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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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Rebuilding a Stronger Economy with Women-image

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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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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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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April 1, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Partnerships Are Needed Now More Than Ever

The Goal 17 Partners platform exists to engage the private sector in global development. As we currently face a great global development challenge, with COVID-19, we need the private sector to step up and help both now, as we try...

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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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March 25, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Emergency G20 Summit

The Background On Monday, March 23, the G20 finance ministers held a virtual meeting to lay the groundwork for today’s session of the G20 nation leaders. This meeting resulted only in broad declarations of commitments to address COVID-19 and the resulting...

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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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January 23, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Building Climate Resilience In Climate Risk Hotspots

The perfect combination of representatives from the UN, private sector, and government came together on a panel in the Goal 17 Partners space to discuss the intersection of climate, hunger, and conflict and the importance of partnerships in delivering impact...

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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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Mission Paani And The Campaign To Conserve Water In India-image

January 22, 2020 | 5th Element Group PBC

Mission Paani And The Campaign To Conserve Water In India

Panel moderator Jim Van Eerden, CEO of 5th Element Group, introduced this panel discussion by noting that an estimated 600 million people are suffering from acute water shortages. And while the government of India had embarked to get all of...

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