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For-Profits for Projects to Improve the Environment

Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Nestle and Ashoka

Deadline Date:

12/18/20 11:30 PM (CET)

Description:

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Prizes and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and for-profit entities for projects to improve the environment. Funding is intended to support proposals to reduce waste packaging. In addition to a cash prize, applicants may have access to mentoring and training.

The Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize 2020, in partnership with Ashoka, aims to identify system-changing projects that will support Nestlé's visions that none of its packaging, including plastics, ends up in landfill or as litter.  

Nestlé looks for high-quality initiatives that address challenges such as: 

  • What alternative pragmatic, simple materials and safe ways to protect food & beverage can be offered? 
  • How can production models and delivery systems be redesigned to eliminate waste?  
  • What can food & beverage packaging become after consumption to be a resource for new usage? 
  • What ground-up solutions are there to tackle packaging waste in communities? 
  • How can consumers, suppliers, and producers be incentivized to adopt a circularity mindset?

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150750

Number of Grants:

The Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize jury may decide to award the winners’ prize funds to more than one winner, including a maximum of five (5) specially commended. 

Estimated Size of Grant:

All eligible participants will:
- Receive customized feedback delivered by Nestlé's employees, trained by Ashoka.
- Participate in a webinar on system change.
- Have the potential to be selected as an Ashoka Fellow.

Finalists (up to 10) will gain access to:
- Workshops to explore the potential of collaboration with Nestlé and its employees.
- A virtual workshop on co-creation and system change with key Nestlé employees and Ashoka.
- One Ashoka Europe Fellowship module (system change, new leadership, hybrid social finance, replication and transfer, OR well-being).

Specially Commended (up to 5) & Winner will:
- Receive cash prize up to CHF 250 000 to be allocated to the 5 specially commended and the overall winner (based on the ranking and project sizes).
- Mentoring from Nestlé employees.
- Gain visibility through Ashoka and Nestlé's media and social media activities.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Entrants must:
- Be 18 years old or older by the time they apply.
- Have incorporated as a nonprofit, for-profit, or hybrid organization, or have a fiscal sponsor.
- Be fluent in English (winners will be expected to engage in activities that require English proficiency).

Additional terms:
- Only one application per initiative will be accepted.
- Entries will only be accepted in English.
- This is a global challenge accepting entries from every country.
- Employees of Nestlé S.A. and their parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries, joint ventures, advertising agencies, promotion agencies and other service providers for this prize, their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household are not eligible.
- Partners or initiatives that are already financed or supported by Nestlé S.A., its affiliates, subsidiaries or joint ventures are not eligible.
- The initiative should demonstrate a solid foundation of compliance and a culture of respect.

Pre-Application Information:

You can submit and continue to edit your application until the 18 of December 2020 at 11:30 PM (CET).

Key Dates:
- Entry period: 30 September 2020 until 18 December 2020
- Review Round 1: 20 December 2020 until 25 January 2021
- Refinement Questions: 26 January 2021 until 9 February 2021
- Review Round 2: 10 February 2021 until 1 March 2021
- Finalists Announcement: April 2021
- Winners Announcement: May 2021
- Webinar, Workshops, Mentoring and Support: March 2021 until June 2021

Entry:
https://network.changemakers.com/challenge/creating-shared-value-prize/entry

Terms and Conditions:
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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:
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If you have any questions regarding the prize, please contact:
nestlecsvprize@ashoka.org

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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

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