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Entries are open for the Schneider Go Green 2021 global student competition. Over the past ten years, Schneider Electric has been on the lookout for bold and disruptive ideas in energy management. This year, in colllaboration with AVEVA, Go Green 2021 has returned with a wider variety of exciting themes for students to tackle worldwide. This is your opportunity to present your bold ideas and 

  • Pitch to Schneider Electric's top management at the virtual global finale
  • Receive mentorship from Schneider Electric's best experts
  • Go on a free trip to Boston, London, New Delhi, Paris or Shanghai for winners
  • Interview with Schneider Electirc's HR team for job opportunities

Schneider Electric believes that energy is a basic human right and is dedicated to furthering mankind through new technologies. As a major player in Energy Management and Industrial Automation, we see an urgent need for bold ideas that can re-shape a smarter and more sustainable future for both: our industry and our company. Schneider Go Green, together with AVEVA, are looking for game changers around the world who are daring to disrupt and to put their skills to the test and push the boundaries of digital transformation in Energy Management.


Join  the competition if you are a university student with an interest in revolutionising:

  • Access to energy: Enable universal access to energy in an environmentally sustainable manner
  • Homes of the future: Can homes be smarter, more sustainable and incorporate new technologies
  • Plants of the future: Apply IoT, AI, machine learning and more to the industries of the present or future
  • Grids of the future: Imagine the future of energy management and distribution
  • Decoding the future: Envision future approaches to design, engineering and construction of assets and infrastructure


  • Grand winner: Win a free trip to one of Schneider Electric's locations and connect with their top management and experts
  • Global finalists: Pitch your innovative idea to Schneider Electric at the virtual global finale with other regional finalists
  • Regional finalists: Receive mentorship and consultation with Schneider Electric's best experts to polish their proposals
  • Women in energy award: Win the opportunity in global finals and compete for the top prize
  • Job opportunities: Win the chance for an HR interview and receive content about Schneider Electric's benefits, job opportunities and early career events

About Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric's purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. We call this Life Is On. Our mission is to be your digital partner for Sustainability and Efficiency. We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management, for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries. We are the most local of global companies. We are advocates of open standards and partnership ecosystems that are passionate about our shared Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.