Applying financial solutions and technological innovation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) By Jay Collins, Vice Chairman Corporate & Investment Banking, Citi Group. The Sustainable Development Goals include 17 broad based objectives and 169 specific targets The estimated annual cost to achieve these goals is $3.5-5 trillion, while only about $1.5 trillion has been […]
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Below is a powerful presentation by Aniket Shah about financing sustainable development. Aniket Shah is leading the Financing for Sustainable Development Initiative at Sustainable Development Solution Network (SDSN) in New York. Aniket Shah has been seconded from Investec Asset Management to join SDSN from 2014-2015, where he is the Program Leader of the Financing for […]
By Yehuda Kahane and Glenn Yago Immense technological changes introduced since the beginning of the industrial revolution have contributed to substantial economic growth and prosperity. Accompanying this growth are equally substantial environmental and societal risks that threaten the very survival of humankind. Humankind faces several immediate structural existential threats: The global population consumes annually about […]
Prof. Yehuda Kahane, Tal Ronen and Shalom Elcott, the YK Center leadership team, attended the PSI conference at the headquarters of Allianz in Munich, Germany, Oct 5-6, 2016. Listening to the presentations and discussing the B2T conversation with Mr. Butch Bacani, Programme Leader, UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) Initiative, it is clear that the […]
Prof. Yehuda Kahane’s presentation at the 70th anniversary of the Israel Society of Actuaries, June 20th 2016, discussing the threats and the tremendous opportunities available to the insurance industry in the face of a changing world, his vision for the future and our responsibilities to our families, our children and future generations.
Dror Pockard, YK Center Chief Impact Officer, talks about moving from purpose to impact at the Sustainable Brands conference, San Diego, CA, June 2016 YK Center was a sponsor for the conference, and help the The 2nd Global GameChangers Impact Lab™ in parallel to the conference.
Presented to world leaders at the 2014 United Nations Climate Summit in New York, this short inspirational film shows that climate change is solvable. We have the technology to harness nature sustainably for a clean, prosperous energy future, but only if we act now. Narrated by Morgan Freeman, it calls on the people of the […]
Prof. Yehuda Kahane addresses the International Insurance Society at their June 2012 conference in Rio, Brazil: A Call to action for the Insurance around the globe
Just seven months ago we organized a large international conference on renewable energy at Tel Aviv University. Oil prices were peaking, and Al Gore’s opening presentation about the risks of global warming and the need to develop alternative and renewable sources of energy couldn’t have had a better and more receptive audience. Since then, we […]
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