LONDON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hult International Business School (http://www.hult.edu/index) announces the five regional winning teams of its 2nd Annual Hult Global Case Challenge (http://hultglobalcasechallenge.com/) : Boston University School of Management, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, University of Belgrade Faculty of Organizational Sciences, SDA Bocconi School of Management and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The regional competition took place on Saturday, March 5 in Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai and Shanghai.
This year's Hult Global Case Challenge brings together college and university students from the world's top schools to focus on developing solutions to accelerate clean water access and sanitation around the world. The five regional winners will now advance to the Global Final on April 28 in New York City to compete for a $1 million prize, which will be made available to Water.org (http://www.water.org/) and the opportunity to meet President Bill Clinton. A sixth team from the online competition will be announced on March 21 and will join the five regional winners at the Global Final.
"We congratulate all regional winners on a job well done and look forward to a robust and exciting competition in April," said Dr. Stephen Hodges, president of Hult International Business School. "With more than one billion people worldwide lacking access to clean water, this Case Challenge is presenting an opportunity for some of the brightest minds in the world to contribute solutions to a growing social and environmental crisis. By reaching beyond Wall Street, Canary Wharf, Lujiazui and other major financial districts, we hope to teach the next generation of business leaders that the skills they learn can be used for-good as well as for-profit."
Global judges will include Gary White, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Water.org; George Fisher, Former CEO of Kodak and current senior advisor of private equity powerhouse KKR; Bruce Mosler, Co-Chairman of Cushman & Wakefield; Peter Thum, Co-Founder of Ethos Water and a Vice President at Starbucks; Gary Hattem, President of the Deutsche Bank Foundation; and Premal Shah, a leading social entrepreneur and president of Kiva.org.
About Hult International Business School:
Hult International Business School (formerly known as the Arthur D. Little School of Management) is the first global business school with campuses in Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, and Shanghai. The School offers a range of business-focused programs including MBA, Master and Undergraduate degrees. Hult's one-year MBA program is ranked in the top 30 in the world by The Economist and among the top 100 by the Financial Times. http://www.hult.edu
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