During the Kick Off students will meet their team for the coming 6 weeks, find out what question they will be working on and hear more about the program. There will also be interesting speakers during the Kickoff. Besides this students will under guidance from a workshop given by the consultants of AEF start to work on the question.

Location: Hubspot Leiden

Date: 13th May
Walk in: 9:30h
Start: 10:00h – 17:00h




During the trainingsday students will be able to attend lectures and workshops about sustainability, receive a training on how to Pitch and finally have the opportunity to work on their questions in the afternoon. The day will close by having a drink together whilst being inspired by sustainable start ups.

Location:  Wijnhaven (Den Haag)

Date: 20th May
Walkin: 9:30h
Start : 10:00h

Picture: Brainstorm session of the SBB project



During the consultation hour on Mondaythe 3rd of June students will be have the opportunity to ask ‘experts’ questions about their case and solutions.

Location: Leiden University Green Office

Date:  7th June
Start: 15:00h



The Inhouse Day is your chance to gain insight in the organization of which you are solving a case. This will also be a good opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the real problem you shall solve with your team and to ask more questions about the organisation in general as well as about the case.

Where: At the partner organisations

Time: To be determined at the Kickoff



In the Semi-Final you will battle against the other team who want to solve the same question. During the whole day you can work on your question. In the afternoon you will pitch your idea and each business chooses the winner of their sustainable case.

Location: Rabobank Leiden

Start: 10:30h – 17:00h



During the final the winning team of the first edition of the Sustainable Business Battle will be chosen!
During a poster presentation market all teams from the SBB will present their ideas. The public can vote for their personal favourite. The public award will be given to the team with the most votes. But that is not it: The public award winning team has the chance to pitch their idea next to the five finalists that were chosen at the semi-final to the independent jury of experts.
The Final is open to anybody, and will have some interesting keynotes!

Location: L.S.V. Minerva (Breestraat 50)

Start: 16:00h