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Catalyst 2030 is a fast-growing global movement of people and organisations committed to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) by 2030.

Joining forces with communities, governments, businesses and others, Catalyst 2030 members are changing systems at all levels through collective action and bold new strategies.

Catalyst 2030 member countries

17
SDGs

197
Countries served

1700+
Individual members

1340+
Member organisations

1bn
Lives touched

$2.2bn
Funding volume

17
SDGs

197
Countries served

1700+
Individual members

1340+
Member organisations

1bn
Lives touched

$2.2bn
Funding volume

Featured Highlights

Catalyst 2030 Awards for 2022

Catalyst 2030 Awards Winners announced

Catalyst 2030 Awards For Systemic Change are an annual celebration of inspirational allies, the pioneers who are collaborating with us effectively to design the systems that will deliver the SDGs.

Catalysing Change 2022 Report Page

Catalysing Change 2022

Our recently released report “Catalysing Change 2022” tells the story of the movement over the last two years and highlights the seven lessons of growing “catalytic networks”.

CCW2022 Sessions

Catalysing Change Week 2022

The theme of #CCW2022 was “Let’s Re-Energise the SDGs” and was built around three catalysing themes: Amplify. Action. Accelerate. More than 250 sessions and activities took place during the week of 9-13 May 2022.

Shifting Funding Practices Open letter

Shifting Funding Practices

We are calling on donors and funders to remodel their traditional practices to more effectively support grassroots organisations and sustainable social impact. We have co-written a letter that highlights the changes we are calling for. We invite all organisations working to improve the quality of people’s lives to sign it and join us in our open call to donors and funders.

Posts from the Media Hub

Member News

People Who Are Making Health Care More Fair

Four innovators are finding new solutions for the problem of injustice, including Catalyst 2030 member Vera Cordeiro.

Unlocking the Social Economy – session at the WEF Annual Meeting 2022

Catalyst 2030’s Jeroo Billimoria was on the panel discussing how to unlock the social economy at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022.

Why refugees need a better chance at professional development

The economic benefits of refugee resettlement in countries that have allowed refugees to work, unrestricted, include increases in both median income and GDP.

5 ways governments can unlock a more social economy

A new report, Unlocking the Social Economy, from the World Economic Forum, provides five key policy recommendations to advance the sector.

Experts discuss how unlocking the social economy could help achieve sustainable development goals

CNBC’s Karen Tso speaks with Jeroo Billimoria, founder of the One Family Foundation and Catalyst 2030; Margaritis Schinas, vice president at the European Commission; and Sharon Thorne, chair of the Deloitte Global board.

Funding social entrepreneurs: why it’s time to think local

Sustainable change can only happen if we invest locally, because local people best understand the problems and, therefore, the solutions.

Wilderness Foundation Africa’s focus on Species, Spaces and People

Discussion between Andrew Muir, President and CEO of Wilderness Foundation Africa and Denver Frederick host of The Business of Giving

Shoe Waste: Reducing the carbon footprint of shoes

Catalyst 2030 member Shoe Waste is upcycling old shoes to reduce waste in landfills and mitigate climate change in the fashion industry.

RevHubOC: Social Investors making a change

RevHubOC is changing social entrepreneurship by building capacity in ventures that seek to provide systemic solutions to achieve a sustainable, social objective.

Pepper Labs: Teaching skills to empower the youth

Pepper Labs is driving social transformation by developing sustainable economic empowerment and inclusive growth with a focus on the youth.

Resources

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Collaborations

How are Catalyst 2030 members collaborating to reach the SDGs?

Media Hub

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Member Map

Interested in seeing which SDGs C2030 members are targeting in their regions?

Reports from the Catalyst 2030 Community

An Investigation into Financing Transformation
Catalysting Collaboration report cover
New Allies report cover
The New Allies Handbook

Our Ecosystem Partners*

*These are the social entrepreneur fellowship organisations that helped to establish Catalyst 2030.

Ashoka
Echoing Green
Schwab Foundation
Skoll Foundation

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