PARTNERSHIPS TO ACHIEVE THE GOALS

Food Security in a Pandemic – How Business Can Help

7th May 2020, 4pm-5pm BST. The COVID-19 pandemic does not affect us all equally. Geographic and economic factors contribute to access and affordability of the basics, which are magnified during an emergency. Businesses, from retailers and logistics, to entrepreneurs and technology, can play a role in delivering food for survival to all, including the vulnerable and marginalised.

Furthering the UN Global Goals: how Paralympians are striving for more than medals

This month sees the start of the Paralympic Games, and we will explore the transferable skills between sport, employment and entrepreneurship, as well as highlight athletes who have set up businesses to tackle food poverty, mental health, childhood development and the disability employment gap. This is a collaboration with two of our Knowledge Partners, Untapped and thinkBeyond. In this article, Anna Parisi, Co-Founder, Untapped, shines a light on Paralympians who are focusing on social impact projects outside of their lives as athletes.

How can business support charities and NGOs’ vital work during and post COVID-19?

23rd April 2020, 4.30pm-5.30pm GMT. Charities, globally, are at the forefront of supporting the vulnerable. Now more than ever their work is critical and the needs are increasing every day. With charities heavily reliant on public and private sector funding, their survival and continued impact is at risk. How can businesses, small and large, help them continue their work during and post-crisis?

How football, and photography, can be tools to help refugees rebuild their lives

Matthew Barrett is the Co-Founder of Goal Click, a global football storytelling platform helping people understand one another and the world through football. In this article, he introduces Goal Click Refugees, a series run in partnership with UNHCR, and articulates why the private sector must have a role in supporting displaced people around the world. Part of ‘Game On’ - a content stream exploring the intersection of sport, business and social impact, run in partnership with thinkBeyond.

Introducing Game On – Sport for Social Impact

Meaningful Business and thinkBeyond are excited to present ‘Game On’ - a content stream exploring the intersection of sport, business and social impact. In this launch article, Nick Keller, Founder and President of thinkBeyond, shares the multiple benefits of sport as a pathway for positive change, and its role in helping communities recover from the pandemic.