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Transformations Capital: The Rising Frontier

Creating seamless and easy ways to shift large capital flows toward deep systemic transformation is critical to address the multiple crises we face. A recent investigation[1] not only drew the outlines of such a financing system, but it found several existing and emerging examples. Particularly exciting is the wide variety of examples, which suggests such systems can be adapted to diverse contexts and issues. The foundation of the report, developed with a group of three dozen people working on the financing transformation challenge, was distinguishing between “progressive capital” and “transformations capital”. The distinction, summarized in Table 1, proposes a type…
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For over 35 years Steve Waddell has supported transformations and institutional innovation in various capacities. This is local to global, with organizations, networks and systems. He is founder and Co-Lead of Bounce Beyond, which supports accelerating our economic paradigm shift. Steve has a Ph.D. in sociology and an MBA, and ... Read more
Suzanne Bowles is Chief Strategist of Cattail Strategy, a firm that advances systems change philanthropy, and a founding member of Catalyst 2030. Suzanne brings together people and communities who seek transformation through connection and has spent decades supporting strategic and resource development for grassroots systems change organizations.

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