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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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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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April 14, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Our Moment to Create Lasting Value

Our first series of virtual roundtables, marking what would have been the World Bank’s spring meetings, are focused on addressing sustainability and corporate purpose commitments in the face of the COVID-19 epidemic and the global recession. So we wanted to share our...

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March 30, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Tokyo 2021

We understand and appreciate the decision of the Japanese government and the International Olympic Committee to postpone the XXXII Olympiad – now scheduled to begin July 23, 2021. The unprecedented global health challenge of COVID-19 demands an unprecedented response from...

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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

The Search For Best Practices

How can investors, civil society and project developers collaborate to reduce risk and maximize positive impact as it relates to social factors in infrastructure? To explore this multifaceted issue, Goal 17 Partners convened a panel representing investment and civil society...

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January 22, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Reconsidering Measures Of Value

Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Earnings-per-Share (EPS), and Yield are measures of value that are foundational to the management of our economy, corporations, and markets. For decades these widely-recognized quantitative measures have been used to plan development, allocate capital, and determine...

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

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 19, 2020 | Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Investments

For a Sustainable Future, Measure Economic Impact Not Output

As a longtime consumer of economic statistics—some would say a fanatical, obsessive consumer of such stats—I have come to realize two important things about data. First, you have to look at the right numbers. And second, even the “right” numbers...

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January 25, 2019 | Guggenheim

The Path to Financing Sustainable Development

In a world that has sizable infrastructure, the challenge is in how to meet the significant capital needs and to ensure that the development is done sustainably. A two-part presentation in the Goal 17 Partner space addressed the issue. In...

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January 24, 2019 | Goal 17 Partners

Winning Over the Skeptics in an Era of Disbelief

While partnerships are a powerful catalyst for innovation, any ground-breaking idea can be derailed in infancy without the crucial buy-in it requires. Whether in finance, technology, healthcare or virtually any industry, innovation and transformative ideas are often preceded by initial...

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