The winning company, “Sustain” saw Year 11’s Amy G and Annabella H join forces with their St Paul’s counterparts to take on different company roles and create a concept for environmentally friendly cosmetics. The judges were impressed with their ideas and they way that both the product, packaging and pitch tied the concept into the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
‘The students have not only developed an appreciation of the challenges of setting up a business, but have also taken a giant leap in developing entrepreneurial skills which will stand them in excellent stead in the Sixth Form and beyond. Team work, an understanding of group dynamics, negotiation, creativity, failure – we’ve seen it all and it has been an incredibly exciting opportunity’.
Sarah Alakija, Head of Careers
The winners received Amazon vouchers and internship opportunities with some of the companies involved.