|Submission Date||Dec. 11, 2020|
University of Toronto Mississauga
IN-50: Innovation D
|0.50 / 0.50||
Acting Sustainability Manager, Strategic Initiatives
Facilities Management & Planning
Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:
"Show Me the Green" is an annual event that is organized by the IMI Business Association at UTM. The event has been running for 13 years.
The Show Me the Green (SMG) case competition is a highly-anticipated event of the year consisting of networking opportunities, workshops, sponsor showcases, food, and over $2000 in cash prizes!
SMG is a one-day conference that aims to professionally develop undergraduate students by promoting sustainable innovation and implementation of environmentally sound practices into everyday business operations. SMG invites accomplished speakers for its workshops and ceremonies as well as facilitates networking with important industry professionals and alumni.
Case competition teams compete in groups of 4 students and can be comprised of students from any university. The case competition is judged by industry experts. Cases are judged based on both their economic and environmental benefits.
Show Me The Green also includes keynote speakers and networking between industry professionals and students.
Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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