Solution Search “Climate Change Need Behavior Change” Competition 2018

Applications are invited for The Solution Search “Climate Change Need Behavior Change” Competition. This competition is a worldwide contest to find spotlight solutions that use behavior change to fight climate change. They are looking for solutions that apply behaviors change insights to dispose of waste, purchase goods, travel, and more. The deadline is on August 7th, 2018.

The main goals are to:

  • Increase plant-rich diets;
  • Reduce end-user food waste;
  • Increase adoption of clean cookstoves;
  • Increase demand for products such as locally-grown staple trees, crops, kelp or certified sustainable wood;
  • Reduce consumption of energy, water or products such as paper or cotton;
  • And otherwise reduce greenhouse gas emitting behaviors amongst individuals, households and communities.

Finalists will be invited to attend a capacity-building workshop and awards ceremony with leading experts in conservation, development, and behavioral science. Two prizes of $25,000 will be awarded to the Judges’ Choice and People’s Choice projects.

Main criteria

  • The contest is open to all organisations who have a proven solution in working with people to adopt climate-friendly behaviors;
  • All entries will be judged based on the following criteria: context analysis, solution, actions, results, sustainability, return on investment, replicability.

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