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Applications Invited for UN Global Compact's Young SDG Innovators Programme 2020

Applications Invited for UN Global Compact's Young SDG Innovators Programme 2020

Organization: UN Global Compact

Apply By: 15 Nov 2020

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About the Organization:

UN Global Compact are a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals. At the UN Global Compact, they aim to mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to create the world they want.  They provide a principle-based framework, best practices, resources and networking events that have revolutionized how companies do business responsibly and keep commitments to society. By catalyzing action, partnerships and collaboration, they make transforming the world possible – and achievable – for organizations large and small, anywhere around the globe.

Young SDG Innovators Programme

The Young SDG Innovators Programme is an opportunity for participating companies of the UN Global Compact to identify young talent within their organizations to collaborate and accelerate business innovation towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This ten-month accelerator programme activates future business leaders and changemakers to develop and drive innovative solutions through new technologies, initiatives, and business models and deliver on their company’s sustainability objectives.

The Young SDG Innovators Programme is designed to engage your company’s brightest and best talent in not only advancing your sustainability efforts but driving innovation and delivering tangible solutions with potential market value for your company.

Programme Overview

During this nine-month accelerator programme, select young professionals (“Innovators”) from UN Global Compact participating companies will:

  • Connect to enterprising young professionals in country and from around the world to leverage the Sustainable Development Goals as a catalyst for the development of new products and services relevant to their business.
  • Collaborate with thought leaders in a series of team exercises and interactive learning opportunities involving real-world challenges, peer feedback and sparring, and mentoring and coaching.
  • Build organizational learning skills that will enable employees across different functions to develop innovative solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through new technologies, initiatives and business models.

Programme Benefits

The Young SDG Innovators Programme is designed to engage your company’s brightest and best talent in not only advancing your sustainability efforts but driving innovation and delivering tangible solutions with potential market value for your company.

Participant Benefits

  • Learning and development resources. A comprehensive curriculum with a blend of learning opportunities including online and in-person workshops, case studies, company visits and forum discussions.
  • Professional experience. Connect with other business units and collaborate on innovative projects relative to the company and industry.
  • Coaching, mentoring and peer-to-peer networking opportunities. Build working relationships and learn from some of the brightest minds working on sustainability and innovation from around the world.
  • Be part of a global network of leading young professionals from some of the top companies across every continent.

Company Benefits

  • Accelerate integration of the SDGs into your company’s business strategy through collaboration, innovation and knowledge sharing.
  • Create a culture of innovation to address the SDGs and showcase the programme’s tangible outputs and results.
  • Increase employee engagement and professional development opportunities for valued talent
  • Gain global recognition for participation in the programme.

Eligibility Requirements

As a participating company of the UN Global Compact and your Global Compact Local Network, your company is eligible to nominate high performing young professionals for the programme. This programme is designed to target:

  • High-performing employees at a participating company of the UN Global Compact
  • 35 years or younger
  • Interest in business model innovation, sustainability and disruptive technologies

Timeline

  • Call for nominations: May 2020 – November 2020
  • Programme begins: January 2021
  • Programme ends: October 2021

For more information please check the Link

 
https://iica.nic.in/images/course_on_RBC.pdf
 

https://www.hclfoundation.org/hcl-grant
 

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIud-msqjsuGdPIdnFFfXDeiH3WK0TAMO7_
 

https://csrbox.org/
 

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