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From fashion and beauty to infrastructure, agriculture and industrial solutions – from high fashion in Copenhagen to potato flour in rural Brande. The 19 participating Danish companies in SDG Accelerator come from a wide range of industries. On May 6-7. they all gathered at UN City to continue working on their SDG solutions at the Innovation Lab.

Posted on May 8, 2019

Camilla Brückner, Director of UNDP Nordic Office writes about the Sustainable Development Goals as a lever for innovation based on business cases and lessons learned from SDG Accelerator for SMEs (in Danish).

Posted on April 16, 2019

Subscription-based model for children shoes. Mussels as a new raw material in fish feed. Educational platform for fish farmers in Nigeria. Software that optimizes crop yields in Nicaragua. These are just some of the innovative solutions developed by the participating companies in SDG Accelerator for SMEs during the the past year. All these solutions were presented in UN City Copenhagen this week.

Posted on January 17, 2019

The Danish daily Jyllands-Posten recently published an article about one of the participating companies in the programme Ingemann, and their new digital platform called Climática.

Posted on October 16, 2018

Businesses, alongside government and civil society, will have an increasingly active role in collaborative solutions to address today’s most pressing societal challenges described in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With SDG Accelerator, a new innovation programme initiated by UNDP in Denmark, we hope to illustrate how the SDGs can be operationalized in a business context, creating business benefits and impact on the goals.

Posted on October 8, 2018