Audi Environmental Foundation

AUDI AG set up the Audi Environmental Foundation in 2009 as a 100-percent subsidiary and reflects the organization’s social and environmental commitment. It is an active supporter of research into innovative technologies and scientific methods for creating a sustainable future. The initiative aims to contribute immensely to environmental protection and devise and propagate ways to behave sustainably.The Foundation has a laser-sharp focus on developing and promoting ecologically compatible technologies, various measures for imparting environmental education, and safeguarding the natural needs to support the life of humans, plants, and animals.

What is the Audi Environmental Foundation doing?
Environmental destruction, scarce of resources, climate change and population growth are just a few aspects influencing today’s society, politics and business. With changing social values, sustainability is becoming part of people’s outlook on life. Complex challenges confront us, so it’s only by collaborating with partners that we can come up with useful concepts and ecologically sound solutions to mitigate these issues.This is the reason why Audi is collaborating with One Young World to grant scholarships to 15 inspiring young leaders to attend this year’s One Young World Summit 2019 in London, United Kingdom. Audi Scholars will also join an exclusive pre-event where they will network with fellow innovators as well as experts from the Audi Environmental Foundation.

Who can apply?
Anyone who is between 18 and 30 years, either works for or is associated with a non-governmental organization, social enterprise, community-based organization, or creates an impact on environmental issues can apply for the scholarship. Candidates must, however, demonstrate the following:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • A passion for environmental concerns
  • The capacity to bring about an innovation in this field

What does the scholarship provide?

  • Opportunity to attend the One Young World Summit 2019 in London, United Kingdom.
  • Traveling costs to and from London (economy flight).
  • Hotel accommodation.
  • Networking opportunity at the pre-event organized by Audi AG and the Audi Environmental Foundation.
  • Catering, which includes all three meals.
  • Transportation facility between the pre-event, Summit accommodation and the main venue.
  • Useful hand-outs and support materials from the Summit.

Source: Audi
Categories: Green