The Catalysing Change campaign highlights innovative actions and partnerships required to address social, economic and health needs arising from the COVID-19 crisis globally
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.
Drawing from the experiences of the presenters and attendees, this event discussed the various ways to help people become change-makers themselves.
This session explored how social entrepreneurs, governments and the UN system can work together to scale solutions by 2030.
This session introduced a new, fully SDG conscious, Innovative Finance Solution being developed and driven under the Catalyst 2030 initiative. It aims to make affordable working capital available to proven social ventures in order to help them to grow their operations and increase their impact.