DLSU-Manila students, runners-up at the Go Green in the City 2017 Regional Finals
Manila (Philippines) - July 10, 2017 -- Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, held the Asia-Pacific Regional Finals of the Go Green in the City 2017 last July 10, 2017, naming Philippines representative Team Green Zone as the first runner-up of the competition. Composed of De La Salle University-Manila students Aaron Jules Del Rosario and Iliana Benice Tan, Team Green Zone presented their Glass X project, going head-to-head against other countries in the region.
The countries that will be participating in the Go Green in the City Global Finals to be held on October 2017 in Paris, France are United States of America, China, France, United Kingdom, Thailand, Brazil, Pakistan, and India. Joining them are women empowerment duo from Turkey and wildcard team from New Zealand.
From L-R: Iliana Benice Tan and Aaron Jules Del Rosario of De La Salle University-Manila during the Country Finals of Go Green in the City 2017
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About Go Green in the City
Go Green in the City is a global business case challenge inviting students to undertake exceptional learning about Schneider Electric and gaining valuable insights into the world of smart cities and energy management. This competition aims to involve the younger generation to act on the current global energy situation that has impacted everyone. It also allows students to contribute to the search for solutions to the global energy challenge while allowing them to learn from industry leaders and experts. Schneider Electric also makes use of this competition to strengthen its bid for women empowerment by having at least one female student be part of each participating team.