• UN accelerator labs spark solar-powered auto-rickshaws, other sustainable vehicles

    Local governments around the world looking to incorporate sustainable transportation options should tap into a network of accelerator labs that have produced solar-powered auto-rickshaws and bamboo micro-trucks, according to a top United Nations development official.

  • Cold Calling—A U.K. Startup Plans To Refreeze Arctic Ice

    The system in question was originally developed by a team of students and graduates studying and living around Bangor University in Wales. A company—Real Ice—was subsequently established with the intention of bringing the solution to the market in cooperation with the indigenous people of the Arctic region.

  • Jessica Alba - Living More Consciously

    With the climate crisis becoming ever more urgent, it makes sense that Jessica Alba, 40, is supporting the for Tomorrow initiative.

  • Hyundai, United Nations Showcase Sustainability Solutions

    Grassroots innovators from different countries have submitted their solutions via the “( ) for Tomorrow” platform, ranging from hands-on, in-the-field initiatives to digital, data-driven innovations that are answering concrete needs within their communities.

  • Hyundai and UNDP show that they care For Tomorrow

    Six months ago, Hyundai Motor Company and the United Nations Development Program embarked on the For Tomorrow campaign that emphasized the point that our actions today will greatly affect the next generation. Now, the South Korean carmaker and the United Nations organization further the cause with more concrete projects to drive home the point.

  • Hyundai Motor and UNDP Accelerator Labs present worldwide sustainable solutions from thirty countries ‘for Tomorrow’

    UNDP Accelerator Labs Special Advisor Joseph D’Cruz added, “The goal of ‘for Tomorrow’ is to tap into innovation to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.''

  • Sid Lee Projects Among Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas for Second Year Running

    Today, Fast Company announced the winners of the 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards, including two projects by creative agency Sid Lee. The awards honour the businesses, policies, projects and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to pursuing innovation in solving health and climate crises, social injustice or economic inequality.

  • Do you have a solution to a global problem? Hyundai and UNDP are ready to listen

    A pioneering partnership between Hyundai Motor Company and the United Nations Development Programme is looking to grassroots innovators around the world to solve far-reaching sustainability issues.

  • for Tomorrow - Launch Event - Full video

    The United Nations Development Programme and Hyundai Motor Company are partnering to put the power to shape a better tomorrow in your hands. Discover for Tomorrow, a brand-new platform to help bring grassroots sustainable solutions to life. Learn more about this initiative with Lucy Siegle, British journalist and broadcaster as she discusses sustainability, innovation, and the work of the inspiring thinkers of tomorrow. A unique moment with brilliant guests such as:

    • Jessica Alba, Successful entrepreneur and sustainability advocate,
    • Joseph D’Cruz, Special Advisor, Strategic Planning & Innovation, UNDP,
    • Wonhong Cho, Global CMO, Hyundai Motor Company,
    • Basma Saeed, Head of Solutions Mapping, UNDP Accelerator Lab Sudan,
    • Rex Lor, Head of Solutions Mapping, UNDP Accelerator Lab Philippines.
  • Hyundai Motor and UNDP Launch 'for Tomorrow' Global Project for Grassroots Sustainable Innovations

    Hyundai Motor and UNDP ink inaugural agreement for stirring ideation of sustainable development and implementation via UNDP Accelerator Labs. for Tomorrow is a crowdsourcing, open-innovation platform where people can submit and develop solutions for this year’s theme: sustainable cities and communities.

  • Hyundai Motor and UNDP launch ‘for Tomorrow’ global project for grassroots sustainable solutions

    Seoul/New York, September 22, 2020 – Hyundai Motor Company and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have entered into their inaugural agreement aimed at spreading messages of sustainability to people around the world and advancing local solutions addressing concrete needs to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS).