Accelerate

Accelerate is a global effort to support innovators, spark action, and use design thinking to tackle our biggest environmental challenges.

Join In

SUPPORTING CLIMATE INNOVATION

We all have a role to play in addressing climate change.

Over the past 5 years, OpenIDEO’s global community of 100,000 problem-solvers has demonstrated how collaborative action and design thinking can bring innovation to the world’s biggest challenges. Accelerate applies this experience and approach to address our planet’s climate crisis.

Join us as we reimagine a more sustainable future, together.

ACCELERATE WILL HELP YOU:

Connect with Others

Join a community of innovators passionate about environmental action.

Learn & Share

Get inspired by innovative people and projects.

Scale Impact

Gain resources to scale your idea to the world.

Climate Innovator Fellows

Meet our inaugural cohort of OpenIDEO Climate Innovator Fellows

JOIN US IN SUPPORTING these 4 CLIMATE ENTREPRENEURS building innovative ORGANIZATIONS for our planet
Join In

#COPisHere Local Climate Events

"We started the first community of climate change activists, enthusiasts and innovators in Pakistan”

SAAD HAMID, #COPISHERE ORGANIZER
Learn More

UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Open Innovation Challenges – challenges in a variety of environmental areas including energy, food, water and cities
  • Events – meetups, summits, bootcamps, workshops.
  • Training – toolkits, resources, customized classes.
  • Implementation Support – mentorship, design teams, volunteers, promotion.
  • Partnership Opportunities – cross-sector collaborations, resource sharing, knowledge sharing.
Climate Fellowship
Meet our our inaugural cohort of OpenIDEO Climate Fellows! Learn more about how to connect with each of the fellows and support their efforts.
Learn More
Local Events
Interested in joining or hosting your own Accelerate event? Get inspired by connecting with our OpenIDEO Chapters around the world, or host your own climate-focused gathering!
Learn More
Spread the Word
Invite your friends and network to join in this movement. Use #design4climate
Partners / Sponsors
We are seeking organizations to amplify our efforts by promoting content, providing expertise, inviting their networks and supporting implementation.
Send Us a Message