From Thursday, 01 February 2024 00:00 to Monday, 30 September 2024 23:59

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The SDG Innovation Accelerator for Young Professionals is an opportunity for participating companies of the UN Global Compact to empower young talent within their organizations to collaborate and accelerate business innovation towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


This nine-month program activates future business leaders and changemakers to develop and drive innovative solutions through new technologies, initiatives, and business models. As well as, how they deliver the company’s sustainability objectives.



  • High-performing and motivated employees from UN Global Compact participating companies
  • 35 years or younger
  • Interest in business model innovation, sustainability, and disruptive technologies
  • Committed and able to dedicate a minimum of five (5) hours a month to participate in the Accelerator activity series



Innovators are required to actively engage in the program by attending a series of global and local round workshops, which will be conducted both in-person and online. Additionally, participants are expected to dedicate a minimum of five (5) hours a month to on-demand online SDGI learning in the UN Global Compact Academy, online Global Live Sessions, online or virtual Local Sessions, and other related activities.


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 program.



Application                          : 26 October 2023 - 31 January 2024

Global Information Session : 29 & 30 November 2023

Program Duration               : February - September 2024


Program Structure

The program takes participants through a design thinking approach to innovation by focusing on the SDGs. Participants run through each of the below five phases of the program, equipped with resources, tools, and methodologies that will guide them through the process of identifying a challenge, designing, and testing solutions, and validating these solutions for business value and SDG impact.



The program will incorporate a fee structure for the participating team of the companies, with details as follows:








For further details, please feel free to contact Ms. Raina at: | +62 813-1101-4419



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