Consumer Change Challenge

  • Your story.
  • Your video.
  • Your right.

Take part in our competition today and make a
positive difference to the lives of millions of people!

Submit your ideas for a 60-second video and get a
chance to have expert film makers turn it into reality!

The European Commission is launching this competition to gather video concepts to educate and empower consumers to make better-informed choices.
Open to youth and consumer organisations in EU Member States, UK, Norway and Iceland. Member individuals can participate in agreement with such organisations.
Topics include*:
  • Financial Literacy
  • Internet Safety
  • Data Protection
  • Sustainable Consumption
Competition deadline: midnight CEST 30 June
*Ideas linked to financial products/services will be prioritised.

Why take part?

Empower consumers to make better-informed choices by turning your ideas into educational videos to be promoted across Europe.
Educate
This is your chance to educate your target audience on topics that matter to your organisation and your members.
Empower
Empower consumers with your key messages to make better-informed choices, bringing positive change to the lives of millions of citizens.
Promote
  • Receive credit in the video (your logo and statement that the video is based on your idea)
  • High-profile opportunity to promote your organisation across Europe
  • Receive trophy
  • All participants receive digital EU badge for their website.

How to take part

Submit your ideas for a 60-second video and get
a chance to have expert film makers turn it into reality!
Step
Choose an issue

Select a topic: financial literacy, internet safety, data protection, sustainable consumption

Think about the biggest challenge your members are facing - relating to financial products or services preferably.

Step
Key messages

What are the key messages / solutions you would like to get across?

What action do you want consumers to take after watching your video?

Step

Tell your story

How would you like to educate people on your issue and highlight a solution?

Where do you see the action taking place and who are the people you would like to feature (background, age, values, personalities etc).

Here are some example issues
you could focus on

Financial
Literacy
Financial Literacy
Possible issues your storyline can reference include:
  • Debt management / affordability of credit
  • Save more / smart spending
  • Financial decisions to plan for the future
  • Comparing bank/credit card services & ease of switching providers
Data
Protection
Data Protection
Possible issues your storyline can reference include:
  • Financial services and GDPR. Right to:
  • Access and correct your data if it is wrong
  • Have your data moved or deleted and to be forgotten
  • Object to receiving direct marketing
  • Have a say when decisions are automated (e.g. an algorithm decides if you will be granted a loan or not)
Internet
Safety
Internet Safety
Possible issues your storyline can reference include:
  • Comparing financial services online – your rights
  • Security risks & tips when purchasing financial services online
  • Dealing with scammers through EU cyber security laws
  • Being web wise during internet banking
Sustainable
Consumption
Sustainable Consumption
Possible issues your storyline can reference include:
  • Saving by waste recycling
  • How to save money by repairing
  • How to save money by buying second-hand
  • Investing to save money on your energy bill
Participate now and make a positive difference to the lives of millions of people!
Your story. Your video. Your right.
Competition rules
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Develop your idea!

Your details

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Thank you for your submission and good luck!

Our panel will evaluate your storyline idea and if you are successful you will hear back by the end of July.
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