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


October 8, 2021
5th Element Group Partners with YondoMondo to Support the Advance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals


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

SDG Circle Founding Partner Celsius Continues Quest to Bank the Unbanked

Celsius announce payout of $250 million in interest to its users, topping 400,000 users as its token gains popularity.


June 23, 2021
5th Element and client-partner Workbay support Arkansas initiative to offer personalized training pathways to facilitate workforce realignment


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


April 27, 2021
5th Element client-partners and SDG Circle members and announce alliance to amplify social philanthropy efforts


April 21, 2021
5th Element client-partner announces winner of Tesla Cybertruck in premier WinTogether Charitable Sweepstakes Campaign

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5th Element Partners Led by Announce Global Clean Oceans Campaign on FinTech.TV CEO Tony DiMatteo announces what is expected to be a record-setting clean-up this summer of mid-oceans plastics with help from 5th Element and client-partners, Legacy Global Foundation, and Dollar Donation Club.


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


February 16, 2021
SDG Circle and SDG Impact Fund Co-founding Partner Celsius Announces Pay Out of $250 Million Interest to Its Users


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


January 11, 2021
5th Element Client Kingsland University Announces $1 Million Scholarship Fund for Hawaii Residents as Part of Statewide Workforce Diversity Initiative


December 10, 2020
5th Element client Kingsland University announces $20 Million ISA Fund Agreement to Accelerate Response to Workforce Realignment in Tech Sector


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


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

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.

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.


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

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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


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

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.”


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



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.


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

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

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