The 2019 United Nations SDG International Youth Innovation Conference took place at Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center on November 14-16, 2019, under the theme of "Youth Innovation and Sustainable Development". The three-day agenda consists of Conference, Forum and Business Exhibition, and attracted thousands of representatives from multilateral institutions, government officials, academia, entrepreneurs and investors, investment banks and industrial leaders.
At the conference, Patrik Sandin, the CEO of T2L was invited to spoke in front a captivated audience about Design Principles for Sustainability, The Natural Step Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development and how to scale sustainable solutions using exponential technologies and ExO attributes.
The Natural Step China’s associate in the Greater Bay Area, Marek Koys, also presented at the conference as a panel judge of the subevent Youth-led innovation competition. He is actively engaged in community and youth education as a visiting tutor at Lingnan University and has for many year worked with raising awareness for social and environmental issues among entrepreneurs through his Impact Community Network.
It was our privilege to be invited to the UN SDG Youth Innovation Conference. We are glad to see students and young talents actively taking actions towards the huge social challenges. We look forward to more engagement and involvement in sustainability education, training and innovation projects for the young generations.