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Impact One partners with AxessImpact

Through the partnership with AxessImpact, Impact One expands on its mission to establish sustainable business models for ecosystem preservation and restoration, evaluating ecosystem services beyond carbon removal. This includes the development of new and innovative impact certificates that aim to recognise the value of indigenous communities’ stewardship of their ecosystems, and guarantee the highest standards of accountability and impact of environmental credits.

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Nation of Plants by Stefano Mancuso at Doha Expo

Leading neurobiologist and professor at the University of Florence, Stefano Mancuso, presents his exhibition The Nation of Plants at the Doha Expo in Qatar. In collaboration with Red Joint Films and Balich Wonder Studio, the exhibition presents solutions for a better future. CEO of Impact One, Mikolaj Sekutowicz, visited the exhibition, guided by Stefano Mancuso himself.
Among his many scientific achievements, Mancuso has demonstrated the crucial impact that plants have, not only on planetary health, but also on our own cognitive skills and healing processes. Plants represent the oldest and most advanced life form that has ever existed. They have continued to support and sustain the lives of all other species.

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Impact One at the COP28 Business & Philanthropy Forum

The Business & Philanthropy Climate Forum (BPCF) was COP28’s multi stakeholder engagement platform dedicated to driving cross-sectoral advancements towards achieving net zero and nature-positive goals. On 2 December 2023, presenting the session “Unlocking the Trillion Dollar Economy” Impact One highlighted the need to redefine the way in which ecosystems are valued economically. With no system in place that correctly values and consequently protects ecosystem services, the session brought together leading experts in the financial and environmental sectors, to call for a collaborative, global push towards ecosystem protection and regeneration led by those who steward the planet’s most vital ecosystems.

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The Nuclear Option

In a groundbreaking move, 198 signatory countries to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) officially advocated for the accelerated deployment of the low-emission technologies, including nuclear energy. This historic shift, the first in its kind since the inception of the annual climate summits in 1995, aims to facilitate deep and rapid decarbonisation, particularly in challenging sectors and industries. Furthermore, the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Statement from COP28 on Nuclear Power garnered support from numerous countries, emphasising the need for active recognition and backing of nuclear energy. The statement underlined the resilient and robust nature of nuclear power, and highlighted its potential to contribute significantly to achieving net-zero carbon emissions while maintaining the highest standards of safety and security.

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Global Commission for Nature-Positive Cities

World Economic Forum’s Global Commission for Nature-Positive Cities inaugurated in partnership with Impact One
Impact One joins the World Economic Forum’s Global Commission for Nature-Positive Cities, an initiative that aims to create a pathway for more resilient, equitable and prosperous cities.

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Impact One commissions Machine Simulations: Life and Dreams

Hanwha Lifeplus Commissions Impact One And Refik Anadol Studio For New Artwork Celebrating Korean Culture. On the occasion of the Seoul International Firework Festival in October 2023, Impact One, in partnership with Ikona, commissioned Refik Anadol’s brand new and first permanent artwork in South Korea for Hanwha LIFEPLUS.

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Annabel’s Indigenous Voices Breakfast

The Annabel’s for Amazon fundraising event united advocates for Amazon preservation and climate action. Impact One, together with Yawanawa Chief Isku Kua and Indigenous activist Mariana Maia, attended the Annabel’s for Amazon fundraising event that united advocates for Amazon preservation and climate action

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Winds of Yawanawa debuts for Annabel’s for the Amazon Campaign

The first-of-its-kind artwork series Winds of Yawanawa co-created by the Yawanawa and new media artist Refik Anadol, curated and commissioned as part of Impact One’s Possible Futures initiative, debuted in London as part of the September-long Annabel’s for the Amazon campaign.Having already generated more than $3,500,000 through the sale of NFTs based on the work, the Winds of Yawanawa has become one of the highest valued and most successful NFT sales of 2023.Among the prominent art collectors who acquired Winds of Yawanawa are Richard and Patricia Caring, Co-Founders of The Caring Family Foundation (TCFF), an organisation that combats deforestation in the Brazilian Amazonian rainforest through partnerships with local communities. With their purchase of Winds of Yawanawa, The Caring Family Foundation is extending its already significant engagement in the state of Acre, Brazil, as the Yawanawa community neighbours other communities supported by

