Join the Adventure

Feel the race spirit and join the photo contest Foap! 

Experience the race first hand and join the photo contest, FOAP, by sharing your best photos. The 9 differents themes illustrate the values that connect our company and the Volvo Ocean Race.

What is Foap?

What is Foap?

Participants are invited to take part in a series of 9 photo missions where they share their best photos to illustrate a given theme via a free smart-phone application called Foap.

Each mission is connected to the Volvo Ocean Race. The winning photo will be chosen by a Volvo jury few days after the end of the mission.

The contest is open for anyone, inside and outside the company, and the winning photo of each mission will be awarded a prize of $100.

How to join the contest ?

How to join the contest ?

  • Download the app FOAP to your smart phone for free, iOS or Android
  • Sign in with Facebook or email
  • In the app, click MISSIONS at the bottom
  • Click the Volvo Group mission
  • Click JOIN and upload your photos.

Making good in my daily life – the new mission is open!

Making good in my daily life – the new mission is open!

Show how you or people around you make good through volunteer work, support the local club, tutoring, helping someone, riding the bike to work, throwing waste in the right place or just holding up the door.

The products and services that the Volvo Group provides are part of your daily life. Our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment and financial services shape our society. They help ensure that you have food on the table and roads to drive on. They take you to work or to school, collect your rubbish and keep lights shining in the cities. They can be found at the bottom of mines and in the middle of forests contributing to the extraction of some of the world’s most important raw materials.

 

The stories behind the winning pictures

Winner of mission 1 – I love water

Winner of mission 1 – I love water

Our first winner is Elena Mironova, from St Petersburg.

Thank you to the 25 000 people who joined in the first mission!

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Winner of mission 2 – Diversity makes us stronger

Winner of mission 2 – Diversity makes us stronger

When you go to work everyday, what makes you feel you can be yourself? At Volvo Group our differences make us stronger.

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Winner of mission 3 – Someone I trust

Winner of mission 3 – Someone I trust

With over 8000 photos uploaded for the third mission “Someone I trust”, the Volvo Group photo contest has been once again a great success. Just like the Volvo Ocean Race, it has inspired participants from all over the world.

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Winner of mission 4 – My best tip to reduce everyday plastic.

Winner of mission 4 – My best tip to reduce everyday plastic.

How to reduce every day plastic? Here is the best tip of Rashmi Nandish, who won Volvo Group’s photo contest entered by over 2000 participants! Rashmi lives in the Silicon Valley of India: Bangalore and tells why she cares for the environment.

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I create new things

Winner of mission 5 – I create new things

“The car is built from scratch. We start off with an empty room and a budget; one year later, a fast race car is created”. That’s the extraordinary challenge raised by Jayan Mistry and fellow students. He is the winner of our photo contest on innovation.

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What makes your heart beat?

Winner of mission 6 - What makes your heart beat?

“Whatever your goal is, small or big, the feeling when you reach it is wonderful”. This type of mindset is what pushes Anne to climb mountains and rise up to challenges. She is the winner of our photo contest on passion.

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