Tune in for the Global Engagement Forum Broadcast – Moving the #GlobalGoals from Aspiration to Achievement

Tune in for the Global Engagement Forum Broadcast – Moving the #GlobalGoals from Aspiration to Achievement

LIVE, Thursday, 11/ 12, 10am-1pm ET at www.pyxeraglobal.org
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Monday, November 9, 2015 - 9:00am

CAMPAIGN: Global Engagement Forum

CONTENT: Press Release

WASHINGTON, November 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - PYXERA Global is proud to announce The Global Engagement Forum Broadcast, streamed LIVE at pyxeraglobal.org from the Knight Studio at the Newseum in Washington D.C. This 3-hour event will bring tri-sector leaders together in an active dialogue on the Global Goals like never before.

Innovators from the UN Foundation, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, the Dow Chemical Company, The Nature Conservancy, the Case Foundation, and USAID will share their insights on how to make meaningful progress on the Global Goals by 2030.

Sign up here to receive a reminder to view the broadcast on pyxeraglobal.org on November 12 at 10am ET.

“We have the opportunity to change the narrative around development challenges,” says Deirdre White, CEO of PYXERA Global. “By combining the best attributes of every sector, we can create a culture of collaboration that can transforms the lives of millions of people worldwide.”

JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Viewers can directly engage in the Broadcast by submitting questions and comments to Forum thought leaders at #SDGforum on Twitter. The United Nations Foundation will moderate the global Twitter conversation and will be joined by media sponsors, @Global Daily, @Devex, @plusSocialGood, @3BLMedia, and @CSRwire. In addition to this virtual component, over two dozen universities and networked non-profits will host live Broadcast Meet-Ups throughout the United States and Africa to discuss the topics being addressed in the global conversation online.  


Are the Sustainable Development Goals Good for Development? Deirdre White kicks off the program alongside Sheryl WuDunn, author of A Path Appears and Half the Sky and Kathy Calvin, CEO of the UN Foundation. They will talk about the implications of the Global Goals.


COURAGEOUS COLLABORATION: What Do a Chemical Company, a Bank, and The Nature Conservancy Have in CommonGlenn Prickett, Chief External Affairs Officer at The Nature Conservancy, joins 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 talk 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 talk about 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 about the challenges and opportunities of activating youth worldwide. Clifton will talk about Gallup’s recent report, Where the Great Jobs Are and together, they will discuss how employment and the digital economy can engage young people to live prosperous lives.


And tune in for flash chats with leading social entrepreneurs:

  • Shobhita Soor, co-founder of Aspire, a HULT Prize winner, discusses insect-based protein and the fight for food security worldwide.
  • John Lewandowski, founder of Disease Diagnostic Group, winner of the MIT IDEAS Global Challenge for his invention of a cost-effective malaria diagnostic tool.
  • Scott Boylston, founder and CEO of Emergent Structures, an organization based in Savannah, GA that converts waste materials into new construction projects.

TUNE IN to pyxeraglobal.org on Thursday, November 12 from 10am – 1pm ET to learn how you can help move the Global Goals from aspiration to achievement.

Sign up here to receive a reminder to view the broadcast on pyxeraglobal.org on November 12 at 10am ET.

About PYXERA Global

PYXERA Global is hosting a series of events to bring the #GlobalGoals to life, including “The Global Engagement Forum” November 10-12, 2015. The forum will bring together leaders and organizations from across the public, private and social sectors to discuss how best to partner and move the goals from aspiration to achievement.

For more than 25 years, PYXERA Global has leveraged the unique strengths of corporations, governments, social sector organizations, educational institutions, and individuals to enhance the abilities of people and communities to solve complex problems and attain mutually beneficial goals.

The PYXERA Global team is passionate and dedicated to navigating challenges and pinpointing purposeful global engagement opportunities for its clients and partners. Initiatives include a wide range of services from local content development to global pro bono programs and integrated community development efforts that transform lives and livelihoods.

Contact: Katie Levey
Director of Media Relations