UNLEASH is a non-profit founded in 2016 with the aim of developing solutions to the SDGs and building capacity for young people from around the world. UNLEASH offers four different programs: A Global Innovation Lab for the SDGs taking place every year and gathering 1,000 young people, UNLEASH Plus, a pre-accelerator program for teams who have participated in the Innovation Lab, A Storyteller Lab for emerging impact journalists, and UNLEASH Hacks, which are localized hackathons.

Whatwe do

Source global top talents with the vision and drive required to disrupt conventional solutions and create a better and more sustainable world.

Develop next generation ideas and partner talents with individuals, companies, NGOs, government agencies, investors and foundations that are at the forefront of innovation and global development.

Support winning ideas towards realization through ongoing support and a global network of partners.


Whatsets UNLEASH apart?

There are many talent programs all over the world. What makes UNLEASH unique, is that we are creating a global platform fully dedicated to the SDGs, where talents can add value directly and access a unique eco system of corporations, think-thanks, foundations, non-profits, angel investors, etc. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were agreed upon in 2015 by all UN member states and consist of 17 goals and 169 targets for the world to become a better place by 2030.

Meetthe team behind UNLEASH

UNLEASH is a non-profit initiative developed by a number of core partners from different countries and sectors.

The daily operation is managed by a Secretariat that is overseen by the Board of Directors with support from a Global Advisory Board.

You can find more information about our 200+ partners here.