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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 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

The Value Of Leaving Your Ego And Logo At The Door

What is an omniwin partnership? To the 5th Element Group and its partners, it is about identifying long term mutual benefits between partners— the ultimate ‘win-win’ arrangement. Omniwin modeling includes traditional “PPP” (Public-Private Partnership) approaches as well as unique alternative strategies for...

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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 20, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

“When We Act Together Change Happens”

Goal 17 Partners welcomed this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting attendees declaring that “the view from the top should be more than the bottom line” as it kicked off a week of thought leadership and business action to support...

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January 23, 2019 | Goal 17 Partners

Expanding the Reach of Health Care Through Collaboration

Co-Impact, a global collaborative for system change, is taking on the last mile for health – bringing healthcare within the reach of the 1 billion people who don’t have it. They are on a mission to save 20 million lives...

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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 22, 2019 | Goal 17 Partners

How to Solve the World’s Greatest Challenges

Global partnerships represent a foundation for optimism about the world’s future, in contrast to the pessimistic mood of the international community, according to several of the leading advocates for sustainable development at the World Economic Forum. Speaking at the launch...

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January 20, 2019 | The World Wildlife Fund

The 2030 Agenda: Many Hands Needed

One way to tackle daunting, seemingly impossible, challenges is to break them down into manageable “chunks” and share-out responsibility for these among a large number of willing and qualified people. Such is it with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals that...

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January 17, 2019 | Guggenheim

Sustainability Through the Power of Partnerships

While the need for sustainable development is great, it simply will not be possible for one government, firm, organization, or person to solve the infrastructure and development challenges of our society. Meeting these challenges will require a group effort. An...

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January 10, 2019 | The World Wildlife Fund

Time to Shift from Commitments to Action

In September 2015, the Member States of the UN agreed the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, to address economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development in a balanced and integrated manner. Included are 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with...

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