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

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

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

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