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June 13, 2024
Cisco Shares Fusion Cyber Success Story With Its Global Stakeholders


April 29, 2024
White House National Cyber Director Hosts and Spotlights Fusion Cyber


February 19, 2024
Fusion Cyber Partners CIsco and Student Freedom Initiative Continue Vital Engagement in Higher Ed


December 14, 2023
State of South Carolina to offer 50 full-pay Fusion Cyber student scholarships in 2024 via HBCUs


October 27, 2023
Cisco funds training scholarships with 5th Element partner Fusion Cyber and partner HBCU schools


October 6, 2023
Rosewood Companies provides funding for vet scholarships via 5th Element-facilitated partnerships


October 6, 2023
5th Element Doc, I AM SOMEBODY, Selected for Worldwide Premiere at Rio International Film Festival


October 4, 2023
Photo Journey of the Street Child Cricket World Cup in India, produced by 5th Element partner Street Child United

5th Element and SDG Circle Partner with Boss Beauties to Advance SDG 5 Opportunities

Boss Beauties teams with 5th Element to showcase partnership with UN women peacekeepers as examples of their global network of role models to help educate and empower women worldwide.


April 18, 2023
5th Element Leads Successful Search for CEO of National Women’s History Museum


March 10, 2023
Inaugural Fire and Ice Gala in Aspen Supports 100 Billion Meals Challenge and Future of Food Initiatives


February 1, 2023
Denmark Tech President Dr. Willie Todd Shares Impact of New Initiative With Cisco, Fusion Cyber and 5th Element


December 17, 2022
YouTube Phenom MrBeast features Street Child World Cup in collaboration with Street Child United and 5th Element

A Fifth Industrial Revolution

According to Aristotle, the fifth element, distinct from earth, fire, air and water, is exempt from change and decay, and found only in celestial bodies.

5th Element Founding Partner Jim Van Eerden, in an article published by the World Economic Forum and syndicated worldwide, contrasts the focus of the 5th Industrial Revolution in relation to the 4th Industrial Revolution, and explains why it matters. And it has something to do with quintessence.


October 31, 2022
5th Element Client-Partner Fusion Cyber teams up with Cisco and HBCU Denmark Tech To Diversify Cybersecurity


September 23, 2022
5th Element Helps Facilitate 100 Billion Meals announcement with Tony Robbins at Forbes 400 Philanthropy Summit


November 4, 2022
5th Element and Street Child United launch global effort to secure identities for 1,000,001 street-connected kids


May 25, 2022
5th Partner and SDG Circle Member New Apprenticeship announces expanding partnership with AWS

5th Element India Spotlight


5th Element Group PBC opened its Delhi office in 2019 under the leadership of country President, Pratik Gauri, to partner with iconic Indian brands. In the launch phase, with 5th Element support, Gauri helped found a Web 3.0 flagship brand called 5IRE, which itself is fast becoming an iconic Indian unicorn. 5th Element’s India strategy now focuses on feeding the 5IRE unicorn.


March 9, 2022
5th Element and the SDG Circle partner with Boss Beauties to feature Women Peacekeepers NFTs in campaigns


February 21, 2022
55th Element Client-Partner and SDG Circle Member 5ire Secures $100M Investment in A Round Investment


February 8, 2022
5th Element and Boss Beauties Create Global Partnership to Promote UN SDG #5 and Women in Frontier Tech


February 3, 2022
5th Element and 5ire, Co-founded by 5th Partner Pratik Gauri, Announce Global Partnership to Create For-benefit Tech Unicorn


October 18, 2021
5th Element client and SDG Circle member O’Bryrne Helps Drive WOC Investment Movement


September 14, 2021
5th Element Client and SDG Circle member New Apprenticeship completes $2.5M Seed Round to Solve Hiring Gaps


August 13, 2021
SAP Joins, 5th Element and Other SDG Circle Partners in Effort to Support Ocean Voyages Institute Campaign


June 9, 2021
Collaboration of 5th Element client-partners aims to set world record in oceans plastics removal with NGO Ocean Voyages Institute

NASDAQ Show Hosts 5th Element

5th Element principals Jim Van Eerden, Mark Sadovnick, Scott Rehmus and Col. Ron Garan discuss the nexus between purpose and performance.


March 25, 2021
Boys & Girls Clubs of America offers a Some Good News parody in thanks for the SGN masks delivered to help keep kids involved in chapter activities


October 22, 2020
Digital Diagnostics Changing the Landscape of Health Care with Autonomous AI-Based Diagnosis Technologies, with Help from Partners at 5th Element


February 3, 2021
Some Good News, The Starbucks Foundation, Sevenly, Legacy Global and 5th Element Celebrate Reaching the Goal of $2M Raised for COVID Charity Relief


December 3, 2020
5th Element, Sevenly and The Starbucks Foundation Help Rally SGN Community to Goal of $2 Million in COVID Relief Donations by Year-End

2020 RealLeader Award

5th Element Named to IMPACT 100 List with Tesla, Unilever and Others

Real Leaders magazine has selected 5th Element Group PBC as #100 on the IMPACT 100 Awards List, which spotlights companies around the world advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals. 5th was chosen based on its “leadership in crafting and implementing SDG-focused omniwins.”


