On the morning of November 12, many joined us for a live broadcast from the Knight Studio at the Newseum from 10am-1pm EST. Watch the entire broadcast above or follow the links below to watch specific segments.
In a series of conversations and flash chats, we amplified for a global audience the key lessons and commitments of the Global Engagement Forum which took place November 10-11.
OPENING DISCUSSION: Are the Sustainable Development Goals Good for Development?
Deirdre White, PYXERA Global’s CEO, kicked off the program alongside Sheryl WuDunn, author of A Path Appears and Kathy Calvin, CEO of the UN Foundation, to talk about the implications of the Global Goals.
COURAGEOUS COLLABORATION: What Do a Chemical Company, a Bank, and The Nature Conservancy Have in Common?
Glenn Prickett, Chief External Affairs Officer at The Nature Conservancy, joined Mark Weick, Director of Sustainability Programs at Dow and Matt Arnold, Managing Director and Head of Environmental Affairs at JPMorgan Chase to discuss how courageous collaboration can result in projects that are good for business and good for nature.
PIONEERING THE MINDSET: How Can Corporate Leaders Commit to Changing the World?
Mark Kramer, Co-Founder of the Shared Value Initiative and Stan Litow, Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs at IBM and President of the IBM Foundation talked about how their organizations have pioneered change in how companies approach purposeful global engagement, and how future leaders can embrace the opportunity to become pioneers.
SHOW ME THE MONEY: How Can Blended Capital Advance the SDGs?
Ricardo Michel, Director, Center for Transformational Partnerships at USAID, Kate Ahern, VP of Social Innovation at The Case Foundation and Donna Callejon, Chief Business Officer at Global Giving discussed how new funding models and blended capital are changing the way organizations approach the SDGs.
ACTIVATING YOUTH: The Opportunity and Challenge of the Next 15 Years
Alicia Lenze, the Head of CSR at SAP, speaks alongside Jon Clifton, the Managing Director of Gallup Global Analytics talked about the challenges and opportunities of activating youth worldwide. Clifton talked about Gallup’s report, Where the Great Jobs Are and together, they discussed how employment and the digital economy can engage young people to live prosperous lives.
The Broadcast also featured Flash Chats from key innovators, including:
The live broadcast was proudly sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company, SAP, and the UN Foundation.