25 March 2021 – Catalyst 2030, the global movement of social entrepreneurs and social innovators who are collaborating to achieve the SDGs by 2030, announced the winners of its Inaugural Systems Change Awards today.
Winners Will Be Announced at the Catalyst 2030 Awards, 25 March 2021 at Virtual Ceremony Hosted at Althorp House. The Finalists represent philanthropic, government, multilateral and business leaders and organisations who embrace collaboration, co-creation and the shifting of power dynamics to achieve the SDGs.
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This session invited participants to imagine a shared digital infrastructure which enables participation, eases the flow of information and knowledge across social enterprises and other key stakeholders, while keeping the community at the centre.
Funding Systems Change: What Can Doers and Donors Learn from Each Other? (2020 Skoll World Forum Recording)
This session explored: the case for pursuing and funding systems change; reasons why donors are attracted or not attracted to supporting systems change; challenges SEs face in attracting funding for systems change; and more.
Developing Infrastructure for Systems Change Finance: Four Illustrations (2020 Skoll World Forum Recording)
This session presented examples of those developing the infrastructure for large-scale systems change financing (e.g. a Systems Change Financiers network; a new stock exchange opening this year in Scotland with a social finance focus; a new approach to an investment fund; and a new insurance product aimed at preventing forest fires).
This session covered some of the challenges in applying technology effectively, including five very common and very bad ideas for tech.
This session showcased how the World Toilet Organisation put the neglected taboo of Shit on the media centerstage and triggered a global movement beyond its own capacity.
Embracing Complexity: Towards a Shared Understanding of Funding Systems Change (2020 Skoll World Forum Recording)
Based on 130+ interviews with social entrepreneurs and funders, this effort underlines the imperative for a new culture and practice of philanthropy.