The United Nations Global Compact is leading Accelerators to embed SDG-aligned practices deep into business operations and across the value chain to accelerate progress and impact for the 2030 Agenda.

Available to participating companies of the UN Global Compact, the Accelerators are run in close collaboration with Global Compact Local Networks and are designed with a view to generating behavior change across a large number of companies at the local level - achieving maximum impact and scale.

Companies participating in the Accelerators will:

  • Learn from thought leadership content, best practices and resources
  • Access a diverse set of global and local engagement opportunities such as awareness-raising campaigns, trainings, mentoring and blended learning
  • Increase employee engagement and professional development opportunities
  • Build a professional network of peers, UN partners and experts
  • Accelerate the integration of the SDGs and Ten Principles into your company’s business strategy and operations
  • Deliver concrete company-specific outcomes

Business & Human Rights Accelerator
Recruitment Period

11 September 2024 – 20 December 2024

Climate Ambition Accelerator
Recruitment Period

21 February 2024 - 30 April 2024

SDG Ambition Accelerator
Recruitment Period

10 July 2024 – 30 September 2024

SDG Innovation Accelerator for Young Professionals
Recruitment Period

30 October 2024 – 31 January 2025

Target Gender Equality Accelerator
Recruitment Period

13 March 2024 – 31 May 2024