One Young World is the global forum for young leaders which identifies, promotes and connects the world’s most impactful young leaders to create a better world, with more responsible, more effective leadership.
Chartered Accountants Worldwide is a global network of 14 Chartered Accountancy bodies representing over 1.8 million members and students in 190 countries.
Finance & Business 2030 (FinBiz2030) is a joint initiative between One Young World and Chartered Accountants Worldwide, launched in London in 2019.
Our aim is to establish an active and engaged finance and business community globally that is dedicated to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
To unite & mobilise the finance and business community to achieve the SDGs by 2030
- Raise awareness & drive advocacy of the SDGs
- Implement actions towards positive change within finance & business
- Call for industry-wide action
- Measure and report on impact
The Finance and Business 2030 community pledges to:
- Accelerate progress & take action on the SDGs.
- Establish regional Task Forces to lead actions on local priorities.
- Create an environment where young finance and business professionals can make a real difference for the SDGs.
- Ensure an effective business case is built around each core workstream focusing on positive impacts.
- Document and report on key progress and achievements for full transparency. ‘What can’t be measured, can’t be managed.’
Online Events & Webinars
Building Resilience: A #FinBiz2030 Webinar Series
Latest FinBiz2030 Webinar
Making COP26 Count
An Intergenerational discussion on how to make a just transition. CAW are partnering with ICAS to bring you a lively event to discuss the outcomes of COP26 and the findings of our global climate research amongst young leaders.
Building Resilience Webinar Highlights
Building Resilience Podcast
Thousands of people from over a hundred countries have participated in the FinBiz2030 Building Resilience Webinar Series. We’ve taken some of the inspiring stories told by young leaders from around the world in these webinars, and created the Building Resilience Podcast. Each short episode, contains a single story from one of the webinar contributors.
Join us to learn about how young people in the business and finance community are providing global leadership through taking local action. And learn how you can help create a sustainable future and tackle the greatest challenges of the 21st Century.
Subscribe to the FinBiz2030 Newsletter
Regional Task Forces
Regional Task Forces
During 2019 and 2020, FinBiz2030 established 3 regional Task Forces around the world to help mobilise the finance and business community to achieve the SDGs by 2030.
Our first Task Force was launched in the UK in 2019, followed by South Africa and Ireland in 2020. This year, we are aiming to see the launch of 3 more Task Forces in the USA, Nigeria and Indonesia.
The objectives of the regional Task Forces is to support the overall objectives of FinBiz2030. Formed of committed individuals to identify key priorities in each market, develop and implement an action plan with measurable objectives and engage with the wider finance and business community to ensure good progress and drive advocacy.
Find Your Regional Task Force
FinBiz2030 South African Taskforce FinBiz2030 South African Regional Task Force FinBiz2030 has established regional task forces around the world to help mobilise the finance and business community to achieve the SDGs by 2030. In 2020 we launched the South African Regional Task Force. The objective of the regional task forces is […]
Chartered Accountants Worldwide, One Young World and the City of London launched Finance & Business 2030 in the Mansion House, London on 2 April 2019. The event brought together the finance and business community as a force for change, identifying opportunities and encouraging a commitment to tackle the issues and achieve the long-term goals. The launch event was attended by professionals with finance and business skills across industries.
Following on from the very successful Building Resilience “The business case for doing good” webinar, the FinBiz2030 US Task Force was created.
Launched in mid 2021 by Chartered Accountants Worldwide and One Young World the task force is committed to facilitating the effort to unite & mobilise the Irish finance and business community to achieve the SDGs by 2030.
Over 1,300 people from 68 countries joined our final FinBiz2030 event of the year: Making Cop26 Count hosted in partnership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland, reflecting on the outcomes of COP26.
More than nine out of ten Chartered Accountants and finance professionals believe accountants have an important role to play in climate change, and there is broad optimism within the profession about the measures agreed during the recent COP26 summit.
After the recent COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, sustainability is an even more urgent focus for governments and businesses. Accountants in practice and finance teams in SMEs can play a leading role in the transformation the world needs.
How You Can Get Involved
- Sign up to the monthly E-newsletter to be kept up to date with everything FinBiz2030
- Spread the word – Raise awareness of the UN SDGs through your social & professional networks by telling your friends and people in your organisation about the Sustainable Development Goals
- Watch & share the film Our Planet: Our Business to drive awareness among key stakeholders in your company
- Organise an SDG workshop in your organisation or with friends – here’s a simple toolkit to help you!
- Apply to attend the One Young World Summit
- Join one of our regional Task Forces: South Africa, UK, Ireland
- Follow us on social media #FinBiz2030
- Contact us on [email protected]
The Coronavirus pandemic is challenging our societies in ways not experienced in our lifetimes. We are providing a platform to the FinBiz2030 community to share articles, video, infographics or any form of stories that show how the financial sector is facing up to this challenge. Click here to submit your story or find out more by visiting our COVID-19 Hub.
We are looking for change makers, innovators and disruptors across sectors and industries who believe in the ability of finance to lead change. Participants must be young professionals and be prepared to be actively involved in facilitating the achievement of the SDG goals. You must also fit into either of the following two groups:
a. A qualified finance professional working in the private sector, public sector, in education, corporates and own business
b. Have a strong interest in finance and business solutions to tackle world issues