IF #SOCIAL #IMPACT #PRIZE #2018

 

 

Deadline: 6 June 2018
Open to: companies, design studios, NGOs, foundations, public and other organizations
Award: EUR 50,000 prize money

DESCRIPTION

New initiative – the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE – aims to publish and support projects that contribute to our society. The best projects will be honored with a total prize money of EUR 50,000.
You are welcome to submit all projects that contribute to solving the most urgent challenges of our time and help to improve conditions – your CSR projects or your active support for a specific aspect of society.

Categories

  • End poverty
Since 1990, extreme poverty rates have been cut by 50%. But one in five people in developing regions still live on less than USD 1.90 a day.
  • End hunger
It is time to rethink how we grow, share and consume our food if we are to nourish today’s 795 million hungry people.
  • Healthy lives
Sustainable development depends on ensuring healthy lives. More efforts are needed to increase life expectancy.
  • Quality education
Basic literacy skills have improved tremendously, yet bolder efforts are needed for achieving universal education goals.
  • Clean energy
The goal is universal access to modern energy services, improved efficiency and more renewable sources.
  • Gender equality
Equality for women and girls is not only a fundamental human right, it will fuel sustainable economies and benefit societies at large.
  • Economic growth
The creation of quality jobs will remain a major challenge for almost all economies well into the future.
  • Water and sanitation
Due to poor infrastructure, millions of people die from diseases associated with inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene.
  • Sustainable consumption
Responsible consumption and production aims at “doing more and better with less,” resource and energy efficiency and access to a better quality of life for all.
  • Sustainable cities and communities
Cities enable people to advance socially and economically, but some cities face congestion, a shortage of adequate housing and declining infrastructure.
  • Resilient infrastructure
Without technology and innovation, industrialization will not happen, and without industrialization, development will not happen.
  • Reduce inequality everywhere
To reduce inequality, policies should be universal in paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.
  • Life on land
Forest cover 30% of the Earth’s surface and are key to combating climate change, protecting biodiversity and the homes of the indigenous population.
  • Climate action
Climate change is now affecting every country on every continent, disrupting national economies and affecting lives.
  • Life below water
Careful management of this essential global resource is a key feature of a sustainable future.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Companies, design studios, NGOs, foundations, public and other organizations are welcome to submit;
  • Student concepts cannot be accepted.

AWARD

The prize money of EUR 50,000 will be donated by iF. It can be awarded to one or split between several projects.

Benefits – what do you get?

If you apply for the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE, you can benefit from advantages which help to boost your project:
  • Your application is free of charge;
  • Your project will be permanently published in the iF WOLRD DESIGN GUIDE;
  • Your project will be introduced to a global design community, media and the design-interested public;
  • You can win a share of EUR 50,000 in prize money;
  • You can update your project with latest videos, photos or news.

HOW TO APPLY?

You entry your project here.
Please upload 1 or 2 images which meet the following criteria:
  • File format: JPG;
  • File size: max. 5 MB;
  • Image size: max. 15 megapixel (the shortest side should have min. 1536 pixel);
  • Image format: Landscape;
  • Color mode: RGB;
In addition, please enter:
  • Project description (text of 650 characters at maximum);
  • PDF file (required);
  • Project link (required);
  • Project video (optional);
For more information visit the official website.
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