Building Bridges: Social Impacts and the Practice of Infrastructure Investment-image

December 18, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Building Bridges: Social Impacts and the Practice of Infrastructure Investment

 “You want to be doing a few things right rather than a lot of things superficially.” — Christy Pham, Senior Principal, British Columbia Investment Management Co. In the Building Bridges Webinar, co-hosted by Goal 17 Partners, The Fletcher School at Tufts University,...

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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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Recharging the Region: Sustainable Business in Post-Pandemic Asia-image

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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Sustainability Leadership In Japan In A COVID-19 World-image

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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The Opportunity Of The Moment-image

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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Getting To A Net Zero Carbon Economy-image

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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“Sustainability is a Belief System”-image

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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Our Moment to Create Lasting Value-image

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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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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The Search For Best Practices-image

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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Reconsidering Measures Of Value-image

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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