Whoever we are, wherever we are, we all share something in common: the interconnected natural systems that maintain a stable and resilient planet – and keep us alive. The global commons are our shared inheritance and our shared responsibility.

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What we do

The Global Commons Alliance is mobilizing citizens, companies, cities and countries to accelerate systems change, and become better guardians of the global commons.

Pressure for action

From the public, NGOs, the finance community and others, informed by up-to-date information.


News and insights from across the Alliance: from science to targets to systems mapping and beyond.

Launched at COP28

The Navigator brings vital rigor and clarity for organizations grappling with complex climate and nature priorities as they contribute to a more resilient and regenerative future.

See the events schedule

The Global Commons Alliance, many of our partners, and our core components, will be in the UAE for COP28. We are hosting a Global Commons Pavilion to provide space to collaborate for systems wide action to repair, regenerate and restore the global commons.

Launching on December 10th - stay tuned!

An indispensable guide for companies and financial institutions trying to find their way through the complex, disparate tools and frameworks supporting action on climate and nature.

Find us at COP28

We have a strong team on the ground including Jane Madgwick, Executive Director of GCA, Wendy Broadgate, Executive Director of the Earth Commission, Rachel Jetel, Co-Director of Systems Change Lab, Tim Kelly, Executive Director of Earth HQ, and Patrick Frick, GCA's Founder.

Find us at the Global Commons Pavilion in the Blue Zone on the 1st floor, Area B7, stand 87.

GCA Event Schedule

Who we are

The Global Commons Alliance is an alliance of over 100 partners accelerating systems change to safeguard the global commons. Much of the work is delivered through a constellation of collaborative efforts hosted by the Earth Commission, Systems Change Lab, the Accountability Accelerator, the Science Based Targets Network and Earth HQ.

How We Work

Our Partners

We work with a wide range of brilliant partners on collective action to safeguard the global commons. Here we highlight a small handful of those partners.

Race to Zero

Rallying leadership and support for a healthy, resilient, zero carbon recovery.

Race to Resilience

Catalysing a step-change in global ambition for climate resilience.

Business for Nature

Driving credible business action and policy ambition to achieve a nature-positive economy for all by 2030.

Nature 4 Climate

Raising the profile of nature as a solution for a more sustainable, equitable and nature-positive future.

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