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Joined in February 2020

About Us

United Edge is a social enterprise working with change makers to transform our broken systems with alternative models for global justice. This is our purpose.

We are working towards a just world where people and the planet are prioritized over profit and short-term gains. That is our vision.

Everything we do is aimed at creating a more just world. This includes the way we are set-up. The simplest way to explain who we are is in three short phrases.

ACTIVISTS AT HEART

We are everyday people who believe that each of us has a responsibility -- and the ability -- to make a difference. We partner with change makers around the world who are committed to global justice through changing systems, shifting power and better development. We add our voices to this vibrant movement because we passionately believe in the power of individuals and groups uniting to make change happen.

HUMANITARIANS BY TRADE

We are experienced professionals with skills, expertise and insight to share. We have worked on human rights, community development and humanitarian projects for over 15 years across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East. Our time with communities and youth groups, local civil society and CBOs, national and international NGOs, large networks and the United Nations has helped us understand the challenges that change makers face.

ENTREPRENEURS BY DESIGN

We are a social enterprise committed to piloting power-shifting projects and providing services to change makers everywhere. Instead of imposing our solutions, we want our services to be subject to demand. Power and privilege define the way social change is usually funded and put into practice. As a social enterprise, we fund all our work by its own means. Our independence means we can focus on delivery without compromising quality or ethics.

WHAT WE DO

After years of experience in social change, we know that our systems are broken. Privilege and self-interest have left us with the greatest inequalities our societies have ever faced. Divisive ideologies have replaced the peaceful promise of a globalised planet. The lack of accountability for unjust actions is destroying our natural world and people’s lives.

Our experience has convinced us that alternative models exist to transform our world. These solutions are not found in the status quo. They are found in the people, organisations and movements with the courage and agency to address tough questions. They are emerging as powerful alternatives at the edge of society as people come together to make change happen.

We partner with change makers to transform our broken systems with alternative models for global justice. We work to shift the current power imbalance so that people are leading the changes in their own lives. When this happens, everyday life becomes activism, helping to ensure that power is held accountable.

We are joining a movement that has already started, standing together on the edge of change. That is what our work is all about.

United Edge is a social enterprise working with change makers to transform our broken systems with alternative models for global justice. This is our purpose.

We are working towards a just world where people and the planet are prioritized…

Issue Areas Include

  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Human Rights & Civil Liberties

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