Transformation Council

We are entering into a period of significant disruption and global transformation. The Transformation Council is a collaboration between capital allocators, policy makers, and academia to develop the resources necessary to effectively allocate capital in this transformation.

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The Transformation Council was initiated by Possibilian Ventures and the Waterloo Global Science Initiative, in collaboration with Windfall Ecology Centre and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (Canada).

We are focused supporting development of roadmaps, narratives, and resources related to the intersection of disruptive innovation and our transition to a sustainable future.

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The following frameworks provide a useful guide to understanding the influence of disruptive innovation and our transition to a sustainable future.

Five Transformative Innovation Platforms
Winton B, ARK Invest (2019):
1. Artificial Intelligence
2. DNA Sequencing,
3. Robotics,
4. Energy Storage,
5. Blockchain Technology

Six Transformations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
Sachs J D, Schmidt-Traub G, Mazzucato M, Messner D, Nakicenovic N, Rockström J (2019):
1. Education, Gender, and Inequality
2. Health, Wellbeing, and Demography
3. Energy Decarbonization and Sustainable Industry
4. Sustainable Food, Land, Water, and Oceans
5. Sustainable Cities and Communities
6. Digital Revolution for Sustainable Development

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Our first brief, supported by the SDG Unit at the Government of Canada, explored the use of scenario development to inform capital allocation and management in uncertain futures.

Download: Systemic Finance Opportunities Initiative - Catalyzing mainstream capital towards the SDGs.

Building on the emerging frameworks of the 6 SDG Transformations and the 5 Disruptive Innovation Platforms we are currently focused coordinating transformation networks and roadmaps in preparation for development of global transformation scenarios.

Download: A Case for Transformation-Based Scenario Development

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