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The 2021 edition continues!

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& discover the solutions
for the planet!

Calling all changemakers to gather and act, NOW for 3 days of collaborative action for the planet

1,000

solutions

500

speakers

120

countries

1

Planet

World-class speakers

GLOBAL LEADERS

INNOVATORS

Policy makers

CEOs

Investors

Young leaders of change

Inspirational leaders

Top innovations for the planet

Discover our 2021 official selection of innovations and meet them live during the 3 days of the summit!

A platform for major partner events

As the world's largest event for the planet, ChangeNOW 2021 also gathers over 20 partner events complementing the official programming

ChangeNOW 2021 was*s hosting the HeforShe International Summit celebrating the solutions implemented over the past five years to build a more diverse, inclusive, and gender-equal world. This special event was also the occasion to announce the campaign’s new ambition, surrounded by a line-up of 35 world-class speakers, including:

  • H.E. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
  • H.E. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda
  • H.E. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland
  • Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women
  • Geri Halliwell, Singer and Songwriter
  • John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University

 

We are coming together with our partners to build momentum around women dedicating their lives to creating positive change in the world. 

 

For the 2021 edition of ChangeNOW, we were delighted to host a panel of inspiring leaders, including:

 

  • Wingee Sampaio, Global Programme Director of the Cartier Women’s Initiative
  • Zoe Kinias, Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD and Academic Director of the INSEAD Gender Initiative
  • Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Co-founder & President of the School of Leadership in Afghanistan
  • Julien Pellaux, Executive Director of UN Women
  • Lavina Sequera, Hon. Executive Director and Global Goodwill Ambassador for Human Rights and Peace for the International Human Rights Advisory Council and Founding member of Soil of India
  • Yumiko Murakami, Head of Tokyo Center at OECD
  • Amanda Nguyen, Founder & CEO of Rise, 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee

 

Session folloed by an international-wide networking session, animated by our partner The Wonders, for participants to connect together and with our partners, including UN Women, One Young World, Women in Africa, Women’s Forum, HeforShe, Women in Tech, ELLE and The Cartier Women’s Initiative.

 

Among the other ecosystem highlights:

WORLD PREMIERE!

Johan Rockström’s new documentary, starring Sir David Attenborough had its world premiere at ChangeNOW 2021!

 

Breaking Boundaries : The Road to a Cleaner, Healthier and More Peaceful World

Documentary introduced by Sir David Attenborough, followed by a discussion with Johan Rockström

 

The documentary takes the audience on a journey to discover the planetary thresholds we must not cross, not only for the stability of our planet but for the future of humanity. It also explores the solutions we can and must put in place now if we are to protect the Earth’s life support systems.

And also...

with films that change the world, followed by meetings with filmmakers, and personalities of positive-impact cinema

And the first sustainable art auction, in partnership with Christie’s!
Discover committed artists, promoting art as a medium for positive change

to discover hundreds of jobs with a purpose and meet mission-driven recruiters

with experts and changemakers ready to exchange freely with participants

to follow the highlights of the event and discover exclusive interviews with changemakers

with exclusive lives to meet the places of change across the globe

And many other suprises to come over the 3 days!
Join us !

The accelerator event for a better world

Over 3 days, discover the most concrete and innovative solutions to face the World’s biggest challenges and interact with changemakers, to accelerate change. Now.

We raised our first 3 million euros at ChangeNOW!
Blue Ocean Partners

Rarely has an event delivered so much and such a broad and engaging community
Springwise

I saw a boiling pot of ideas, actions, and people with an energy that is very contagious. This is such an exciting moment in time!
Pablo Araya Kroff - R&D Suez

We had the opportunity to present our solution to French Ministry and industrials, and it helped establishing a new law in France to fight against the pollution of microplastics from washing machines!
Planet Care

ChangeNOW raised the bar high in setting new standards and laid new paths in pushing the world to take action for change. Now.
Sun Plower

We are now developing in 25 countries thanks to a partner we met at ChangeNOW!
Jean Bouteille

It is extraordinary to meet all those projects, all this energy, this big community willing to make business differently.
Urban Forest

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Official partners

ChangeNOW is the world’s largest gathering of innovations for the planet.

Over 3 days, the summit puts the spotlight on the most concrete and innovative solutions to face the World’s biggest challenges.

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