Technology Driving the Transition to a Superior Future
Technology is the catalyst for a civilizational shift currently underway in the world, with the potential to both level up the world in terms of security and sustainability, and to create a superior long-term future for all. The 2024 Technology as a Force for Good Report highlights ten technology solutions that can make substantial contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Force for Good at CES 2024
Embracing Human Security for All
“The 2024 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest technology event, has adopted the theme of human security in partnership with the Human Security for All (HS4A) campaign.”Force for Good partnered with HS4A and the Consumer Technology Association, the event’s organiser, to promote technology’s role in human security at the event, including participating in talks and panel discussions as part of CTA’s ‘Great Minds” sessions and the CES Research Summit.
Amandeep Gill, United Nations Envoy on Technology talks about the United Nations Envoy on Technology on AI, godlike technology, the SDGs and the urgent need for rules of engagement
Driving Mass Financial InclusionIndia's Contribution to the World, UN ECOSOC Chamber, International Event, 4th May 2023
The international event regarding how India's financial inclusion technology stack has delivered half a billion bank accounts in India and how it can help the world achieve mass financial inclusion as India, during its G20 presidency, offers this technology to the rest of the world, hosted by Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj, Permanent Representative of India to the UN, in the UN ECOSOC Chamber, New York, 4th May 2023
Change for Good in the World, News
Capital as a Force for Good
Capitalism for a Secure
and Sustainable Future
At the mid-point of their 2030 target date, the world is not on track to meet the SDGs, with a shortfall in funding estimated at US$102-135 trillion, due to the many crises in the world. The global effort to fund the goals has been undermined by a series of threats to national and global security, with governments reallocating attention and resources away from long-term sustainability to managing pressing near-term risks. As a result, the goals are moving further away despite the timeline to achieving them shortening, with a widening funding gap.
Surviving or Thriving, F4G Briefing paper
20 September 2023
Global Futures, UNGA Week,
A Just Transition Within Planetary Boundaries and its FundingMore
7 September 2023
Peace, Human Security and Sustainability for People and the Planet | Conference of NGOsMore
Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organisation on the implications of climate change on the livelihoods, lives and economics of people everywhere.
Paul Polman, Former CEO of Unilever, Business leader, climate and equalities campaigner speaks to Force For Good on Capitalism, Realpolitik, ESG, Republicans, America and Europe.
Force for Good in Action
Developments, Disruptions and Blocks to Progress
Strategic Priorities, Transformational Impact Programme
Initiatives to Make a Material Difference to the SDGs and the World
We have selected a number of focus initiatives that lie at the intersection of SDGs that are underserved, have the potential to have a magnified impact on the other SDGs, where scalable solutions exist and where a significant impact could be made to a major issue