We are a leading global non-profit working with business, government and civil society to solve complex sustainability challenges.


Transformational strategies created with organisations


Collaborations created to address global challenges


Years of accelerating the shift to a sustainable future

Global Projects

Scaling plant-based protein

As part of the Protein Challenge 2040, we are working to rebalancing consumption of animal, plant and alternative proteins amongst consumers, to help minimise the environmental, social and health impacts of our current protein system.


Author: Joanie Koh

CottonUP guide

Together with the partners in the Cotton 2040 coalition, we are calling on brands and retailers to radically increase their sourcing of sustainable cotton and have launched a digital guide to support them with fast-tracking their sourcing strategies


Author: Madeleine Wild

Catalysing Community Energy

Empowering communities across the UK to own, generate and save energy together



We know that growing a global community of change agents is our best chance to accelerate a transition to a sustainable future. Want to know more?

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We're always on the lookout for truly pioneering partners who want to take action on global challenges and become sustainability leaders. 

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On our Futures Centre, we track signals of change. Signals are new ideas or innovations that could change the game for sustainability in the future. When you see something for the first time, tell us! 

Latest News

  • 8 simple rules for grappling with climate risk

    Climate change will have a massive impact on how companies and societies operate, but many people are still unaware of the full extent of climate risks. Iain Watt breaks this complex issue down for companies. Read more

Blogs & Insights

  • Characteristics of a sustainable business model

    Over the last year a new term has been rising up – the sustainable business model. So far it has been used to signal the need to go beyond innovating products or services, and change the fundamentals of how a business makes money. At Forum for the Future we are trying to work through the detail of what makes a sustainable business model so more and more companies can act. Read more