THE OPPORTUNITY TO IDENTIFY AND SHOWCASE
HIGH-IMPACT PLASTIC WASTE REDUCTION INITIATIVES
Organized by Goa Institute of Management, Indian Plastics Institute, Commitments Accelerator for Plastic Pollution and Ocean Recovery Alliance.
Teams of 3 to 4 students from India’s top academic institutions
Kabidawalla Connect: 1st Prize Season 1
India has many cities, towns and villages near waterways (rivers, lakes, and the Indian Ocean). Much money and effort has gone into projects and programs that stop plastic waste from entering these waterways. Here’s your shot at finding an organization that’s doing a great job. Learn More
Photo: Katkata West Bengal, India 15 August 2021
Registration opens : 5 January 2022
Register Student Team :
By 28 February, 2022
The April 12th Finals
1st Place Award: Team Chemoplast
2nd Place Award: Team Muarya
3rd Place Award: Team Plutonic
Special Award for Subcontinent Team:
Team Rescueco (Bangladesh)
Overall First Place Winning Student Team:
One-Month Internship with
CAPPIndia to produce “CAPP Conversations”
All 5 finalists will have their Case Studies published in the reputed journal of Indian Plastics Institute
All Student Teams – Certificates
The Winning Student Team
CAPP is a new non-profit organization, birthed in 2019 and operated through Ocean Recovery Alliance, one of the premier NGOs fighting to reduce and end plastic pollution from entering the ocean. CAPP’s mission is to take proven, successful projects and programs that prevent or reduce plastic pollution, identified through our “Make the Case” competitions, and then provide the infrastructure to empower the world’s stakeholders to adapt, replicate and scale these proven solutions in many other places.
Goa Institute of Management began its journey in 1993. Today GIM is one of the leading B-schools in India and offers a rich learning environment through engagement with academia, industry and alumni. GIM seeks to nurture leaders with specialized knowledge of Healthcare, Big Data Analytics, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance. The B-school offers a rich bouquet of programs that meet the challenging business needs of India and the state of Goa.
The mission of Ocean Recovery Alliance is to reduce plastic pollution on land and water by creating strategic solutions for governments, industry and communities which lead to long-term, hands-on engaging business practices. Our mission is achieved through purposefully designed programs to educate, build awareness and provide solutions which inspire positive societal change at the community, national and international levels. Its founder, Doug Woodring, recently was awarded the coveted Prince’s Prize for Innovative Philanthropy from Prince Albert of Monaco for his work in this space
Indian Plastic Institute based out of India is an premier professional organization having more than 5000 members and one of the founders of PlastIndia. The focus of IPI is Plastic education and training, through DIPI courses, seminars, endowment lectures, journals, books and connects individuals, corporates and educational institutes. In recent times one of the focus areas is Sustainability & Recycling and has partnered with several organizations in India to promote and create awareness on subject and also work for plastic waste management.