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EO members worldwide are and have been "making our mark" and having a tremendous impact on our growing businesses, the communities we serve and operate in as well as our neighbours, families, friends and each other. As we celebrate EO's 30th anniversary, I challenge you, my fellow entrepreneurs (EO members and prospective members), throughout the world to widen your focus and scope.
Let's use this platform to show the world that we are committed to making the #EOImpact a universal and longstanding one.
Brian Brault, EO Western New York
Global Chairman, FY2017/2018
“Watch how entrepreneurs are solving some of the world’s greatest challenges with the UN SDGs!”
By Steve Distante, EO NY Long Island
Use #EOImpact on social media to tell other members how you are making an impact!
End Poverty in all of its forms everywhere
EO Utah member Fred Johnson is the creator of the Mali Rising Foundation, bringing education to those children who wouldn't have received it otherwise.
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture
EO Nashville members band together during the holidays to provide charities and food pantries with help and resources for the community.
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
EO GSEA's 2011 winner, Ludwick Marishane, championed good health and wellbeing through sanitation and a bit of ingenuity in his work and his 2012 TEDx talk, "A Bath without Water."
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Quality education is paramount to building sustainable countries and Sometimes, all it takes is a little spark to start a revolution. Just ask Stacey Brewer and Ryan Harrison, EO Johannesburg members who are redefining the educational ecosystem in South Africa.
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Are you working to empower women through championing female representation in the public sphere, or helping protect those women and children who do not have a voice?
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
Phil Wilson, EO Guatemala member, is the founder of EcoFiltro, a social business aimed at providing one million rural Guatemalans with clean water by 2020
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Are you working to support increased funding and policy for renewable energy?
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
EO Shanghai member Monique Maissan experienced an opportune moment, realizing her true purpose: to empower women in India's handloom industry with a living wage for textiles produced from recycled plastic yarns. She tells us about her journey to provide decent work and, by extension, economic growth for the women her business supports.
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
When an innate desire to change lives meets opportunity, life-changing accomplishments are made. This is where EO Mexico City member Pablo Hernandez O'Hagan's commitment liesÃ¢â‚¬â€to help build a peer-to-peer community of entrepreneurs true to EO?
Reduce inequality within and among countries
What do a university in Kenya, a women's entrepreneurship group in Peru and a non-profit in Nigeria have in common? They are just a few of the many ways in which EO is engaging the local entrepreneurial ecosystem on a global scale. By building these new relationships, and through our growing commitment to globalization, EO members are helping us further realize our vision of becoming the world's most influential community of entrepreneurs.
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Are you working to support better urban planning in developing countries?
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Are you fighting environmental pollution with positive results?
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Are you working to support the integration of climate change policies into national policies?
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
Are you working to protect the ocean and its inhabitants?
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
Daniel Pfeifer is a member of EO Zurich, CEO of the ba institute and founder of ourpiece.com came up with the idea to crowd-source funding to save the rainforest. Our Piece is an organization that provides a streamlined way for anyone to make an impactful contribution to protecting the rain forest. EO caught up with Daniel to learn how this innovative business model works.
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
Are you working to reduce violence and end abuse?
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.
A number of EO members across the globe are using "Impact Entrepreneurship" to develop companies that ultimately strengthen the countries in which they operate. Read about some of their work.