CNN and Hult International Business School Partner to Broadcast Hult’s Global Case Challenge Public Service Announcement

Hult International Business School is partnering with CNN for the 2012 Hult Global Case Challenge, the world’s largest business school competition to help solve poverty. CNN’s worldwide public service announcement allows the Hult Global Case Challenge to raise awareness of innovative business thinking applied to help solve poverty. In its third year, the Hult Global Case Challenge is one of the world’s leading platforms for social change.

Boston, MA, February 24, 2012 --( In partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative, the 1 million USD student competition, has attracted thousands of students from 130 countries and over 300 institutions, including Harvard, Wharton, Columbia, Hult, Stanford, MIT, London Business School, INSEAD, CEIBS and the Indian School of Business.

The 2012 Hult Global Case Challenge challenges students to come up with new, sustainable business models that aim to tackle poverty. This year, students will focus on devising solutions for the education, energy and housing sectors, benefiting One Laptop per Child, SolarAid and Habitat for Humanity. Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo; Michael Treschow, Chairman of Unilever; and Mohammad Yunus, Nobel Prize Winner and founder of Grameen Bank will participate in the selection of the winning teams. President Bill Clinton will serve as this year’s keynote speaker at the New York City final in April and present the 1 million USD prize for the winning ideas.

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