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One Young World Summit

Chartered Star Competition 2023

Represent ICAEW and Chartered Accountants Worldwide at One Young World Summit 2023

Are you an emerging leader interested in the UN Sustainable Development Goals? We are looking for someone who can inspire and motivate others with a vision of how they – and the profession – can have a positive impact on society in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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The Summit

The Summit will take place from 2-5 October 2023, when over 1,800 young leaders from 190+ countries will gather in Belfast. OYW brings together the brightest young talent from every country and sector, working to accelerate social impact.

Delegates participate in four transformative days of speeches, panels, networking and workshops.

Key themes


The Food Crisis




Climate Emergency


Mental Health


Peace and Reconciliation

Richard Branson

The Winner

Our winner of the Chartered Star competition 2023 will receive a fully funded place at One Young World, including travel and expenses.

You will have the opportunity to attend 4 days of workshops and speeches and you will meet influential figures in business, charity and politics from across the world.

On top of that, you will connect with a group of global peers who have been selected to attend the summit by other membership bodies of Chartered Accountants Worldwide.

How to enter

  1. Fill out the entry form as soon as possible. It will only take a few minutes to complete.
  2. Create a video of 2 - 5 minutes in which you answer the following question: How do you use your accountancy skills to solve global problems in line with the UN Sustainability Goals?
  3. Upload your video to your account on a social media platform of your choice with the hashtag #ICAEWcharteredstar2023.
  4. Email a link of your video to antonia.sudkaemper@icaew.com by 31 July 2023.

This competition is for you if

  • You are an ACA student or new ICAEW member.
  • You are an aspiring future leader.
  • You are a regular user of a social media platform, eg Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok, Facebook.
  • You have an interest in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
  • You have an interest in connecting with global peers.
  • You are available to travel 1-6 October 2023 (extra days for pre-/post summit meetings).
  • You can travel to Northern Ireland without requiring a visa.
  • Please read the full terms and conditions here

    ICAEW Chartered Star 2023 Competition – Terms and Conditions


    • You are an ACA student or new ICAEW member.
    • You are an emerging leader.
    • You have a valid account and are a regular user of social media accounts eg Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok, Facebook, that you can upload the Video to.
    • You have an interest in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
    • You have an interest in connecting with global peers.
    • You are available to travel 1-6 October 2023 (extra days for pre-/post summit meetings).
    • You are able to travel to Northern Ireland without a visa.
    • You must have submitted only one entry.
    • You must have submitted the entry yourself. Entries made on behalf of others is not permitted.
    • Direct employees of ICAEW, its associated companies, advertising and marketing consultants, agents and anyone directly connected with the competition and their families are not eligible to enter the competition.



    • Candidates must create a video that answers the question ‘How do you use your accountancy skills to solve global problems in line with the UN Sustainability Goals?’
    • The video should be original, creative and relevant to the question.



    • The candidate must have filled in the entry form and emailed a link to their video to antonia.sudkaemper@icaew.com.
    • The candidate must upload their video entry on their personal social media accounts using hashtag #ICAEWcharteredstar2023
    • Video should be of high quality and clearly visible/audible.
    • entries must be received on or before midnight on 31 July 2023.

    Intellectual Property


    • Candidates must ensure that their video entry does not violate any copyright or intellectual property rights of third parties.
    • By submitting the video, candidates are giving ICAEW a non-exclusive royalty free licence to use, adapt, modify or reconfigure the video and may be distributed via ICAEW’s and CAW’s social media channels and websites for any purpose.

    Judging Criteria


    • Entries will be judged on creativity, originality relevance to the theme and overall production quality.
    • The winner will be chosen by a panel of independent, expert judges who are staff members of ICAEW.
    • The judging panel’s decision is final and correspondence will not be entered into.

    Winner Selection


    The winner will be announced by the end of August the latest.

    The winner will be expected to share their experience at OYW on social media with blogs, videos, live posts.


    The winner will receive a fully funded place at One Young World (Event), including reasonable travel and expenses.

    The prize is for one member or student only and is non-transferable, with no cash alternative.

    The winner is responsible for arranging their own time off work/study to attend the Event (in person).

    ICAEW reserves the right to substitute the prize with one of equal or greater value.


    ICAEW reserves the right to remove, or to disable access to, any photograph or other contribution and, in particular, any contribution which we deem to be potentially defamatory of any person, unlawful, in violation of any third-party rights or in breach of these competition terms.


    Any personal information provided by candidates will be handled in accordance with ICAEW privacy policy.

    Entrants agree that their names, where known, may be disclosed by ICAEW to its agents for the purpose of administering the competition and/or distributing the prize.

    Disclaimer of Liability

    ICAEW and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents shall  not be held responsible for:

    • Any technical malfunctions, interruptions or errors that may occur during the competition, including but not limited to those arising from computer systems, servers or networks.
    • Any loss, damage, in jury or disappointment incurred of suffered by candidates or winners as a result of their participation in the competition or acceptance and use of the prize.
    • Any unauthorised access to or alteration of candidates videos or personal information.
    • Any incorrect or inaccurate information provided by candidates or technical errors in the collection, processing and storage of data.
    • Any actions or omissions of participants or third parties, including by not limited to the infringement of intellectual property rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.
    • Any delay or failure to perform obligations due to force majeure events or circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

    Candidates acknowledge that they participate in this competition at their own risk and ICAEW shall not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential losses arising out of or in connection with this competition.


    Any personal data collected will be treated in accordance with current data protection legislation.

    We will use your personal data for the administration of the competition and facilitation of any prizes won. We may also share submissions as part of ICAEW and CAW promotional Social Media activities. ICAEW will not use personal data provided to send you marketing communications.

    If you are successful, we will announce you as a winner via our website and social media channels, after contacting you first.

    For more information about our how we may handle your data please go to our privacy notice.

    If you have queries about the competition, please contact antonia.sudkaemper@icaew.com

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