The first RELX Group SDG Inspiration Day took place on 10 October 2018 at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California entitled Disruptive Technology to Advance the SDGs: Innovation for good to achieve the global goals. Key themes included innovative finance for change, the nexus for banks, angels and other funders; feed the world - new approaches to agriculture to improve health and poverty reduction; information for all, better not just more content to advance knowledge; and artificial intelligence and the rule of law.
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Dr. Nicholas Haan, Chair, Global Grand Challenges, Singularity University
Amanda Ellis, Executive Director, Hawaii and Asia Pacific at the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability: Innovation and the SDGs
Rosedel Davies-Adewebi, Senior Manager, Innovation, UN Global Compact: Disruptive Technology and the SDGs
Jorge Heraud, CEO, Blue River Technology: Breakthrough Technology and the SDGs
Lisa Altieri, CEO & Founder, Climate Solutions Net: Technology for Individual Action on the SDGs
Shally Shankar, Founder & Managing Director, AiiM Partners: Investment and the SDGs
RELX Group business leaders and the SDGs, hosted by Neil Chase: Josh Becker, Chairman, Lex Machina; Nik Reed, COO, Ravel Law; Frank Teruel, SVP/GM of ThreatMetrix; Matt Waits, CEO Proagrica Enterprise; Jean-Gabriel Bankier, President and CEO, bepress
Dr Márcia Balisciano, Director of Corporate Responsibility, RELX Group
On 6 November 2018 at Taets Art and Event Park in Amsterdam, we held The Power of Partnerships to advance the SDGs. We engaged funders, including financial service firms, government representatives, and investors; business including professional services and manufacturing firms; academia, including university colleagues and researchers; and not-for-profits working across a range of sectors, including youth-led organisations.
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Márcia Balisciano, Director, Corporate Responsibility, RELX Group
Hugo von Meijenfeldt, SDG Coordinator, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Nour Barakeh, Pharmacist and activist
Herman Mulder, Chair of the Board of the SDG Charter Foundation, Netherlands