Club de Madrid, Leading in a World of Converging Crises, Annual Policy Dialogue, World’s Largest Forum of Democratic Former Presidents and Prime Ministers
Club de Madrid is the world’s largest forum of democratic former presidents and prime ministers. Its policy dialogue has a cross-section of members and invitees to discuss the key policy issues of our times, bringing the rigour, real politik of having led nations, as well as ethical and moral perspectives to the exchange.Learn More
Financing the joint implementation of the SDGs and the European Green Deal
The European Green Deal is one of the world’s most advanced programmes in sustainability and is designed to transform the EU into a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy. A subset of the authors of the SDSN’s report to the EU discuss the substantial alignment of the European Green Deal with the SDGs, the challenges that need to be tackled and the huge financing needs. The session was chaired by lead author Phoebe Koundouri, Athens University of Economics and Business and president-elect of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. Members of the Force for Good team were co-authors and presented on the panel.Learn More
SALT Conference, New York, 2022
Salt SALT is a global thought leadership and networking forum encompassing finance, technology and geopolitics. Salt hosted a panel to discuss capital as a force for good, comprising expert practitioners drawn from the UN, asset management and insurance. Panelists: Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief, UNCTAD New York; Marina Severinovsky, Head of Sustainability, North America, Schroders; and Raman Srivastava, Executive Vice President & Global Chief Investment Officer, Great West Lifeco. Hosted and moderated by Ketan Patel, Chair of Force for Good.Learn More
SDSN Europe: 2nd European Green Deal Report by the Senior Working Group
“The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network has launched its second report of its Senior Working Group, focuses on how to finance the joint implementation of the SDGs and the European Green Deal. Force for Good is a member of the Senior Working Group and contributed to this report.”Learn More
Earthx, Dallas, Texas
EarthX is an international nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to educating and inspiring people and organizations to take action towards a more sustainable future worldwide
Force for Good initiative was represented at the 2022 Conference and participated in multiple events with the aim of presenting the role of capital as a force for good towards meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development GoalsLearn More
The CityUK International Conference 2022 Panel: Global Trade and Investment Megatrends
The CityUK’s 2022 International Conference focused on the UK’s role as an international financial centre and the opportunities and challenges to tackle if it is to retain its world-leading status. Force for Good participated in the event with Ketan Patel speaking on panel about global trade and investment megatrendsLearn More
2022 Doha Forum
Creating Sustainable Growth in the Gulf as the World Transitions to
Doha Forum is one of the world’s pre-eminent platforms for geopolitical dialogue, bringing together leaders in policy to discuss critical challenges facing our world, and to build innovative and action-driven networks. Ketan J Patel, Chair, Force for Good, participated in the 2022 Forum, speaking on a panel about the energy transition and Gulf States’ efforts to increase productivity and sustainable growth for future generations.Learn More
I love this Planet: The SDG Media Summit at COP26
The Force for Good leadership team launched the ‘I love this planet’ initiative at COP26 as part of the SDG Media Summit. See https://www.pvblic.org/sdgmediasummit. ‘I love this planet’ is a campaign designed to empower each of us as individuals, and as collective individuals forming groups, to do good with the aim of creating a movement for good. See www.ilovethisplanet.org). COP26 was a watershed moment for agreements on deforestation, phasing out coal, commitments to NetZero, a methane emission pledge and a carbon market deal. It also left much unsolved. For a summary of the status see https://www.forcegood.org/COP26.Learn More
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Capital As A Force For Good
7th World Investment Forum, Untied Nations Conference On Trade And
The Force for Good Initiative has hosted a series of high impact sessions at UNCTAD’s World Investment Forum in support of the UN Secretary General's strategy and roadmap for sustainable development to 2030, exploring the the challenges facing the world, the current efforts of finance industry leaders to address these, and the big ideas for the world to transition to a more sustainable and inclusive future.Learn More
A New Capitalism from Japanese and Global Perspectives Webinar: Co-hosted by Force for Good and the Government of Japan.
Sustainability is a megatrend of our times which is set to split the world into countries, industries and companies that are aligned on the direction of change, rise to lead that change and those that do not adapt. This important session considers the profound nature of the change and the implications for leaders, drawing on latest engagements with successful institutions that are managing this transition.
Force for Good and the Government of Japan are co-hosting a webinar to explore these topics and Japan's critical role as a change agent in the shift to a more sustainable world.Learn More
Leaders on Purpose, 2021 CEO Summit
The Fourth Annual Leaders on Purpose CEO Summit brings together the world’s top thought leaders, business visionaries, multilateral leaders, academics and CEOs, accelerating a new kind of leadership at the forefront of the new business logic, integrating purpose and profit. This year's Leaders on Purpose summit will focus on creating a shared vision as we look at building better for the future we all want.
Force for Good led the summit's Capital Markets & Sustainable Finance session, which focused on the global multi-stakeholder effort required to fund the world's urgent challenges, bringing together asset owners, financial services, technology, governments and multi-lateral institutions.Learn More
Global Leadership for the 21st Century
GL-21, a joint project of United Nations Office in Geneva and the World Academy of Art & Science, is a transdisciplinary, multisectoral, multistakeholder initiative to address the leadership vacuum preventing effective progress on pressing global challenges, identifying catalytic strategies and initiatives that can be taken to accelerate global and national progress.
Force for Good participated in the event session “Leadership for financing implementation of the SDGs” leading a panel of experts from the private sector, multi-lateral development banks, academia and the United Nations.Learn More