UNDER THE HIGH PATRONAGE OF MR EMMANUEL MACRON
PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC



The largest Positive Impact conference in the world

500

PROJECTS & SPEAKERS

400

INVESTORS 

80

COUNTRIES

6 000 +

PARTICIPANTS

WE ARE NOT HERE TO THINK,

WE ARE HERE TO ACT!


ChangeNOW is all about concrete action and innovations that matter: climate change, end of plastic pollution, new forms of agriculture, new models of education, solutions to refugees crisis, clean energy, sustainable cities, ... and other solutions to our most urgent global issues.

A transformational experience with:

  • 1500 m² dedicated to solutions 

  • 3 stages for impact entrepreneurs and leaders

  • 2000 Meetings and networking opportunities

  • And a serie of side events throughout Paris, dedicated to Positive Impact : a job fair, a film festival, a Sustainable Fashion event, a Youth Summit... and many more!

FIRST 2018 SPEAKERS

Meet successful changemakers and thought leaders, gathered at ChangeNOW to share their visions,
their experiences and support game-changing solutions.

Founder of African Fashion Fund
Concept Creator & Designer of Blue Economy models
CEO & Co-Founder at TIPA Corp
Co-founder at Zéphyr et Borée
Founder & CEO at WHo CAREs!?
Chairman & Co-Founder at Africa Rising Foundation
Founder of Positive Future Capital
Founder & President at Bayes Impact
Designer of the Wind Tree, Co-Founder of NewWorldWind
Co-founder of RAISE & co-founder of MEP
Co-Founder at Meet My Mama
Co-Founder of Laudato Si Challenge, Managing Partner Fresco Capital
Co-founder of RAISE & co-founder of MEP
President & Co-Founder of Live for Good   -  Executive VP at Microsoft
CEO at Make.org
Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Genuine Interest
CEO at MaaS Global Ltd
General Manager at TerraCycle Europe
Chief Resilience Officer City of Paris
Chairman of C3D
Project Manager at Planet Care
Co-Founder at Blueturn
Philanthropist, President of MAVA Foundation, Board of Trustees of the World Economic Forum
Director at Fashion for Good


SOLUTIONS

ChangeNOW praises changemakers and innovations answering to the most urgent Global Issues of the XXIst century,
with practical, high-potential and sustainable solutions.

The phone making a change in the electronics industry by using fairer materials, good working conditions, reusing and recycling
The first biomimetic wind turbine, combining Aeroleaf and Photovoltaic Petals, proximity and design, for perfect acceptability
The compostable packaging that is just as transparent, durable and impermeable as conventional plastic packaging
The unique, intimate and interactive experience of the Whole Earth in rotation captured from outer space
The world's first mobility ecosystem that combines all journeys with public transport, taxi, car, bikes and more in one service
Detect, valorize and release the cooking talents of housewives from migrations or refugees to empower them
The marketplace for responsible consumption
The sustainable forests created with a unique economic system with social impact
The global initiative that is here to make all fashion good
The agriculture company transforming unused underground locations in cities into productive & sustainable farms
The company transforming mobile gamers into daily heroes by supporting charities simply by playing
The shiny dash of color that brings awareness to the environmental cost of glitter
The company transforming food crop waste into high-value natural fiber products
The revolutionary textile brand producing yarn blends and filling made with Kapok, the most sustainable fiber in the market
The awareness raising-day on alternative ways of consuming launched by Envie in opposition to Black Friday
The process technology that can turn cotton rich textile waste into new fibers for the textile industry, infinitely
The simple yet efficient filter for removing microfibres from washing machine wastewater
The tech nonprofit building the social services of the future through software and data science
The elimination of the idea of waste by recycling even the "non-recyclable"
The fuel-saving connected solution for vehicles to reduce the human footprint
The living lighting energy, coming directly from nature, at the crossroads of biomimicry and synthetic biology
The organization recycling cigarette ends to turn them into useful furniture
The decomposition of plastic bags made faster by using wax worms
The use of biomimicry to develop the world's most simple, affordable and efficient rainharvesting tool
The use of hemp fibers to replace concrete, build roads and isolate houses
The modern freight that combines cutting-edge technologies and wind energy to reach cost effective and sustainable transport solutions
The self-supporting structures with an autonomous and connected irrigation system to fight pollution, heat islands and biodiversity loss
The delivery of organic fruits to companies so healthy eating becomes a a way to bring people together

INVESTORS

Meet the leading venture capitalists, funds and corporates striving to impact the world, and give support to the most game-changing solutions.

WHY ATTEND ?

OFFICIAL PARTNERS

Platinum Partner

Gold Partner

Silver Partner

Academic Partner

Gold Partner

Silver Partner

Academic Partner


ECOSYSTEM PARTNERS


AMBASSADOR PARTNERS


MEDIA PARTNERS


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SOLUTIONS TO OUR MOST URGENT GLOBAL ISSUES


Clean air and oceans  I  Sustainable cities 
Circular economy  I  New models of education 
Food security  I  Gender equality I  Sustainable fashion 
Renewable energy  I  Peace and Humanity 
Preserved biodiversity  I  Social inclusion,...


WE ARE NOT HERE TO THINK,

WE ARE HERE TO ACT!


2 days of innovators talks 

1500 m² of demos

Hundreds of solutions


A TRANSFORMATIONAL EXPERIENCE 


Inspiration

Valuable connections

And a full set of side events