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September 19, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Goal 17 Partners Joins Global Goals Week Coalition

Goal 17 Partners is excited to join over 100 partners as part of this year’s Global Goals Week Coalition. Global Goals Week is an annual week of action, awareness, and accountability for the SDGs. From September 18-26, the coalition will mobilize...

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September 19, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Leading The Way To The Global Goals

We hope you are well as we hit the 6-month mark of events that certainly changed our lives and ways of working forever. As we approach what will be a very different UN General Assembly – the first fully virtual...

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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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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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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

Innovative Partnerships In A Time Of Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis underscores the social and economic connectivity across the world, while at the same time exposing our vulnerability to extreme challenges like a pandemic. As governments and international institutions battle the pandemic, there are increasing calls for cross-sector...

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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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