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Launch of Winds of Yawanawa

Winds Of Yawanawa By Refik Anadol And The Yawanawá Launches In Mykonos. On 13 July 2023, we united with Yawanawa Chiefs Nixiwaka and Isku Kua,and media artist Refik Anadol at Scorpios Mykonos, to unveil Winds of Yawanawa: the first outcome of our collaboration with the Yawanawá communities of Aldeia Sagrada and Nova Esperança.

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Impact One commissions Winds of Yawanawa

For the first iteration of Possible Futures in collaboration with the Yawanawá, Impact One commissioned an artwork series co-created by the Yawanawá and new media artist Refik Anadol: the Winds of Yawanawa.The creation of the artwork series stems from a journey that began in September 2022, when we followed Chief Nixiwaka and Putanny Yawanawá’s invitation to meet in the Yawanawá Sacred Village of Aldeia Sagrada. Impact One invited Refik Anadol to join the visit and the result of their spiritual and artistic exchange has now come to fruition.Winds of Yawanawa is composed of a data sculpture and limited 1,000-piece Genesis NFT collection. The first-of-its-kind series was created to help plant the seeds for a more integrative approach to sustainability in the future. Web3 technologies like blockchain and NFTs offer huge potential to facilitate new compensation models, decentralised economies, and tangible solutions

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Annual Meeting of New Champions 2023

From 27 to 29 June 2023, Impact One participated in the World Economic Forum’s 14th Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China. CEO of Impact One, Mikolaj Sekutowicz, was invited to speak at the convening that drew together 1,500 global leaders from business, government, civil society and international organisations, as well as innovators and academics. Stakeholders from around the world returned to the tradition of the Forum’s “Summer Davos” on this year’s theme of Entrepreneurship: The Driving Force of the Global Economy.Li Qiang, Premier of the People’s Republic of China© Copyright: World Economic Forum/Benedikt von LoebellOpening the annual meeting, Li Qiang, the Premier of the People’s Republic of China, welcomed participants and set the tone of the convening:“Unilateralism, protectionism and de-globalisation are on the rise, global challenges are escalating and regional conflicts keep flaring up. Instability, uncertainty and unpredictability

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Impact One joins the Davos Baukultur Alliance

Impact One has demonstrated its commitment to advancing the quality and culture of our living environments by formally signing the Davos Baukultur Alliance. This significant step was taken during the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale, which was inaugurated by Swiss President Alain Berset and hosted by UNESCO. The alliance, initiated by the World Economic Forum, brings together public and private sector stakeholders to improve the planning, construction, and management of buildings, infrastructure, public spaces, and landscapes.

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Impact One launches Possible Futures

Possible Futures was officially launched in November 2022 with an exciting programme co-curated by advisor Nina Gualinga at the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. The initiative was born of a collaboration between the Yawanawá communities of Aldeia Sagrada and Nova Esperança and Impact One, along with Therme Group and the One Health Research Centre (OHRC), who joined forces to bring Possible Futures to life.

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Possible Futures at WEF23

The Possible Energy — Possible Cities panel was held at Goals House in Davos on 18 January, and was divided into two segments, Possible Energy and Possible Cities to evaluate why our environmental efforts and international councils are often unable to move forward in the discussion of abstract objectives and the setting of targets that fail to posit specific solutions that can counter the challenges posed by the climate change crisis.

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Possible Futures at COP27

Impact One launched the Possible Futures programme during the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh. The programme featured participatory activations, performances and panels focusing on Indigenous and environmental rights, collective responsibility and integrative futures.

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