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How was the Finance Innovation Lab founded?

WWF-UK and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) founded the Finance Innovation Lab in 2009.

In 2015, the Finance Innovation Lab became independent so it could scale its impact. Both organisations continue to support The Lab through significant funding, strategic oversight as Trustees and through ongoing collaboration with The Lab on projects of mutual strategic interest.

Who works with the Finance Innovation Lab?

  • Entrepreneurs creating alternative business models in finance
  • Civil society leaders advocating for financial reform
  • “Intrapreneurs” in mainstream finance re-purposing their professions

What is the Finance Innovation Lab?

The Finance Innovation Lab aims to change the financial system so it serves people and planet. 

The Finance Innovation Lab connects people who are changing the financial system, develops them as leaders and helps them scale their work. Its purpose is to empower positive disruptors in the financial system.