Infosys and UNLEASH organize Global Innovation Lab 2022 to advance youth-led solutions in alignment with UN SDGs
The event brings together over 1,000 young minds between 18 and 35 years of age to innovate and design sustainable solutions for the future.
Bengaluru, India – November 29, 2022: Infosys (NSE, BSE, NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, today announced its collaboration with UNLEASH, a non-profit organization with a mission to get the youth to create innovative and scalable solutions to help reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Together, Infosys and UNLEASH will advance youth-led solutions aligned with the UN SDGs, amplify ESG best practices and accelerate digital skilling, through the Global Innovation Lab 2022. Through interactive exercises and activities based on human-centered design thinking, participants at the Global Innovation Lab 2022 will develop tech-savvy solutions for the SDGs, while pursuing their vision to provide quality education and learning opportunities for all.
The Global Innovation Lab 2022 will be hosted from December 3rd to 10th at Infosys’ Mysuru Development Center, one of the world’s largest corporate universities. The event brings together over 1,000 young minds between 18 and 35 years of age, from around the world, to innovate and design sustainable solutions for the future.
“Infosys, since inception, has been steered by its purpose to amplify human potential and create opportunities for people, business, and communities. We are delighted to collaborate with UNLEASH and host the Global Innovation Lab 2022, a platform that mobilizes youth to co-create a sustainable future. Together, Infosys and UNLEASH will facilitate the exploration of digital solutions to address UN’s SDGs and create digital solutions to improve education reforms globally,” said, Nandan Nilekani, Chairman, Infosys.
“We are very pleased that Infosys will be hosting the UNLEASH Global Innovation Lab at their unique campus in Mysuru, and I can think of no better place for UNLEASH Talents to co-create solutions to some of our times most daunting, grand challenges. Infosys’ innovative and disruptive technologies and their focus on ESG and education is the perfect environment for an Innovation Lab for the UN’s 2030 Agenda,” said, Professor Flemming Besenbacher, Chairman of UNLEASH.
Infosys, furthering its commitment to digitally skill over 10 million people by 2025 and bridge the digital divide, leverages its platform, Infosys Springboard, to democratize quality education and strengthen the next-generation workforce with digital and life skills. Having achieved carbon neutrality 30 years ahead of the timeline set by the Paris Agreement, Infosys aims to further the UN’s SDG mandate through UNLEASH India.
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