Photo credit: Photographic Services, Shell International Limited
Support of global, student-focused competition helps inspire innovation in safety, sustainability, and STEM education among young adults.
WILMINGTON, Del., Mar. 10, 2022 – DuPont (NYSE:DD) today announced its sponsorship of the 2022 Shell Eco-marathon global competition, one of the world’s leading student engineering competitions.
“We are thrilled to sponsor the 2022 Shell Eco-marathon,” said David Domnisch, vice president and general manager, DuPont™ Tyvek® and Typar®. “As a global innovation leader for safety solutions, an essential part of our mission is to drive progress and innovation by investing in education in communities around the world. Shell Eco-marathon is the perfect avenue for us to help empower the next generation to think sustainably, engineer safely, and thrive.”
The Shell Eco-marathon enables thousands of STEM students to come together every year to design, build and drive their own energy-efficient vehicles. During the event, up to 75 teams will compete by driving a car they have designed, engineered and built within the rules outlined by the competition’s organizers, focused on energy efficiency. The event embodies the spirit of innovation and ties it to Shell’s mission of powering progress to provide the world with more and cleaner energy solutions and commitment to becoming a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050.
DuPont Personal Protection, a global innovation leader for safety and protection apparel and solutions, will be supporting the 2022 Shell Eco-marathon events by:
The first Shell Eco-marathon event will take place on April 10-13 in Indianapolis, Indiana, followed by additional events each located in the Netherlands, France, Brazil, China, Indonesia and India.
“We are deeply committed to protecting people and working towards cultivating a safer, more energy-efficient world – it’s at the core of our values,” said Domnisch. “Through Shell Eco-marathon, we hope to help each participating student grow their health and safety mindsets, and inspire them to build that knowledge into everything they do.”
For additional information on DuPont’s sponsorship of 2022 Shell Eco-Marathon, visit www.dupont.com/personal-protection/dupont-shell-eco-marathon-2022.html
For additional information on 2022 Shell Eco-Marathon, visit https://www.makethefuture.shell/en-gb/shell-eco-marathon
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Teams from the 2019 Shell Eco-marathon event in London, UK are shown on the competition track. Shell Eco-marathon is one of the world’s leading student engineering competitions; a platform for thousands of STEM students to come together every year; to design, build and drive their own energy-efficient vehicles. DuPont will be sponsoring the 2022 Shell Eco-marathon global competition. Photo credit: Photographic Services, Shell International Limited.