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Infosys and UNLEASH organize Global Innovation Lab 2022 to advance youth-led solutions in alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals
BENGALURU, India, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --

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.

    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 all.

    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 

    About UNLEASH

    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.

    About Infosys

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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