Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 7115

Opportunity Description

The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards which was launched in 2013 aims to recognize outstanding young talented leaders and change makers dealing with the world’s biggest environmental and social challenges, and lead the way to a more sustainable future. The Awards is a big opportunity to support, inspire, reward and collaborate with innovators to help them grow both as individuals and as enterprises and make new business connections.

Partner organizations:

  • Unilever
  • University of Cambridge

Opening date: May 7, 2019

Closing date:  June 30, 2019 (11:59 pm BST

Winners’ announcement: September 2019

Overall HRH Prize Winner announcement: November 2019

Location: London, United Kingdome

Benefits and Prizes:

  • All winners attend a special prize event hosted in London
  • Eight winners with the overall winner of the HRH, The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize
  • All winners get the invitation to an Accelerator Program run by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, followed by a year of mentoring support to meet their specific needs for 12 months duration
  • €50,000 award for the overall winner of the HRH
  • €8,500 award for each of the remaining winners

Entry requirement:

An initiative, product or service related to one or more of the following categories:

  • Improve People’s Health and Well Being
  • Improve the health of the planet
  • Contribute to a fairer and more socially inclusive world


  • Any inspiring entrepreneur who is between 18 and 35 years old from around the world (Except Russia)


To enter the competition, applicants are required to create a profile and complete the Application Form. In addition, they must share their plan’s details and the vision for its future.

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For more information about the Award and its details, please visit Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Award

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