Liberating a new frontier.
MAKE THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE WITH US.
We stand at a precipice of an incredible opportunity to create and deliver moonshots that will transform our future.
Colonel Ronald Garan, Jr. (Ret)
Former NASA Astronaut
FLOATING IN DARKNESS
PRE-ORDER ACTIVATION BEGINS
Ron Garan, former NASA Astronaut and Co-founder of 5th Element, builds on the success of his first book Orbital Perspective with a powerful new book called Floating In Darkness. Ron’s new book inspires collective action from the perspective of awe and wonder, versus the perspective of fear and divisiveness. Contact us to request a copy of one of Ron’s books, or to book his epic multi-media presentation at your next event.
On the International Day of Peace (September 21, 2018), 5th Element Group PBC sponsored the SDG Frontier Finance Forum at the United Nations in New York. At that gathering, The SDG Impact Fund and a collaborative community (now called The SDG Circle) were announced to accelerate the path to achieving the UN’s Global Goals.
GETTING THINGS DONE TOGETHER
The SDG Circle is a flagship initiative of 5th Element Group PBC in partnership with Conveners.org and the Convening17 initiative. SDG Circle events bring together impact investors, donors and brand executives who create “traffic on the bridge” between KPI-driven performance and SDG-aligned impact.
In addition to access to some of the world’s most prestigious events, SDG Circle members receive a host of benefits customized for each member:
PERSONALIZED EVENT MAPPING
IMPACT PROJECT PLAN DESIGN
December 2019 | NOBEL PEACE PRIZE EXHIBITION 2019 OPENING – OSLO
The Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition 2019 featuring 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Abiy Ahmed Ali has been created in cooperation with celebrated photographer Finbarr O’Reilly. The official opening of the Exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center, sponsored by 5th Element Group, is December 11 — with the public opening scheduled the following day. An SDG Circle Delegation will celebrate by participating in Nobel Peace Prize festivities in Oslo that week.
December 2019 | SUSTAINABLE INVESTING CONFERENCE – NEW YORK CITY
5th Element is co-hosting the largest gathering ever of financial advisors and impact investing professionals to discuss the latest issues and trends surrounding Sustainable, Impact, and ESG (“Environmental, Social, and Governance”) Investing at the UN Headquarters in New York City, as well as Roundtable discussions and SDG Circle community receptions and meals. A 5th Element and SDG Circle Delegation will be participating in the full schedule of events.
October 2019 | OPPORTUNITY COLLABORATION – CANCUN, MEXICO
OC is an unconference in Mexico every October which brings together 500 changemakers from across sectors and geographies all working to alleviate poverty and injustice. 5th Element has partnered with OC this year and will be bringing 25 Fellows delegates – one of whom could be you!
SEPTEMBER 2019 | SDG FAMILY OFFICE IMPACT SUMMIT – NEW YORK
5th Element is co-hosted with Gitterman Wealth Management and Family Office Insights a private gathering of 250 Family Office, ESG, Impact, and Climate Change Experts to discuss the relationship between private capital and positive social change.
APRIL 2019 | SKOLL WORLD FORUM – OXFORD
5th Element Group co-hosted a session at Skoll World Forum with Conveners.org focused on SDGs 4 (Education), 5 (Gender Equality) and 14 (Life Under Water) and how we can get things done towards these goals! Delegates joined for several other Skoll events, surrounding Ecosystem Events and special 5th Gatherings.
MARCH 2019 | DECADE OF WOMEN CONFAB – WASHINGTON D.C.
The 2019 Decade Of Women Confab was an interactive workshop at The Congressional Club to unlock the urgent and important challenges in achieving SDG 5: Gender Equality, and a celebration of Women Of Change Award Winners.
MARCH 2019 | DECADE OF WOMEN CONFAB – NEW YORK CITY
The 2019 Decade Of Women Confab in New York City was a private gathering for supporters of SDG 5 as Elissa Fisher Harris and others shared successes and challenges for a shared trajectory in 2019 and beyond.
FEBRUARY 2019 | INDIAN LEADERSHIP CONCLAVE – DELHI
The 2019 ILC celebrated the nation’s top female leaders and entrepreneurs. Title Sponsor 5th Element Group launched their new headquarters in Delhi at the event, and two Indian leaders were awarded with the Women of Change® Award.
FEBRUARY 2019 | BLOCKCHAIN WEEK – LONDON
5th Element Group and Templum served as Co-Sponsors of London Blockchain Week, where leaders of the top ventures in blockchain gathered and new companies were featured. The week kicked off with the Blockchain Hackathon, followed by a 2-day conference/expo, workshops, and receptions.
SDG People® is a story-catching campaign to share the unique contributions of people all over the world to make an impact toward the achievement of the UN SDGs by 2030. We will share here pictures, stories, profiles and award-winners who inspire us in our shared efforts to create a more flourishing humanity. We also share below the work we commissioned from Ralph Reutimann as part of his SDG Impact Heroes® Series.
SDG CIRCLE BRIEFINGS
Get the latest on news from the SDG Circle relating to the active intersection of corporate brand leaders, donors, investors and solution-makers — where community is created connected to the shared quest to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
WHY WE PARTNER WITH A DONOR ADVISED FUND
TAX PLANNING BENEFITS
A DAF facilitates tax beneficial giving options for our donor-investors and liberates capital by leveraging tax advantages to convert donations into grants and Mission-Related (“MRI”) Investments.
A DAF can accept liquid and illiquid assets including collectibles, real estate, stocks, bonds and cash. A DAF can also accepts digital assets as well, with no fiat conversion required.
A community of donors can leverage the services and resources of other partners/donors to multiply the impact of their donation through match giving, collective marketing, contests, etc.