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Who are we looking for?

Young professionals with the ambition to change the world for the better and eager to create the impact they envision. Does this sound like you? Then read on!

Criteria for participation: You have at least a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, you are between the age of 23 and 33, and fluent in English (verbal and written). Above all, you have a clear passion for sustainability, you want to develop your leadership skills, and you are eager to make an impact.

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I am a Company Participant

A company participant is a young professional working for a company or organisation that allows him or her to participate in the Nudge Global Impact Challenge AND agrees to pay for his or her participation.


1 participant – €5’990 excl. VAT and accommodation fee
2 participants – €9’990 excl. VAT and accommodation fee
3 participants or more – €4’750 per participant excl. VAT and accommodation fee

The accommodation cost and travel expenses are covered by the company.

I am a Wild Card Candidate

A Wild Card candidate is a student or a young professional working for a company or organisation who does not have sufficient financial means to take part in the Nudge Global Impact Challenge. By applying for a Wild Card you enter a selection process where your participation fee (€5.990,-) will be sponsored. This means you only have to pay for your travel costs and accommodation during the Learning Experience in the Netherlands (14th edition 7-9 June 2023). The accommodation cost is approximately €800,- incl. VAT for two hotel nights, food and drinks.

Apply before 15 March 2023.

All Wild Card applicants will be notified regarding the selection by mid April 2023.

Wild Card applications reached in 2022

  • “The Challenge taught me to express myself clearly. It gave me the courage to talk to people and try to engage the right shareholders to help me with my Impact Plan.”
    Filimaua Akerise, 2018 participantFilimaua Akerise, 2018 participantAssistant Inventory Control at Danone, New Zealand
  • “I met a lot of people from all over the world who gave me many insights. It’s good to have this outside perspective. I told my coach about some insecurities and she gave me a lot of advice. It was a very enriching experience.”
    Isabela Alves de Oliveira, 2018 Company ParticipantIsabela Alves de Oliveira, 2018 Company ParticipantTPM Analyst at Heineken, Brazil

“I think that the very important parts of the Challenge are to help me create the connections, to get feedback from coaches, and also to improve my leadership to make my plan come true. And the most important part is to understand how to deliver the best results.” – Nguyễn Thị Cẩm Thu (HEINEKEN, Vietnam)