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Partnerships Are Needed Now More Than Ever-image

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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Boosting Brain Health Through Innovation-image

January 22, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Boosting Brain Health Through Innovation

What if your car was broken, but the mechanic never looked at the engine? According to Professor Olivier Oullier, President of EMOTIV, “the engine is the brain” and the mechanic is the scientist/physician/researcher. Despite the fact that the brain is...

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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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Making Today Better to Affect Tomorrow-image

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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The Value Of Leaving Your Ego And Logo At The Door-image

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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