18 July 2019

Massimo Lapucci represented the EFC at the UN ”Philanthropy & the SDGs” event in New York

EFC Chair, Massimo Lapucci spoke on behalf of the EFC at the UN event ”Philanthropy & the SDGs” in New York, taking place during the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development under the auspices of the ECOSOC.

The event sought to create a dedicated space to discuss the current models of philanthropic engagement to implement the 2030 Agenda, and to identify opportunities to scale up philanthropic leadership and transformational action to further accelerate SDG implementation.

Massimo took part in the opening dialogue, setting the scene for further discussions alongside Tsitsi Masiyiwa, Higherlife Foundation, Neera Mundy, Dasra and Heather Grady, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.

Other EFC members were present at the event, including Jesper Nygård, Realdania who spoke in a later session on how to effectively scale up philanthropic engagement.

The session was recorded and can be viewed in full below.

Visit here for more information on the ”Philanthropy & the SDGs” event.