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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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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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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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