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July 28, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Headlines from the 2020 High Level Political Forum

The COVID-19 pandemic will have lasting impacts on the 17 SDGs and has implications for people, businesses, and the environment worldwide, according to the UN SDG Progress Report (E/2020/57). To name a few impacts: the pandemic is reversing the current...

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July 24, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Women in the Workforce: How Has the Pandemic Impacted Gender Equality?

In the second in a series of three online discussions Goal 17 Partners hosted in collaboration with Global Perspectives as part, Susan Myers moderated a discussion on gender equality with the following panelists: Yumiko Murakami of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Aragon St Charles of Hogan Lovells, Mihoko Kashiwakura of...

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July 24, 2020 | Goal 17 Partners

Recharging the Region: Sustainable Business in Post-Pandemic Asia

Goal 17 Partners, in collaboration with Global Perspectives, hosted a series of online discussions the week of July 20-21, 2020. The aim of these discussions was to  highlight and support the sustainability movement in Asia and drive continued momentum around equality and diversity....

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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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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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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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April 22, 2019 | Goal 17 Partners

Financing Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure

At the Natural Capital Symposium, Goal 17 partners World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Guggenheim Partners explored how to finance more resilient and sustainable infrastructure projects across the world. The challenge – and the opportunity – is enormous. As Ryan Bartlett...

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January 23, 2019 | Goal 17 Partners

The Quest For An Economy That Serves The Soul As Well As The Wallet

Economic models rarely include a lengthy consideration of moral values. But this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos experienced at least one session that involved more soul-searching than profit maximization. At an intimate roundtable, Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the...

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