Climate Launchpad

ClimateLaunchpad (‘CLP’) is the world’s largest green business ideas competition. Our mission is to unlock the world’s cleantech potential that addresses climate change. The competition helps teams to transform their cleantech idea to a sustainable business model and eventually turn it into reality.  Fixing climate change, one start-up at a time.  TheBC.lab together with Javeriana […]

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Concordia Coalition on Innovative Finance

The Concordia Innovative Financing Coalition (CIFC) serves as an organizer of Concordia-led discussions related to the deployment, evolution, or establishment of new funding streams directed towards the financing of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Officially launched at the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit, the CIFC aims to bridge “talk” with “action” and catalyze investment into impactful […]

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Impact2030 & Human Capital

IMPACT2030 was founded in response to UN Resolution A/RES/66/67, which called on the United Nations to further engage with the private sector “through the expansion of corporate volunteering and employee volunteer activities”. We are activating a global movement of #Employees4SDGs; facilitating avenues for cross-sector and cross-industry collective action at a local, national and global level; […]

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Early Childhood Development – Hybrid Value Chain

There’s a significant growth in the body  of research and policy work on early childhood development in low- and middle-income countries over the last decade, but most of it is exclusively focused on identifying what is best for young children, without taking into account unintended and positive impacts on mothers (or fathers, or older children). […]

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