#MyButterflyEffect & #Wattif
Malaysia is pledging to add one watt of solar generation for every one social media post that inspires Green Growth and helps to propagate #MyButterflyEffect throughout EXPO2017. The 1 Post = 1 Watt pledge is a call-to-action to all EXPO 2017 nations, participants and global citizens to share their Green Growth inspirations on social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter). As an added incentive to Malaysians and Kazakhs, two of the most inspiring Green Growth posts from each country respectively will win an all-expenses paid trip to EXPO 2017 to visit the Malaysia Pavilion and see for themselves just how impactful their singular, relatively small voice can be. For Malaysians, contest ends on 10 July 2017, whereas the contest ends on 31 July 2017 for all Kazakhstan participants. The 1 Post = 1 Watt pledge, which runs throughout the duration of EXPO 2017 ending on 10 September 2017, is part of the #MyButterflyEffect campaign, one of the many programmes and activities organised by Malaysia during EXPO 2017 to showcase the nation’s emerging market leadership in Green Growth.
For more information on the contest, read the FAQs below:
1. How do I join the contest?
To be considered an entry, ensure that your submission contains #MyButterflyEffect. The hashtag functions as a tracking tool for the submissions.
2. What should be included in my submission?
Your submission must contain a green growth story to inspire and create awareness on the positive future impacts of going green* or an image that you think will inspire or create awareness about green future.
* Going green - To pursue knowledge and practices that can lead to more environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible decisions and lifestyles, which can help protect the environment and sustain its natural resources for current and future generations.
3. What do you mean by a green growth story and ‘what’s your #Wattif? Do you have examples?
“#Wattif we all brought our own recyclable grocery bags when we go grocery shopping to avoid wasting plastic. #MyButterflyEffect ..”
“#Wattif by changing our mindset and thinking green, we become more aware of our relationship with the world and the impacts of our daily actions. Thinking green leads to acting green. We need to take action steps to make environmental responsibility a reality. #MyButterflyEffect..”
4. How do I submit my application?
Submissions can be done via Facebook, Instagram, and/or Twitter as long as it is accompanied by the designated hashtags for tracking and validation purposes. A direct submission via email can also be done at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social media accounts need to be set to public in order to access and validate.
5. Can I submit more than one entry?
Yes, you are allowed to submit more than one entry.
6. Who can participate in this contest?
The contest is only open to Malaysians and Kazakhs.
Please note entries from Kazakhstan are required to be in Kazakh language.
In line with the 1 Post = 1 Watt pledge, Malaysia is pledging to add one watt of solar generation for every one social media post that inspires Green Growth and welcomes global participation.
7. How are the winners selected? And how many winners will be selected?
Entries will be judged based on the content. Criterias such as inspiration, creativity, and knowledge will be considered. Two winners from each country (Malaysia & Kazakhstan) will be selected from this contest*.
* Winners will be selected at the sole discretion of GreenTech Malaysia.
8. When does the contest start and end?
Contest period is from 30 March 2017 and ends at 5pm on 10th July 2017, for Malaysians;
Contest ends on the 30 July 2017, for Kazakhs.
9. What do I receive if I win the contest?
An all-expense* paid trip to EXPO 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.
* All expense – Economy class flight tickets and lodging.
10. When will the winner be announced? And how will they be contacted?
Winners will be announced on 10 July 2017 and 30 July 2017 respectively. Winners will be contacted via their platform of submission i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or email. Upon contact, winners will be given 7 days to respond otherwise considered forfeited and the runner-up will be considered. Upon contact, winners will need to provide proof of identity.
Please be advised that the terms and conditions of the contest are subject to change at the sole discretion of GreenTech Malaysia.