UN Global Compact 2019 SDG Pioneers in USA

Conference Grant / Award Scholarship
  • Apply Before : July 15, 2019

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 8064
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

The UN Global Compact is looking for the business leaders who are driving the Global Goals local business. Those companies who are starting business behind sustainability for the global markets and doing an exceptional job to advance the global goals through implementing the UN principles on human rights, environment, labor and anti-corruption, they are invited to share their stories and own a seat in the 2019 SDG Pioneers program. the program will pave the future way for the participants.




Deadline: 12 July 2019

Program date: September 2019

Location: New York, USA

Supported organization: Tuborg Foundation

Benefits for the individuals:

  • Will access to remarkable opportunities; including online and in-person training, case studies, company visits, and forum discussions.
  • Will drive huge networking and relationships with other business units and collaborate through coaching, mentoring and brightest minds working on sustainability and innovation from glob.
  • Participants will become a partner with the UN and a global network of leading young professionals from some of the top companies across every continent.
  • Successful participants will participate in the UN General Assembly celebration week
  • The successful participant will receive visibility and be appreciated for the great job they have done to advance the sustainable development goals.

Benefits for the companies:

  • Will learn about the solution to sustainability challenges.
  • Will be benefited from experience and knowledge sharing during the program.
  • Will access to professional employee development opportunities.
  • expand the expert networking with professional participants
  • will be known as a recognized company among the global participants.

Who can apply:

  • Participant’s age must be under 35 years
  • Those companies who have joined the UN Global Compact by 24 September 2018 and shared one or more than communication. If companies joined after the mentioned date they can apply for the 2020 SDG Pioneers program.
  • Participants can register themselves and can register his/her friend too.
  • Participants who are starting small and local businesses towards SDG can take part.
  • Participants must be interested in business model innovation, sustainability, and disruptive technologies.

 Evaluation process:

  • Each participant will be voted by multi-stakeholder SDG Pioneers Selection Group
  • Who are the SDG Pioneers Selection Groups?
    • UN Agencies
    • PRME Champions
    • Civil Society
    • Representatives from the UN Global Compact Board.
  • Successful participants will be informed in August.

How to apply:

Click here  for submitting your sustainability story

click here to nominate someone else

Official link of the program


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