Venture Program

Developing resilient entrepreneurs to solve the big challenges of our time

Multiplied impact through purpose-driven entrepreneurs

To solve the big social and environmental challenges of our time, it’s vital for organizations to provide the support needed to empower entrepreneurs around the globe to become effective DOers. By building a two-way relationship with a network of innovators at the forefront of sustainable business, you will enable the development of ventures making tangible progress on an issue that is close to you.

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Duration:

3-12 months

Location:

online, in-person or hybrid

Powering long-lasting and sustained change

CURATED TOP TALENT

Sponsor the selection, support and facilitation of a global, curated, highly diverse pool of entrepreneurs with the expertise, capacity and will to collaborate on solutions to your shared issue.

A NETWORK OF INNOVATORS

Gain access to a long-term network of innovators who are at the forefront of sustainable, purposeful business.

RECOGNITION IN YOUR INDUSTRY

Recognition within your industry, amongst innovators from around the globe and your employees that you are leading innovation on your issue.

Download the case study to read how Covestro and UNEP have empowered young entrepreneurs working on sustainable solutions.

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Learn from our global DO Ecosystem

All our DO School programs are powered by a unique and vibrant ecosystem of people, organizations and networks.

The world’s leading companies are learning with The DO School

How it works

EXPERIENTIAL & LEARNING FORMATS

The DO School team facilitates on-line formats and exchange to provide SMEs the support, and guidance to make an impact on the issues that matter.

COMMUNITY OF INNOVATORS

The program will be hosted on The DO Community platform with a focus on collaborative DOing and ongoing interaction.

SUPPORT & GUIDANCE

Support and guidance is provided in the form of regular opportunities for mentorship and peer coaching. The experienced coaches and mentors range from your organization’s best talents, to industry partners and external experts – ensuring a wide range of perspectives and voices.

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Kaya Dorey, a member of The DO School community, is the UN Environment Young Champion of the Earth for North America. She founded NOVEL SUPPLY CO, a conscious and eco-friendly apparel brand based in Vancouver. Kaya introduces us to NOVEL SUPPLY CO and other changemakers that are making waves in the fashion and retail industry.

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