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.

EPIC Fondation - Founder
Bayes Impact - Founder & President
African Fashion Fund - Founder
Environmental Services Consultant and Contractor
A Win Win World - Co-Founder & Managing Director
WWF France - Director
City of Paris - Deputy Mayor
BNP Paribas - CEO
TIPA Corp - CEO & Co-Founder
Blue Economy models - Concept Creator & Designer
Social Genomics - Founder & CEO
MUSE - Head of School
Solar Impulse Foundation - Investor Relations Manager
Africa Rising Foundation - Chairman & Co-Founder
Kering - Chief Sustainability Officer
WHo CAREs!? - Founder & CEO
GoodTechLab - Founder
French Chef
Future Positive Capital - Founder
Fairphone - Business Development Manager
Deputy Mayor on Spatial Development and Sustainability City of Amsterdam
City of Seville - Mayor
Think Beyond Plastic - Founder & CEO
Ticket For Change - Founder


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 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 affordable, evolutive and 100% renewable deep sea desalination solution
Converting household waste into sustainable bio-based materials
A totally automated urban transport system for people and goods, running on a dedicated aerial infrastructure
The process technology that can turn cotton rich textile waste into new fibers for the textile industry, infinitely
The modern freight that combines cutting-edge technologies and wind energy to reach cost effective and sustainable transport solutions
The seaweed cultivation in developing countries to produce sustainable biomass for bioplastics
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
Solar Energy Converging With Architecture
Recapturing raw materials from end use polyester and cotton to provide inputs into new clothing, replacing virgin resources.
The self-supporting structures with an autonomous and connected irrigation system to fight pollution, heat islands and biodiversity loss
The collecting and composting of food waste within the city in short cycle
Eliminating 100% water usage when urinating, with a 1ml solution, cheaper than water
Edible and compostable packaging, made of potato and water, natural and gluten free
Smart soil-less agricultural system to grow staple food crops almost anywhere globally with minimum grower risk & environmental impact
The digital platform transforming the externalization of tasks in a socially responsible way in Africa
This smart demand-management solution drives significant water and energy savings to empower users through Behavioral Efficency "nudge" technology
The phone making a change in the electronics industry by using fairer materials, good working conditions, reusing and recycling
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

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

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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