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

Cotton 2040

The production of sustainable cotton has enormous potential to create positive change. Sourcing more sustainable cotton is essential to reducing the apparel sector’s negative impacts and ensuring future supply.



The Protein Challenge 2040

Protein is fundamental to human health, but the way we currently produce and eat it has significant impacts on both human and environmental health, and is fundamentally unsupportable in the long run.



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?

Collaborate on a project

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

Submit a signal of change

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! 

Blog & 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


  • Circular Drinks

    What is the role of the investment community in enabling the circular economy? How can innovators in the circular economy get projects financed and speak to investors in a language they understand? Read more