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Building a Better World

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Building a Better World

Building a Better World: Investing in the Sustainable Development Goals

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals are a guiding force to making a better and more just world. Embedded in these goals is an incredible need for capital and significant investment opportunities.

Please join DWS for a stimulating discussion and strategic outlook from leading impact fund managers and advisors where we will be discussing:

Global People's Summit

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Global People's Summit

Calling global change-makers, dreamers, do-ers and creators. We need YOUR voice to help shape conversations that impact the world. On 22 September, we'll be connecting the world to the United Nations to catalyze change, celebrate innovation and harness global good. Are you IN?

Global Day of Action

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Global Day of Action

25 September 2018 marks the third anniversary of the adoption of the SDGs. To mark this historic event, the Global Day of Action (#Act4SDGs) will bring together individuals in every corner of the world to take action for the SDGs: to end poverty and inequalities, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

UN Global Compact Reception

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UN Global Compact Reception

Co-hosted by the Government of Norway, join us for an evening of celebration and networking at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and experience first-hand why sustainable ocean business is the new frontier for the 2030 Agenda.

By invitation only. 

SDG Media Zone

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SDG Media Zone

The SDG Media Zone — a live format of interviews, panel discussions and other digital content—seeks to create, connect, and highlight the initiatives that the global community is working on to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Bringing together well-known personalities and Member States as well as content creators, influencers and media partners, the Zone provides a dynamic space to strengthen the commitment of the international community in support of the 2030 Agenda.

Momentum for Change Award

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Momentum for Change Award

UN Climate Change and The Climate Group

UN Global Compact Leaders Summit

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UN Global Compact Leaders Summit

As the main multi-stakeholder stocktaking opportunity during the UN General Assembly week, the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018 will bring an international community of leaders from business, investor groups, Government and civil society together at the United Nations for a collection of high-level engagement and networking opportunities.

Forests and Finance

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Forests and Finance

Although forests contribute up to a third of climate mitigation solutions, and forest restoration is one of the most effective strategies for carbon drawdown, forests only receive 2% of climate-related mitigation finance. Moreover, public sector finance for drivers of deforestation outpace sustainable forestry finance by 40 to 1, and private sector finance by 140 to 1.

Elements of Change

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Elements of Change

UNICEF and Comics Uniting Nations implemented the Climate Comic Contest that invited thousands of children and young people across the globe to develop a planet-protecting superhero. The winner of the contest brought her superhero 'Tre' to life in comic-book form called 'The Adventures of Brother Earth.'

Elements of Change

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Elements of Change

UNICEF and Comics Uniting Nations implemented the Climate Comic Contest that invited thousands of children and young people across the globe to develop a planet-protecting superhero. The winner of the contest brought her superhero 'Tre' to life in comic-book form called 'The Adventures of Brother Earth.'