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HubClub: International Development: Scaling to the SDGs

Scaling-up solutions for the SDGs

Large-scale challenges require large-scale solutions. Initiatives that cut through sectors, stakeholders and systems and integrate the transformative potential of actors across the spectrum are needed to tackle “the world’s to-do list for the next 15 years”.

In the words of our guest speaker Paul Chatterton, Founder of the WWF Landscape Finance Lab, “The challenge is to integrate our view and resources so that we can begin to work towards long-term solutions and approaches. We need to think in landscapes, ecosystems and systems approaches, and start merging our efforts together”.

In the third International Development Hub Club, we will harness the collective wisdom of our community to discuss, explore and generate concrete ideas for creating cross-sector collaboration for impact.

During this workshop-style Hub Club, you’re invited to work with your peers and dream big: how could you join forces to achieve large-scale change? To start you off, our special guests will present their approaches to scaling impact, and will give you food for thought with some concrete challenges.


profile-photo-Michael-Obersteiner Dr. Michael Obersteiner
Program Director of the Ecosystems Services and Management Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis. He is author of over 250 scientific papers covering many disciplinary science fields and has been a consultant giving science-based policy advice using quantitative modeling techniques to the European Commission, WWF and OECD, among others.


profile-photo-Paul-Chatterton Paul Chatterton
The founder and lead of WWF’s Landscape Finance Lab, which incubates sustainable landscape solutions in the world’s most biodiverse locations. The Lab aims to harness the power of public and private financial instruments (blended finance) to initiate solutions at scale for sustainable landscapes and deforestation-free trade chains.

Join us for a fun evening of networking, idea generation and inspiration!
As a community-driven project,  the Development Hub Club is brought to life by its members. We want to hear from you if you would like to suggest a discussion topic,  make a presentation during the meetup or simply share your thoughts!

Date and Time

Thu, 11 May 2017,17:3020:30 CEST


Impact Hub Vienna
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Wien, Wien 1070


Impact Hub Vienna
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