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July 28, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Headlines from the 2020 High Level Political Forum

The COVID-19 pandemic will have lasting impacts on the 17 SDGs and has implications for people, businesses, and the environment worldwide, according to the UN SDG Progress Report (E/2020/57). To name a few impacts: the pandemic is reversing the current...

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July 24, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

The Future Of Work In A Socially Distanced World

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a shift in many of the norms of our lives, including the ways we work. To adjust to these changes, employees have developed new skills and employers have had to rethink their strategies for recruiting...

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Women in the Workforce: How Has the Pandemic Impacted Gender Equality?-image

July 24, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Women in the Workforce: How Has the Pandemic Impacted Gender Equality?

In the second in a series of three online discussions Goal 17 Partners hosted in collaboration with Global Perspectives as part, Susan Myers moderated a discussion on gender equality with the following panelists: Yumiko Murakami of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Aragon St Charles of Hogan Lovells, Mihoko Kashiwakura of...

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July 24, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Recharging the Region: Sustainable Business in Post-Pandemic Asia

Goal 17 Partners, in collaboration with Global Perspectives, hosted a series of online discussions the week of July 20-21, 2020. The aim of these discussions was to  highlight and support the sustainability movement in Asia and drive continued momentum around equality and diversity....

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June 17, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Sustainability Leadership In Japan In A COVID-19 World

Goal 17 Partners joined the UN Global Compact for their 20th Anniversary Leaders Summit featuring 26 hours of continuous programming. Goal 17 Partners hosted a panel entitled  “Sustainability Leadership in Japan in a COVID-19 World.” The panel focused on challenges facing Japan...

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May 27, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Fireside Chat With Mike Milken and Scott Minerd

Mike Milken, Chairman of the Milken Institute, and Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, Guggenheim Partners, discuss the pathway forward from COVID-19 and its long-term implications on society and the economy. You can watch their fireside chat by...

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May 22, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

The Opportunity Of The Moment

Goal 17 Partners hosted the sixth in its series of webinars exploring the role of the private sector in solving pressing challenges facing society – the most urgent being COVID-19 and the pandemic’s social and economic consequences . Moderated by...

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How Do We Cultivate Innovation And Collaboration For Urban Mobility Solutions?-image

May 20, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

How Do We Cultivate Innovation And Collaboration For Urban Mobility Solutions?

As the world continues to urbanize and grapple with both the environmental and health challenges, countries around the world face challenges in meeting the needs of their growing urban populations, particularly around transportation, energy systems and other critical infrastructure.   According to the United Nations, 55% of the world’s population currently lives in...

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May 8, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Global Cooperation for Crisis Response

The UN Global Compact Academy convened a diverse group of speakers as part of its weekly series during the COVID-19 crisis, focused on the global cooperation needed not just to address the pandemic but also for the future. The discussion focused on...

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May 8, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Our Ongoing Commitment to Foster Collaboration

The work of Goal 17 Partners is dedicated to the essential role played by partnerships, and in particular the role of business, in approaching the challenges of creating an equitable, prosperous, and sustainable world. In the midst of the catastrophic human...

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May 6, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Build Back Better

On a recent call co-hosted by Goal 17 Partners for our network with colleagues from the UN, Dawda Jobarteh, Global Head of the SDG Strategy Hub, shared his insight on how the UN is thinking about recovery from the Covid-19...

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April 17, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

More Economic Support Is Needed For Recovery

Scott Minerd, chief investment officer of Guggenheim Investments, said there could be rolling shutdowns for the next two years, preventing a full-scale return to work, and that U.S. unemployment could reach as high as 17%. Speaking to Bloomberg’s Sonali Basak,...

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