International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition

The 2023 International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition (IBESCC) will be a hybrid competition held online and on the campus of Loyola Marymount University during the week of April 10-14. Teams of 3-5 members compete in 3 competitions during the event: 

  • The 25-minute competition, in which teams will present a business problem of their choosing, give a full presentation analyzing the ethical, sustainable, legal and financial aspects of a problem, and present a solution that is viable on all fronts.
  • The 10-minute competition, in which teams will incorporate the suggestions given the by judges during the 25-minute presentation and give a 10-minute presentation on the ethical aspect of the problem.
  • The 90-second elevator pitch explaining the importance of the sustainability component of the problem.

The online divisions will compete on April 10 and 11. IBESCC staff will work with teams to find presentation times that will accommodate the schedules of individuals in different time zones. The in-person competition will convene April 12-14 in Los Angeles on the LMU campus. The winners for all divisions will be announced the evening of Friday, April 14 at the Awards Ceremony, which will be live-streamed.

Registration information and fees can be found on the 2023 IBESCC webpage. More information about the competition can be found at the Competition OverviewPresentation Guidelines and FAQs.

If you have questions or would like to request a team sponsorship to reduce or waive the registration fee, please contact us at or call Chiray Koo at 310-258-4640.

Registration for this year's competition will close on February 27th.