Sustainable Business Paper Competition

Sustainable Business Paper Competition

This competition was held during spring semester of 2016. The competition is now closed and the winners have all been recognized.

Would you like to get paid for writing a short paper? Read the prompt below to find out how!

Imagine that you are an entrepreneur wanting to start an environmentally sustainable business. In 3-4 pages write about an original, innovative idea you have for such a business. Make sure to explain your idea clearly. Describe how this idea would be financially feasible from a business standpoint, as well as how it would help environmental sustainability efforts and why this is important to society. You may use graphs, tables, calculations, scientific evidence or any other methods to make your points clear.

Students were able to work alone or in groups of two to enter the competition. Papers were graded by faculty and staff on campus, and three winners were picked. The winners received certificates, as well as monetary prizes with the value of $150 for first place, $100 for second place and $50 for third place.