WSI ServiceNow Carbon Killer Challenge - 2022, SDG 7WSI

The ServiceNow Carbon Killer Challenge - 2022 winners are announced! See them here

Congratulations to Winners and Finalists in the 2022 Challenge Season!

Here are the top competitors in the 2022-23 academic year NFTE World Series of Innovation.

ServiceNow Carbon Killer Challenge - 2022

The Challenge: Design an affordable solution that encourages individuals, businesses, or governments to reduce carbon emissions in local communities.


  • First Place: Go Green Filter, advances SDG 7 by designing algae filters that convert carbon dioxide to oxygen in exhaust pipes. Developed by 16-year-old Jack Reichert and 16-year-old Rohan Kapoor from Unionville High School in Pennsylvania. See their video here.
  • Second Place: Fire Guys, advances SDG 7 by creating thermal stickers that can detect risk of wildfires. Developed by 16-year-old Ashutosh Kumar, 16-year-old Kyle Kim, 16-year-old Gabe Manglona, and 16-year-old Koleman Chang from Santa Teresa High School in California. See their video here.
  • Third Place: FoodPrint AI, FoodPrint AI, advances SDG 7 by developing a mobile app that tracks the carbon footprint of foods to help consumers make responsible consumption choices. Developed by 16-year-old Gabrielle Wong, from Wycombe Abbey in the United Kingdom.


  • CoffeeForPet, advances SDG 7 by converting coffee waste and seeds in a compostable cup as a pet waste solution. Developed by 16-year-old Daniel Park from Philllips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. See their video here.
  • ECOmmunity, advances SDG 7 by developing a neighborhood-friendly carpool app that helps reduce carbon emissions from traffic. Developed by 16-year-old Annabelle Huang and 17-year-old Amanda Diao from Mounds View High School in Minnesota. See their video here.
  • Ethible, advances SDG 7 by connecting food producers to consumers in an online market to reduce food waste. Submitted by a team from New Jersey.
  • Footprint, advances SDG 7 by developing a mobile app that allows user to track their daily carbon consumption and buy/sell carbon credits. Developed by 20-year-old Brent Piper from Howard University in the District of Colombia. See their video here.
  • HydroCell, advances SDG 7 by building a smart hydrogen gas energy storage system that helps consumers shift electricity sources during peak electric pricing hours. Developed by 15-year-old Eric Gu and 14-year-old Ethan Blacker from the Brentwood School in California. See their video here.
  • SunShutters, SunShutters, advances SDG 7 by creating autonomous solar shades in cars to reduce the reliance on air conditioning. Developed by 16-year-old Andy Wei and 16-year-old Ameya Apte from Stephen F. Austin High School in Texas. See their video here.
  • Swappable, Swappable, advances SDG 7 by designing modular smartphones with interchangeable and replaceable parts that reduce electronic waste. Developed by 16-year-old Justin Park from Saint Paul Preparatory in South Korea. See their video here.

More Challenges

11 Sustainable cities and communitiesAramco Connected Cities Challenge


sdg 11

Use emerging technologies to make transportation more efficient

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15 Life on landBMO Biodiversity Challenge


sdg 15

Conserve, protect, or restore wildlife ecosystems

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8 Decent work and economic growthCiti Foundation Skills for Success Challenge

Citi Foundation

sdg 8

Promote access to skills development and employment training for disadvantaged youth

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16 Peace, justice and strong institutionsEY Inclusive AI Challenge


sdg 16

Utilize artificial intelligence (AI) and entrepreneurship to create inclusive communities.

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3 Good health and wellbeingMetLife Foundation Good Health and Well-Being Challenge

MetLife Foundation

sdg 3

Promote high quality access to physical and/or mental wellbeing in your community

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13 Climate actionZuora Subscription Economy Challenge


sdg 13

Advance sustainability through innovation in the Subscription Economy

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