UN Global Compact’s Young SDG Innovators Programme 2024 for young Professionals: Apply!

The SDG Innovation Accelerator for Young Professionals is a unique opportunity offered to participating companies within the UN Global Compact network. It empowers the young talent within these organizations to collaborate and drive business innovation that aligns with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Application Deadline: 31 January 2024

This intensive nine-month programme is designed to activate the potential of future business leaders and changemakers. It focuses on the development and implementation of innovative solutions through cutting-edge technologies, initiatives, and business models that contribute to your company’s sustainability objectives.

Eligibility Requirements

  • High-performing professionals at participating companies of the UN Global Compact
  • Participants must be 35 years or younger
  • Interested in business-model innovation, sustainability and disruptive technologies
  • Ability to dedicate a minimum of five (5) hours a month to the Accelerator

Participant Benefits

Engage in accelerated learning opportunities including online and in-person workshops, case studies, company visits and forum discussions

  • Collaborate with other businesses on innovative projects tailored to your company and industry.
  • Build valuable relationships through coaching, mentoring and peer-to-peer networking.
  • Gain insights from leading experts in sustainability and innovation from around the world.
  • Join a global network of talented young professionals from top companies across every continent.

Company Benefits

  • Apply SDG innovation to address real sustainability challenges your company is currently facing.
  • Embed the SDGs into your company’s business strategy through collaboration, innovation and knowledge sharing.
  • Enhance employee engagement and create professional development opportunities.
  • Access a network of experts from some of the world’s leading companies.
  • Receive global recognition for your company’s participation in the programme.

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Applications Open: 26 October 2023 – 31 January 2024
Information Sessions: 29 November 2023
Programme Begins: February 2024
Programme Ends: September 2024

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the UN Global Compact’s Young SDG Innovators Programme 2023/2024

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