November 5, 2020
5th Element and Partner to Launch a Charitable Sweepstakes featuring a Tesla Cybertruck


October 27, 2020
Trauma Free World Brings “Signs for Hope” Program to Deaf Orphans With Help from The Starbucks Foundation, SGN, and 5th Element


October 16, 2020
Selfhelp Provides Care to Thousands of Holocaust Survivors Using PPE Donations Organized by 5th Element with Direct Relief, SGN and The Starbucks Foundation

Restaurant Employee Relief Fund - featured

October 12, 2020
Restaurant Employee Relief Fund, Supporting 40,000 Restaurant Workers, Helped by Donations from PepsiCo and SGN through Partnership Coordinated by 5th Element



5th Element is working with the amazing people at SGN to connect the top-trending series to purpose-driven brands, like PepsiCo. Watch this clip to better understand the link between purpose and performance.


October 7, 2020
5th Element Client Signs Deal with Samsung TV Plus to Provide Quality Short Film Content from Around the World

La Fonda Boricua. Photo by World Central Kitchen/

October 5, 2020
World Central Kitchen’s Restaurants for the People Program Provides Emergency U.S. Relief Across with Support from SGN, the 5th Element and Starbucks

Photo Credit: NBC News.

October 1, 2020
Direct Relief Sends Emergency COVID-19 Aid Package to Fort Apache Indian Reservation with Support from SGN Community and 5th Element Client Sevenly

Lawrenceville Boys and Girls Club member Abigail, with Club Executive Director Mr. Rory Johnson behind her.

Photo credit The Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta /

September 8, 2020
Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta Re-opens to Provide Distance Learning Site for Members, Assisted by Donation from The SGN Community, 5th Element and Starbucks


August 11, 2020
Wall Street Journal Publishes Key Article from 5th Element Partner Hernando de Soto, Champion of Property Rights for the Poor


August 5, 2020
World Central Kitchen Enters Fifth Month of COVID-19 Emergency Food Relief Effort at Nationals Park, Receives Donation from SGN Community


July 30, 2020
Trauma Free World Uses Donation from 5th Element Partners, SGN and Starbucks to Empower One-on-One Tutoring for Cincinnati At-Risk Youth


July 27, 2020
Navajo Nation Receives COVID-19 Supplies from SGN Community Partners, Including 5th Element, Sevenly and The Starbucks Foundation, through Direct Relief


July 8, 2020
Entrepreneur Magazine Highlights This 29-Year-Old Serial Entrepreneur, Who Is Helping Move the World Towards the 5th Industrial Revolution


May 21, 2020
Famed Economist Hernando de Soto has partnered with 5th Element and The SDG Circle to help promote an Inclusive Economic Recovery


May 17, 2020
5th Element partners Starbucks with Some Good News, hosted by John Krasinski, to help launch The SGN Store at Sevenly


May 11, 2020
PepsiCo’s SGN partnership to benefit Restaurant Employee Relief Fund now includes Bill Murray vs. Guy Fieri Nacho Competition


April 26, 2020
5th Element partners PepsiCo with Some Good News, hosted by John Krasinski, to help Restaurant Employees Relief Fund


April 9, 2020
5th Element facilitates donation of authentic replica of the Pieta from SDG Circle member Richard Stewart to DC Museum


April 7, 2020
SDG Circle sponsor Dr. Nancy o’Reilly interviews girl up intiative Uganda’s amazing Monica Nyiraguhabwa


April 1, 2020
Speaker and author Beth Guckenberger from the Trauma Care Center at shares quarantine tips


March 25, 2020
SDG Circle member Pari Ibrahim from Free Yezidi Foundation featured on SDG#5 in Gucci’s 25 for 25 series


February 17, 2020
Brilliant Reads Interview With Pratik Gauri, India CEO at 5th Element and World Economic Forum Global Shaper


January 28, 2020
An Inside View on the World Economic Forum in 2020: Some Lessons Learned and How To Make the Most of It

2020 RealLeader Award

January 24, 2020
5th Element Group PBC Named to Real Leaders Magazine Annual IMPACT 100 Award List for its SDG OmniWins


January 22, 2020
Reckitt Benkiser India CEO Anchors Davos 2020 Panel on the Mission Paani Response to the India Water Crisis


January 21, 2020
UN SDGs Architect Jakob Trollbäck Releases Climate Leadership Playbook with 5th, d.light, FreshBox Farms

5th Element Group - Hero Graphic - v2-min (1)

January 15, 2020
World Economic Forum releases article from Van Eerden and Gauri: What the 5th Industrial Revolution Is

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