Green Deal

We want to celebrate our 10th anniversary while launching a collaborative learning challenge to help generate opportunities for common reflection and action, especially seizing a moment where we are globally redefining priorities to build societies that are more resilient and fair. Within this process, we got inspiration from with a wide array of initiatives that are generating systemic changes worldwide.

The deeper the crisis, the more likely people won’t ask to go back to previous normal, but a qualitative leap to something better. In that sense, the climate crisis is transforming the planet and its ecosystem, forcing us to adapt to less stable conditions, and emergencies that are more violent and extreme. The huge fires in Australia and the United States, the extreme record temperatures in all latitudes, and even the Covid-19 pandemic, are all impact indicators of the climate crisis. The good news is that there are innovations pointing towards multidimensional answers to this crisis and the need of adaptation, while at the same time enabling the acceleration towards an equitable transition.

A programme for creating employment cooperatives owned by people with difficulties to access meaningful employment. It builds a network of for-profit, social community-based enterprises with a strong focus on sustainability.
United States
Social and technological company focused on providing better products to consumers, with fewer intermediaries and a fair price. It does so while minimizing waste and transforming small neighborhood shops into social gathering points.
Professional and technical training center to empower and upgrade women’s and young girls’ livelihoods by strengthening their productive and entrepreneurial capacities and abilities, with a strong focus on renewable energy.
An international youth movement that has launched a network of campaigns to tackle the climate crisis through a systemic change lens.
An on-tax financing tool that catalyses private capital to cover energy efficiency building improvements. Its long-term repayment model, attached to property taxes, generates adoption incentives for homeowners.
United States
A model of production and consumption that contributes to family-based, local, seasonal and sustainable agriculture, generating a stable system for all involved actors in the food chain to participate and advance towards food sovereignty.