The 5th Industrial Revolution Is Here.

Join leading brand executives, impact investors and donors creating “omniwins” with us in the quest to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals!


We are a global brain trust with the capacity to connect you with “omniwin” partners to grow your business, attract top talent, and leave a positive impact on society and the environment.

Our team has expertise and trust relationships with leaders across sectors and geographies that allow for agility, creativity and scale. Whether you are a corporate intrapreneur, impact investor, donor or non-profit leader, we partner alongside you in your impact journey.

Community Collaboration
SDG Circle Membership
Launching and sponsoring gatherings around the world, 5th Element’s SDG Circle is a relationship-centric community of the like-minded focusing on sharing, learning, collaboration and capitalization for SDG-aligned initiatives.
Omniwin Consulting
Design Fee and Referral Services
5th Element leverages its global braintrust network to provide management consulting to connect performance with purpose, as well as success-based referral services to activate sustainable strategic partnerships.
Executive/Mgmt. Search
Aligning the Human Element
We partner with organizations to attract “right fit/culture add” leaders through our global network and a service model that facilitates Workplace Wellbeing, “Nonflict” Resolution and Diversity & Inclusion just practices training.



5th Element Group PBC opened its Delhi office in 2019 under the leadership of country President, Pratik Gauri, and announced its strategy to partner with 5 iconic Indian brands.

5th an outstanding global braintrust network.
5th Element has emerged as a flagship brand -- called 'a Maestro of the Omniwin' -- for corporations, investors, donors and SDG solution-makers who want to collaborate to get things done with leverage, speed and scale.``
Join us on the

As part of our dedication to collaboration as essential to accomplishing the UN Global Goals, we are making our way through the SDG Circle Tour Events schedule, which includes 5th Element-sponsored events and initiatives led by the growing social impact-motivated community.

January 21-25, 2019 | Davos
December 11, 2019 | Oslo
December 10, 2019 | New York City
Family Office Impact Summit
Nobel Laureate Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali
Family Office Impact Summit – Ed Martin, Mark Sadovnick
Nobel Peace Prize 2019 – Jim Van Eerden, Jacob Trollbäck
Nobel Peace Prize 2018
Family Office Impact Summit – Gayle Jennings-O’Byrne
Latest news
Updates about "Traffic on the Bridge" between KPI-Driven Performance and SDG-Aligned Impact
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May 15, 2019
World Economic Forum releases article from Van Eerden and Gauri: What the 5th Industrial Revolution Is, and Why it Matters


December 10, 2019
2019-20 Nobel Laureate Exhibit at the Nobel Peace Center, sponsored by 5th Element, opens in Oslo


December 9, 2019
5th Element Group Co-hosts the 2019 Sustainable Investing Conference at the UN Headquarters


September 25, 2019
5th Element Group Sponsors Women of Change Award Honoring Niyanta Spelman of Rainforest Partnership



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.

What Community Members Say
Sharing excitement from the intersection of leading edge performance and world-changing purpose.
“The principals of 5th Element Group PBC have been friends of the United Nations for years and are global champions for the Sustainable Development Goals in numerous ways.  5th Element champions the SDG framework at UN events and events around the world, as well as with all their investor, donor, NGO and brand clients. I recommend them wholeheartedly.”
William KennedySenior Programme Officer, UN Office for Partnerships
“Huge thanks! The 5th Element Group’s campaign with charity: water put a spotlight on the particular impact of clean water access for women and girls.”
Scott HarrisonFounder and CEO, charity: water
“We are so grateful for 5th Element’s support to share our cause. The capital their campaign provided is changing our impact dramatically.”
Pari IbrahimFounder, Free Yezidi Foundation
“The world needs 5th Element Group! The Indian Leadership Conclave and the movement it represents is important and inspiring, for people here in India and all around the world who are working towards the emergence of women into governance and economic stakeholder roles.”
Kavita GuptaFounding Managing Partner, ConsenSys Ventures
“The union of four forces at the 5th Element’s Indian Leadership Conclave – the government, finance, technology, and business sectors – will surely trigger new opportunities for more effective collaborations.”
Meena NarulaIndia Country Director, Water for People & Women of Change Award Recipient
“5th Element is re-defining how omniwin models can help us achieve the SDGs.”
Bobby KiaFounder of The People's Prize
“We need to explore new ways to provide more funding to address crisis issues relating to our oceans, and 5th Element is advancing creative solutions.”
Alexandra CousteauFounder, Oceans2030

Born out of the Decade Of  Women initiative launched at the United Nations in 2018, the SDG5 Global Alliance is an omniwin movement launched with sponsor funding from 5th Element Group, Women Connect 4 Good Foundation, and members of The SDG Circle. The SDG5 Global Alliance helps fund and promote inspirational activations supporting the empowerment of women and girls worldwide as key to achieving all 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The SDG5 Global Alliance has commissioned an art piece that was unveiled at the SDG Family Office Impact Summit at the United Nations in September of 2019. This piece, titled “Women of Change,” was created by the SDG5 Global Artist in Residence, Kristin Simmons.

SDG5 Artist in Residence

Get the latest on our upcoming events and community updates, as we join together in the shared quest to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.