NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

OCTOBER 13

Projection Sonic Sea invite

Think it is possible to develop solutions and services for sustainable Urban Agriculture? Then get involved in the 8th edition of The Future Of program on the 28 & 29 of January 2021, powered by SoScience in partnership with Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)! The call for applications is open until the 17th of November, so apply now!

 

One Young World and Anheuser-Busch InBev 100+ Global Accelerator Challenge which aims to find and support solutions that will empower women! If you have a female-led company paving the way for a sustainable future, make sure to apply by October 30th to get a chance to receive mentorship, investment & a place at OYW 2020! Apply here.

 

On November 19, RespectOcean, in partnership with ifaw, is organizing an online screening of the Emmy-winning documentary “Sonic Sea”, followed by an hour of discussion with experts on the theme of underwater noise. Sign-up today! 

OCTOBER 6

Ashoka Summit

Watch Europe’s 15 best social entrepreneurs pitch their projects online at this year’s Social Innovation Tournament! Organized by the EIB Institute to reward and sponsor European entrepreneurs whose primary purpose is to generate a social, ethical, or environmental impact, SIT 2020 will take place on October 8th. Register to join the session online.

 

Aware of the challenges brought by the crisis we are facing today, United Nations Global Compact France expanded its webinar series in order to offer you the opportunity to discuss topics related to CSR, sustainable development, and the SDGs. For the third webinar, on October 13th, the topic of “SDG Barometer and French companies – 2020 Edition” will be discussed with PwC France. Register for the webinar in French.

 

The Ashoka Changemaker Summit is happening online from November 17 to 19! Learn and connect with world-leading social innovators and Young Changemakers over the three days. Sign-up now to join the Summit.

SEPTEMBER 29

Some pioneering companies are already using SDGs to build their business strategy for 2030, reimagining tomorrow’s products and services, based on the technological solutions and new customer experiences brought by digital transformation. Palo IT is hosting a webinar tomorrow at 10:30am (CEST) on this topic, to discuss how to converge innovation, positive impact and digital transformation for a 2030 strategy. Sign-up today.

 

Applications for national 2020 SDG pioneers close on 15 October! If you are a business professional committed to advancing the Global Goals through upholding the UN Global Compact Ten Principles, apply now! 

 

Do you have a project for the integration of disabled workers in the workplace? 21 CroixRouge, the accelerator of the French Red Cross, and OETH are joining forces to launch the 21 x OETH program, which aims to develop solutions for the inclusion and retention of people with disabilities in the workforce! If you are a social innovation organization or a student, employee, or volunteer of the French Red Cross, submit your application for the program before October 3. Apply here.

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