What we do

The RSA has been at the forefront of significant social impact for over 260 years. Providing platforms, opportunities and networks for all those who share our vision to connect, engage, share ideas and expertise.

From our staff, to our Fellowship, to partners and practitioners, we are an inclusive global community of over 30,000 influential and innovative problem solvers seeking ideas and solutions to resolve the challenges of our time.

Open and inclusive. We champion, curiosity, creativity and courage to inspire better ways of thinking and doing. Our proven change process, rigorous research and design skills, innovative ideas platforms and our wider convening power combine to enable the RSA to deliver solutions for lasting change

Our Impact Programmes

We aim to work on societal challenges where we can lead, provoke and drive impact.  We do this through programmes and project work in key areas where we and our Fellows have expertise. Key programmes include:

Design for Life


To regenerate people, place and planet.

Future of Work


Let's make work, work for all.

Regenerative Futures


A future where humans thrive as part of the Earth’s ecology.

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RSA Fellowship

The RSA Fellowship is an inclusive global community committed to finding better ways of thinking, acting and delivering change. RSA Fellows have been at the forefront of significant social impact for over 260 years. We invite you to be part of this change

Our approach to change

Social change is in our DNA. Our Living Change Approach is about understanding how to make it happen.

RSA events

Free public talks and debates bursting with new ideas.

Impact Report

Download the 2021-22 RSA Impact Report