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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 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 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

More Economic Support Is Needed For Recovery

Scott Minerd, chief investment officer of Guggenheim Investments, said there could be rolling shutdowns for the next two years, preventing a full-scale return to work, and that U.S. unemployment could reach as high as 17%. Speaking to Bloomberg’s Sonali Basak,...

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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 16, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Rebuilding a Stronger Economy with Women

Women are bearing a disproportionate impact from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to experts taking part in a virtual roundtable hosted by Goal 17 Partners. Many of the service sector jobs facing significant losses due to the global recession are filled...

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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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April 1, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Pandemic Response Resources

During this time of unprecedented uncertainty and economic turmoil resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Goal 17 Partners stands more than ever for new levels of collaboration and innovation to harness the full potential of the private sector to drive solutions...

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