The Innovative Social Impact Initiative at UF's Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation and the Office of Sustainability at UF are pleased to announce the 2013 NetImpact-Walmart Sustainability Better Living Business Plan Challenge!

Deadlines are approaching soon, get excited!
-Business Plans due 4pm Wed. 1/23/13
-Finalists announced Mon. 1/28/13
-Finalist presentations Fri. 2/1/13 from 9am-1pm

Winners will advance to the regional competition, and have the chance to win the opportunity to present at WalMart headquarters in Bentonville, AR with a grand prize of $20,000.

Student teams (both graduate and undergraduate) are encouraged to develop a sustainable, profitable business plan for a new product or business process with a measurable positive environmental benefit.  This could include preserving clean air, water, and soil; reducing waste; improving energy efficiency or developing renewable energy ideas; and promoting healthy living for people and communities.  Plans and presentations must quantify their ability to provide benefits in one or more of the above areas.

More information is available online:
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Kristin Joos, Coordinator of UF's Innovative Sustainability & Social Impact Initiative, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>


Stephanie Sims
Office of Sustainability
University of Florida
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