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The SDG Accelerator Innovation Lab is part of the Innovation Journey. We organized a two-day lab as part of the ideation phase, where the 15 participating companies conceptualized their ideas into solutions based on global expertise from UNDP, Business Call to Action, UN Global Compact and other subject experts. Prior to the Innovation Lab, the 15 companies had been through a process of identifying 1-2 ideas (a new product, service, business model, approach etc.), which are likely to have…

Posted on May 14, 2018

In 2015, all UN member states agreed on the SDGs, which formulate the planet's greatest environmental and social challenges and needs. More and more companies are increasingly seeing these goals as a lever for innovation, growth and increased competitiveness. But why is the private sector relevant for UNDP's work on the SDGs? And why do we think that Danish companies can play a decisive role in creating sustainable development for all world countries?

Posted on April 20, 2018

On March 20, 2018, the UNDP’s Nordic Representation Office and The Danish Industry Foundation hosted a VIP event for the 15 participating companies in the newly launched SDG Accelerator programme, celebrating the innovative, brave and visionary business leaders who will work strategically with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Posted on March 21, 2018

As a kickstart for the new SDG Accelerator programme, UNDP and The Danish Industry Foundation invite all companies in the programme to a VIP event where we will inspire and celebrate the innovative and visionary business leaders who want to work strategically with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through SDG Accelerator.

Posted on March 19, 2018

Companies around the world are trying to crack the code and create new businesses, which contribute to the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They do so because success is increasingly linked to contributing to a sustainable development. New collaboration models, ecosystems and partnerships, as well as a strong focus on innovation, can be the way forward for companies.

Posted on March 16, 2018