find answers to the questions: “How do I implement the SDGs within my organisation, networks and environment?”, “How can I help transform our world?” and “How can I combine SDGs with economic growth (GDP)?”
Theme: GDP or Sustainable Development Goals?
Nudging young leaders towards sustainable economics
During the Nudge Summit, on 27 October, the second evening of the Impact Challenge 2017, the 6 finalists who have generated the most impact with their plans will be announced. This announcement will take place in the Peace Palace in The Hague, the international city of peace and justice. The Award ceremony will be a Nobel Prize worthy event and involve senior management of large companies and NGOs.
VU University of Amsterdam
The execution of the participants’ impact plans will be measured and monitored using the evaluation framework created by the VU University in Amsterdam, strategic partner of the Challenge. At VU University Amsterdam, prof. dr. Philipp Pattberg heads the Department of Environmental Policy Analysis (Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences); a team of more than 25 researchers that was evaluated in a 2014 international review as ‘world leading’ and as being ‘one of the highest profile academic research groups involved with sustainability governance from around the world’. We are proud that prof. dr. Pattberg and his team have designed the evaluation framework for the Nudge Global Impact Award.
6 Finalists —>
Based on the Total Impact scores 2 finalists of the Nudge Global Impact Award are selected for each of the categories (social, environmental and technical innovation). In total, 6 finalists will be invited to join the Nudge Summit of the Nudge Global Impact award 2017 to pitch their Impact Plan.
3 Categories —>
The evaluation framework that prof. dr. Philipp Pattberg and his team have created allow our alumni to show the impact their impact plans have generated. The impact plans will first be categorised as social, environmental or technical innovation.
3 Criteria —>
Based on the alumni’s answers to multiple questions, three scores are assigned to each impact plan: direct impact, outcome impact and project management. They are all weighted and combined into a Total Impact Score.
During the Nudge Global Impact Challenge 2017 the jury will select 3 winners of the Nudge Global Impact Award: 1 for each category. The 3 winners will be Awarded during an official ceremony and they will be invited to demonstrate their leadership skills, creativity and talents to help our Reward Partner in a global sustainability project.
The Nudge Global Impact Award 2017: MasterPeace walk
The three winners of the Nudge Global Impact Award 2017 will be invited to demonstrate their best skills and talents in another life-changing experience: the MasterPeace walk in Maasai land Kenya.
They will learn all about culture, nature and themselves.
Learn more about the Summit on the second evening of the Nudge Global Impact Challenge here:
Learn more about Nudge’s partnership with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam here:
Learn more about the the Nudge MasterPeace walk in Maasailand, Kenya here:
Convinced already? You can apply for a wild card for the Nudge Global Impact Challenge 2017 here: