Top Business School Students From Around the World Compete for Innovative Solutions to the Global Clean Water Crisis

By Hult International Business School, PRNE
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

BOSTON, November 17, 2010 - Hult International Business School announced today that the theme of its
2nd annual Global Case Challenge is the global clean water crisis. In
partnership with, an organization co-founded by Gary White and Matt
, the international case competition will crowd-source innovative ideas
and solutions from the world's top students across five international cities:
Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, and Shanghai.

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As a Clinton Global Initiative member, the Hult Global Case Challenge has
committed to working with fellow CGI member to tackle one of the
world's most pressing social issues. was selected from among the
1,800 'Commitments to Action' made by the world's top organizations dedicated
to world change. was chosen because of their pioneering efforts in
the clean water space - including their innovative WaterCredit initiative,
which facilitates small loans for water and sanitation access.

"It's exciting for us to partner with such an internationally focused
organization. We expect the event to provide a platform for crowd-sourcing
some really innovative ideas and solutions to help solve this truly pressing
global challenge," said Gary White, Executive Director and Co-Founder of

The event will consist of two phases: a Regional and a Global Final. On
March 5, 2011 at the regional events, over 100 student teams of five from the
world's top academic institutions including Harvard Business School,
Columbia, NYU, Yale, Hult International Business School, London Business
, Dartmouth, Notre Dame, IE, Cranfield, India Institute of Management,
and Carnegie Mellon will compete to develop innovative ideas and solutions to

The winners of each Regional competition will move on to compete in an
all-expense paid Global Final in New York City on April 30, 2011, co-hosted
by the Clinton Global Initiative. At the final event, the participating teams
will present their refined solutions to a world-class panel of executive
judges. will receive a USD $1 million donation from Hult
International Business School which may be used to help see the winning
team's solution implemented.

Applications to participate in this game-changing event are now being
accepted and registration forms can be filled out on-line by visiting: Students have the option of competing
at any of the five locations.

Media enquiries: carolin.bachmann at or call +44-(798)-534-0179.

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