Finance and business community dedicated to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

One Young World

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

Chartered Accountants Worldwide is a global network of 14 Chartered Accountancy bodies representing over 1.8 million members and students in 190 countries.

About FinBiz2030

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.

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Chartered Accountants Worldwide

Our Vision

To unite & mobilise the finance and business community to achieve the SDGs by 2030

Key Objectives

  • 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

Our Charter

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.’

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Online Events & Webinars

Building Resilience: A #FinBiz2030 Webinar Series

Building Resilience Webinar Highlights
Building Resilience Podcast
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.

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.

About the 17 SDGs

Watch the short video below to learn about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals or click here to find out more.

Find Your Regional Task Force

FinBiz2030 South African Task Force Leadership

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UK Task Force Leadership

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.

Irish Task Force Leadership

Launched in late 2020 by Chartered Accountants Worldwide, One Young World and Chartered Accountants Ireland, the task force is committed to facilitating the effort to unite & mobilise the Irish finance and business community to achieve the SDGs by 2030.

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USA Task Force Leadership

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.

FinBiz2030 Insights

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Key Insights from ‘Building Resilience’: Sustainability & Innovation

Leaders within Nigeria and beyond featured in the third #FinBiz2030 Building Resilience online series of 2021.

Over 1,600 finance and business professionals from around the world joined the live webinar which sought to address the local and global perspectives on the shared challenges we all face to build a better future.

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Chartered accountants’ key leadership role in achieving net zero goals – Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP

Later this year, the UK hosts COP26 in November and also the G7.

It hopes to use that opportunity to demonstrate climate leadership and, at the same time, to show that businesses and investors share the same ambition, to reduce the levels of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Vincent Egunlae’s Open Private School

Vincent Egunlae is a Chartered Accountant, full time employee at Grant Thornton, whilst also being the co-founder of his charity the Open Private School. We asked Vincent a number of questions about his charity project, his motivation for joining the UK FinBiz2030 taskforce and how you can get involved to make a difference.

Get Involved

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 financeandbiz2030@oneyoungworld.com

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.

Participation Criteria

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