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5 Impact Teams: tackle the issues that matter most to you.
Advancing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from Tokyo to Timbuktu.
Across The Global Summit (virtual) Impact Week, Teams of Catalytic change agents, coaches, mentors, partners, and inspired citizens will unite to reimagine our thriving future and advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in five Impact Areas.
Through digitally supported upvotes during the Leaders Forum, 15 solutions (Community; Policy; and Tech x 5) will be selected for development in the Hackathon (Aug 15,16) and Global Pitch (Aug. 17) for mass inspiration and activation.
To bring the best ideas and committed leaders to the table, we are recruiting 100 Catalysts to be showcased in the Forum and galvanize solutions beyond. Are you hell-bent on co-creating a sustainable world? Learn more | Apply to be a Catalyst.
WELLBEING 360: Evolving Food, Health & Lifestyles
A healthy world starts with us. As we take in big lessons and rebuild in the aftershock of the COVID-19. we will explore how what we eat, drink and daily do, impacts and is impacted by the wellbeing of our communities and the future of all life around us. Considering Japan’s aging population, work/life balance and climate reality, how can ancient methods, and new technology support a healthy body, mind and spirit? **SDGs 2, 3, 6, 12
FEMINOMICS: A partnership in empowerment
Could mounting economic disparity be lifted by feminine values in leadership and systems redesign? A new decade is calling for empowered engagement from the bedroom to the boardroom – academic, political, business, and in the Home. Find other women and men united for equity, diversity, and inclusion. Explore how feminine values, circular business models, and high impact investing foster a thriving culture and economy. **SDGs 1, 5, 8, 10, 15, 16
THRIVING CITIES: From urbanization to rural revitalization
While 60% of humanity is destined for the metropolis, is this the way we want to shape our future? What role do rural communities play? HOW can art and culture support better use of energy, waste, and water in the built environment? Drawing upon successes and challenges from the urban benchmark of Tokyo and towns across Japan, we will explore the opportunity of design to enable sustainability, access to housing, and foster meaningful work and play. **SDGs 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15.
LEARNING 4 LIFE: Let the Renaissance of regeneration begin
What is the right role of education in the 21st century and how must it transform to enable a good life in the 22nd century? We’ll explore ways innovation in learning can drive opportunities for better livelihoods, reduce inequalities, and create the conditions for a regenerative society. From school to the workplace to the community kitchen, find out and create how new formal and informal education models, tools & technologies to increase unlock human potential to create a thriving future that works for all. **SDGs 1, 4, 5, 8, 10
ONE OCEAN: Unifying challenge to save life on Earth
From the air we breath to the way we move around the blue planet One Ocean connects and supports all life. A special Impact Team created for 2020 in celebration of Japan’s maritime culture and seizing a critical opportunity to turn the tide of mass extinction. Stay tuned for details or better yet, contact us to co-create. **SDGs 6, 13, 11, 14
How it WORKS:
Using 7 Stages to Sustainability (7SS) as a framework for action, cross-sector change-agents unite, share tools, ideas, mutually advance–and sustain tangible, immediate, and breakthrough solutions.