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, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/
-- Infosys (NSE: INFY) (BSE: INFY) (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
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
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. Responsibility is an
opportunity unleashed with Infosys!
UNLEASH is a global initiative committed to bringing youth
together to share ideas, build networks and create innovative and
scalable solutions to help reach the Sustainable Development Goals.
Our mission is to accelerate positive change towards the SDGs by
mobilizing young talented people in community leadership,
problem-solving, and launching social and environmental solutions.
Every year, we unite young people from across the world for an
annual innovation lab, organize dozens of local SDG hackathons and
accelerate the implementation of top solutions. UNLEASH has been
recognized as one of the world's most influential sustainability
brands, having engaged 5,000 young people from 167 countries and
facilitated the development of 700 SDG solutions with +300
partners. Since 2017, UNLEASH has run three annual Innovation Labs
in Denmark, Singapore, and China.
Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services
and consulting. Over 300,000 of our people work to amplify human
potential and create the next opportunity for people, businesses
and communities. With over four decades of experience in managing
the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer
clients, in more than 50 countries, as they navigate their digital
transformation powered by the cloud. We enable them with an
AI-powered core, empower the business with agile digital at scale
and drive continuous improvement with always-on learning through
the transfer of digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our
innovation ecosystem. We are deeply committed to being a
well-governed, environmentally sustainable organization where
diverse talent thrives in an inclusive workplace.
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