Our aim is to eliminate poverty, make economic growth inclusive and sustainable and to restore ecosystems in cities.

Our model evolves to holistically support the Local2030 Coalition focusing on Advocacy, Action and Reporting - www.local2030.org

Our ethos uniquely combines innovation, entrepreneurship and action.



We are very proud to be a Certified B Corporation® - www.bcorporation.uk.

Certified B Corporations®, or B Corps, are companies verified by B Lab to meet high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.

2030hub has worked hard since even before we were founded in 2017 as a northern champion for the B Corp movement and have helped inspire a local community of 30+ businesses on their certification journey.

2030hub is committed to providing 10% of profits and 5% or more of its time through offering pro-bono services that support sustainable development.


Our primary objective is to raise awareness and adoption of the SDG framework by showing how it adds value to cities, businesses, social sectors and individuals.


We deliver this through our

  • Advocacy - local to global sustainable development using SDGs, B Corp and Global Goals Week as key tools
  • Connecting – building community across like-minded impact makers
  • Advising - Supporting organisations with through consultancy services
  • Communications agency – promoting and sharing your sustainability best practices
  • Research – mapping SDGs, best practices and impact locally


2030hub is also proud to be the lead and facilitator for Liverpool's SDG Data Platform. This open-source web platform was launched following support from the UK Office for National Statistics.

The Team

From humble beginnings..

Meet the people who started the ball rolling and watch for the imminent arrivals bringing even more depth, passion and leadership across the SDG framework in cities.


David Connor

David is a creative, big picture connector and communicator with experience across international responsible business boundaries.

He has worked with leading businesses around the world on CSR / sustainability plans, created the award-winning charity for Everton Football Club and is also a +SocialGood Advisor for the UN Foundation


Stuart Donaldson

Stuart has 30 years experience in sustainability and resource management in the public and voluntary sectors.

He helped develop the first Regional Framework for Sustainability in the North West Action for Sustainability and the Joint Municipal Waste Management Strategy for Merseyside.


Stephen Sykes

Stephen is a global award-winning environmental / carbon management expert, focusing on integration into diverse project offers.

He is also active in numerous non-profits including Merseyside Environmental Trust (Chair), St Helens Climate Commission (Co-Chair), Faiths4Change, Nature Connected, and Co-ordinator of Green Drinks Liverpool.


Simone Greyling

Simone is focusing on supporting our localised net-zero campaign (2030zero) and multiple carbon and SDG consultancy projects.

Coming to 2030hub with a passion for sustainable tourism we think Simone will be a vital asset in helping Liverpool rebuild its hospitality and tourism sector with sustainability at its core post-Covid.