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Simone Smit on SDGs

“So the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are part of agenda 2030 for sustainable development which was adopted by all UN member states in 2015, it’s called transforming our world."

Simone Smit

Our latest podcast episode features Simone Smit, who is the Head of Exploration at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Accelerator Lab in South Africa.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the development agency of the UN and focuses on the Sustainable Development Goals. While The Accelerator Labs specifically focuses on infusing innovation in everything they do to accelerate the achievement of the SDGs by re-dreaming the way they deliver development!

During the podcast, Simone explains what the SDGs are and how they provide a blueprint for a more sustainable and better world by working to eradicate poverty, protect our planet, and ensure all people live in peace and prosperity.

She also emphasises the important role that entrepreneurs and businesses can play in accelerating the achievement of the SDGs.

Visit for more information on Agenda 2030 and the SDGs.

For more on the SDGs, watch the full interview with Simone on our Youtube channel.

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