Headlines From The 2020 Green Horizon Summit: The Pivotal Role Of Finance-image

November 12, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Headlines From The 2020 Green Horizon Summit: The Pivotal Role Of Finance

“We need a shift in our economic model that places nature and the world’s transition to net zero at the heart of how we operate, prioritizing the pursuit of sustainable, inclusive growth in the decades to come.” HRH The Prince of...

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April 16, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Getting To A Net Zero Carbon Economy

Private sector leaders are increasingly making bold public commitments toward achieving net-zero or even carbon negative goals. But there is still a $5.7 trillion annual funding gap in green infrastructure to limit the world to 1.5°C of warming, according to...

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April 15, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

“Sustainability is a Belief System”

With markets facing acute pressure from the global pandemic and a possible prolonged recession on the horizon, how can investors and private sector leaders reinforce their commitments to sustainability and stakeholder purpose? The first of the series of virtual roundtables, (Re-)Building...

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Future-Proofing Business: A New View of Risk, Reward, and Impact-image

January 24, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Future-Proofing Business: A New View of Risk, Reward, and Impact

How do investors and insurance companies prepare for climate change, aging societies and the other pressing challenges of the next decade? Representatives of Guggenheim Partners, Willis Towers Watson and the Bank of England came together at Goal 17 Partners on...

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January 23, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Building Climate Resilience In Climate Risk Hotspots

The perfect combination of representatives from the UN, private sector, and government came together on a panel in the Goal 17 Partners space to discuss the intersection of climate, hunger, and conflict and the importance of partnerships in delivering impact...

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January 21, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Making Today Better to Affect Tomorrow

You don’t have to be a world leader to make an impact. Melati Wijsen and Cruz Erdmann are two young environmental activists who are taking big steps towards becoming more sustainable and leaving a positive impact on the environment. Melati,...

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January 21, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Testing Sustainability Standards

How can investors assess sustainability using accounting standards when considering infrastructure investments? A panel of experts explored the opportunities and challenges of international standards to measure the sustainability of the rapidly growing investment class at the Goal 17 Partners space...

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January 21, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

A New Deal for Nature

Business for Nature launched its high-level policy recommendations to governments on Tuesday, urging policy makers to take ambitious decisions to drive global systemic and transformative change. Calling 2020 a “Super Year,” the partnership of business leaders and conservation advocates said...

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January 21, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Live Stream: Business Leadership In The 2020 Super Year For Nature

2020 will be a Super Year for nature and people with world leaders having a unique opportunity to forge international agreements to reverse nature loss. Business for Nature is a global coalition bringing together influential organizations and forward-thinking businesses to...

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January 20, 2020 | 5th Element Group PBC

Climate Leadership: What It Is, And How To Get It Done

At the World Economic Forum 2020, Jakob Trollback, the architect of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals framework, has unveiled a new initiative to foster Climate Leadership across corporate, investor, donor and NGO institutions.  Trollback advances the core principles of opportunity...

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January 23, 2019 | Guggenheim

Building Global Resilience Through the Oceans

The ocean is critical to sustaining life on earth and is a major driver of the global economy. The ocean absorbs a quarter of all CO2 emissions and generates 50% of the earth’s oxygen. The ocean also generates about US$2.5...

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January 20, 2019 | The World Wildlife Fund

Sustainable Infrastructure Needs to Look Beyond Climate Change

We Need to Build Wisely New infrastructure development is essential if we are to meet the food, water and energy needs of a growing global population and deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals. Yet expected public and private investment of...

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