Two-Week Public-Private Partnership Event Aims to End Poverty, Reduce Inequality and Injustice, and Tackle Other Global Goals by 2030
SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 30, 2017 — Bluescape an innovator in visual collaboration software, announced today its support for and participation in the inaugural Unreasonable Goals accelerator program. The two-week program, made possible through a public-private partnership between the Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State and Unreasonable Group, is designed to bring together 16 entrepreneurial solutions, each with a mission of solving one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The program will launch on July 2 at the Aspen Institute’s Wye River Estate in Queenstown, Md. and will run annually until 2030. The 16 entrepreneurs participating in this year’s inaugural accelerator program are tackling the world’s most pressing issues, from more accessible and affordable healthcare to fair and equitable trade to clean water and sanitation and much more. The inaugural program will conclude with a public event on July 13, 2017, at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, DC. For more information, visit https://unreasonable-goals.com.
“As a company committed to enhancing collaboration among people to drive better, faster solutions, we can’t think of a more meaningful endeavor for us to be a part of,” said Scott Poulton, CEO of Bluescape. “We believe by bringing people together around a common goal to ideate, problem solve, design, and execute in one seamless environment, people can accomplish great things. We couldn’t be more excited to lend our support for the breakthrough ideas and solutions these entrepreneurs are creating to improve life for all of us.”
Bluescape helps companies create better. Its visual collaboration software gives teams a virtual workspace to meet, share, and develop ideas. Accessible wherever you are, Bluescape lets you see the whole picture as you ideate, design, and refine concepts. Founded in 2012, Bluescape is a wholly owned subsidiary of Haworth and headquartered in San Carlos, California. Visit bluescape.com.