Today, the inaugural Lead2030 Challenge Winners have each been awarded $50,000 and will receive mentorship support from their Challenge Partner to help amplify their impact as they tackle some of the world’s most pressing issues.
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals were agreed upon by 193 countries in 2015. From ending poverty to protecting the oceans, these goals represent an ambitious to-do list to create a sustainable future by 2030.
Despite improvement in some areas, United Nations Secretary General António Guterres recently said: “The rate of progress in many areas is far slower than needed to meet the targets by 2030.”
Formed by One Young World, Lead2030 is the first coalition of global businesses working together to support youth-led innovation aiming to meet the SDGs. The initiative is supported by the Challenge Partners – a range of major businesses working with One Young World.
Following its launch in October 2018, the initiative undertook a global search to identify the most impactful youth-lead solutions for the SDGs, analysing more than 1,200 submissions in 100+ countries.
The winning businesses, social enterprises and movements were asked to respond to one of ten challenges set by the Lead2030 Challenge Partners. Lead2030’s Challenges and Winners this year are…..Read more herebuilt accountinglead2030one young worldoyw