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.

G20 survey results

A new survey of adult citizens in 18 of the world’s largest economies has revealed majority support for political and economic reform.

See what happened at COP28

The Global Commons Alliance, many of our partners, and our core components attended COP28. We hosted a Global Commons Pavilion to provide space to collaborate for systems wide action to repair, regenerate and restore the global commons.

Global Artivism Conference

Artists are invited to submit creative work ahead of the inaugural Global Artivism Conference, which will be held in Tshwane (Pretoria), South Africa on 5-8 September 2024.

Our impact

Explore our Impact Report to learn about our achievements and some of the work undertaken in collaboration with our partners over the past twelve months, thanks to the support of our donors.

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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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