In 2015 the United Nations adopted seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to promote prosperity while protecting the environment. Our research examines how the SDGs, considered the grandest vision for sustainable development for the world, can be accelerated by ambitious leaders in the field of innovation. Through careful selection based on the type of industry, scale, impact, and diversity, we study a cohort of bold leaders who are shaping a brave new world. In turn, the urgent charge of the SDGs provides a platform and an innovation lab to incubate new ideas for inclusion and technologies.
2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, economic growth, environmental protection, leadership, innovation, inclusion, technology, social impact
Mlambo-Ngcuka, Phumzile and de Silva de Alwis, Rangita, "Redefining Leadership in the Age of the SDGs: Accelerating and Scaling Up Delivery Through Innovation and Inclusion" (2019). All Faculty Scholarship. 2097.
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