Please note: The deadline for entry to the 2024 programme has now passed and we are no longer accepting new participants.

Find the sustainability superhero in you. Play online in a simulation to learn the subject and lead your virtual company to become the best force-for-good in the world. This is the ultimate game, the ultimate course and the ultimate win!”

The 2024 Sustainability World Cup is an online course AND competition. It is a great way to learn about sustainability and how to use it to grow a business more sustainably. It is also a competition where you can win some fantastic awards. These awards will help the world recognize your sustainability talent and help you develop a more sustainability-driven career.

All participants who finish the course will get certificates of completion, which they can add to their learning credentials.

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Who should participate

Anyone who wishes to understand sustainability, how to harness it to achieve sustainable growth and transformation for a business.

You could be an executive who is interested in the subject or a university student wishing to learn more about it.

What you will learn

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of sustainability and its key terms
  • Learn about ESG and how it measures sustainability
  • Identify the challenges and opportunities of sustainability for business leaders
  • Develop a sustainable market strategy that delivers competitive advantage and drives sustainable growth
  • Learn how to balance profitable growth with environmental and social improvement
  • Speak and write about sustainability with confidence
  • Enhance your learning credentials and career prospects
  • Become a more responsible leader capable of shaping a sustainable future

The Awards

The following two Awards are based on game performance and a submitted team video:

  • Sustainability World Champions
  • Best Sustainability Leader

The following six awards are based on game performance only:

  • Best Environmental Performance
  • Best Social Performance
  • Best Governance Performance
  • Most Purposeful Business
  • Best Sustainable Growth
  • Best Business for Prosperity

There will also be an opportunity to win other prizes including advice from leading academic, sustainability and digital experts on your specific key sustainability challenges.


The competition will run from Monday 8th April to Friday 24th May (7 weeks), with the online Awards Ceremony in the week ending Friday 7th June. This will be recorded for those that cannot attend.

Key dates (via Zoom, all times in Central European Time):

  • Welcome Meeting: Tuesday 9th April, 7pm – 8.30pm CET. Login details will be emailed the next day.
  • First “Live” Q&A with Judges: Monday 29th April, 7pm – 8pm CET
  • Second “Live” Q&A with Judges: Wednesday 8th May, 5pm – 6pm CET.
  • Results and Online Awards Ceremony: Monday 10th June 6pm – 7pm CET

Note: All the above events will be recorded for anyone that is unable to attend.

In addition, there will be an in-person Awards Celebration at The Digital Enterprise Show in Malaga, Spain on Tuesday 11th June.  Come along if you can!

Summary of the benefits to participants

By undertaking the course, you will:

  • Learn about sustainability through a real training programme delivered via a game
  • Learn from experts with “live” Q&A sessions
  • Improve your team-working skills
  • Improve your communication and presentation skills
  • Network with other sustainability champions at an international level
  • Be able to download valuable resources and know-how in the field
  • Build academic-industry links
  • Be accredited with certificates and a badge

Be a Sponsor!

Have your brand associated with The Sustainability World Cup. There are many benefits to being a sponsor, including:

  • Enhancing the sustainability credibility of your brand
  • Developing the sustainability talent of your own staff
  • Finding new potential good sustainability talent to recruit
  • Promoting your brand to an educated audience
  • Building academic-industry links
  • Universities: Promoting your courses on sustainability

We have different Sponsorship Packages available.

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