Skoll World Forum

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Each year, nearly 1,000 distinguished delegates from the social, finance, private and public sectors convene in Oxford for three days and nights of critical debates, discussions and work sessions aimed at innovating, accelerating and scaling solutions to social challenges.

In addition to the event, Skoll World Forum Online is a year-round platform where executive audiences can learn about the latest news and innovative approaches in a variety of focus areas (e.g. deforestation, education and economic opportunity, or healthcare access and treatment), and engage with the world’s leading thinkers and doers of social change on key questions, challenges and opportunities.


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We have partnered with some of the world’s leading media institutions, foundations and other organizations to ensure both influential readership and quality content. We hope the combination of regular debates, individual contributions and curated insight will give you a dynamic and engaging place to discover new and relevant information quickly—in order to make better, more informed decisions on the issues you care about most.

We invite you to browse through our contributors, global events, curated articles and original content, or visit our homepage and customize your experience.

The Skoll World Forum is a programme of the Skoll Foundation and is co-produced with the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the Saïd Business School, Oxford University. The Forum is an invitation only event and new delegates are identified by our extensive referral network. However, we welcome you to become involved in our online community. Key sessions from Skoll World Forum are streamed live, and many others are recorded in the form of video, audio and photography. Social reporters also share insights from the Forum via blogs, tweets, videos and photos. We hope you join the movement from wherever you are.