Sustainable Markets Initiative
Building a Sustainable Future
For Nature, People, and Planet
For more than five decades, His Majesty King Charles III has been a champion for the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss.
The Sustainable Markets Initiative was launched by His Majesty King Charles III, when he was Prince of Wales, in 2020 at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos. As the ‘go-to’ global private sector organisation on sustainable transition, the Sustainable Markets Initiative’s power to convene top organisations from industry and the financial services, alongside governments, is key to innovating, accelerating and delivering on a just, sustainable and prosperous future.
The Sustainable Markets Initiative’s mandate, better known as the Terra Carta, has a mission to build a coordinated global effort to enable the private sector to accelerate the achievement of global climate, biodiversity and Sustainable Development Goal targets. The Terra Carta was launched in 2021 at the One Planet Summit and reflects a set of guiding principles and bold actions to 2030 - putting Nature, People and Planet at the heart of global value creation. Read more.
Making an Impact
Global companies awarded with Terra Carta Seal
CEO-led Task Forces
Global CEO Task Force members
Sustainable Markets Initiative Announces 2023 Terra Carta Seal Winners
The following global corporations have been awarded the 2023 Terra Carta Seal. The Terra Carta Seal recognises global companies that are actively leading the charge to create a climate and Nature-positive future.
Sustainable Markets Initiative's Insurance Task Force Publishes Roadmap to Supporting Green Innovation
A new report published by the Insurance Task Force explores the critical role the insurance industry is playing in the growth of clean and emerging technologies, de-risking investment and enabling recovery post climate disaster.
The Sustainable Markets Initiative launched a new Task Force to help drive transition in the Technology, Media, and Telecom sectors
Learn more about its new Technology, Media, and Telecommunication Task Force.
Sustainable Markets Initiative's China Council launches Health Working Group at the sixth China International Import Expo in Shanghai
16 companies across the healthcare, energy, and supply chain sectors to collaborate on accelerating the transition to Net Zero healthcare in China, with global impact.
The Sustainable Markets Initiative launches Africa Council at United Nations Event in Kenya
The Council will aim to drive global industry partnerships and investment in support of Nationally Determined Contributions across the continent.
The Sustainable Markets Initiative’s Terra Carta Design Lab returns to find student led, high impact solutions to the climate crisis
This year the schools taking part in the challenge are Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (UAE), National Institute of Design Ahmedabad (India), Rhode Island School of Design (USA) and the Royal College of Art (UK).
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