OrangeASEAN is in initiative from the Dutch embassies in Southeast-Asia. It is a three week pop-up company consisting of talented students and young professionals from both the Netherlands and Southeast Asia. Together they design innovative solutions for sustainability challenges in the region. Supported by academics and experts, and intensively coached by two sustainability professionals, 20-30 participants work together in dedicated teams developing business cases for real-life issues.
We are looking for new participants (young professionals & students) for the upcoming edition in Kuala Lumpur (September 19 – October 8). The themes will be ‘Food’ and ‘Circular Economy’ respectively. Students will get consultancy and sustainability training, and learn from the guidence on their work on a case from experts.
Climate change, resource depletion, pollution, energy inefficiencies and waste management are major challenges in Southeast Asia. Innovative solutions are needed that can guide the transition into a circular economy in the ASEAN region. Think of: waste-to-resource, waste-to-energy, sustainable logistics and new business cases for a circular economy. We challenge you to support entrepreneurs from the Netherlands and Southeast Asia to improve their sustainability or to introduce their sustainable solutions to the region.
Join as one of the 30 Dutch and ASEAN young professionals, students and entrepreneurs in Kuala Lumpur for a three week Orange ASEAN Factory. Get intensive support from sustainability professionals and connect to renowned universities, companies, NGOs and government institutes. Work together in dedicated teams to develop concrete business cases on reducing resources and waste, on setting up sustainable supply chains or on introducing sustainable products and services in the region. Present the results during the Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference and the Malaysian Dutch Business Counsel Sustainability Awards Ceremony.
No fee nor allowance, only your own lodging & travel costs
Limited funds are available for traveling expenses. Please make us aware in your application whether you want to apply for this small financial contribution.
How to apply
** Applicants may directly apply to the respective website and email address. Once you are SELECTED, you NEED to inform your personal data to Office of International Affairs (Bulaksumur F-13) .