Global Scans · Partnerships for the Goals · Weekly Summary

In September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If these Goals are completed, it would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.
Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.

  • [New] Pakistan and Africa could unlock new opportunities for trade, investment and partnership, ultimately contributing to the socio-economic development and prosperity of both regions. DAWN.COM
  • [New] The European Space Agency and Nasa have announced a partnership for the ExoMars Rosalind Franklin mission to enable the Rosalind Franklin rover to get to Mars by 2030. Engineering and Technology Magazine
  • [New] The Lenovo-Digital Realty partnership forms a critical cornerstone of the hybrid AI vision, enabling organizations to harness the full potential of emerging technologies to deliver innovation faster. Yahoo Finance
  • [New] Strategic partnerships with international players will provide Vietnamese companies with access to cutting-edge technologies, new markets, and the potential to enhance their overall competitiveness. Vietnam Economic Times | VnEconomy
  • [New] Building on a strong three-decade partnership, the World Bank will continue supporting Viet Nam's climate and development goals, including achieving net zero by 2050 and high-income status by 2045. World Bank
  • [New] Today's news of ServiceNow and Microsoft's expanded partnership represents the next phase of innovation for their customers and how their two platforms will empower the next generation of AI-driven digital business. Yahoo Finance
  • [New] The US State Department has recently announced a partnership with the Government of Vietnam to explore opportunities to build semiconductors there, using funds created by the 2022 Chips Act. BlackRock
  • [New] An update to US international cyberspace policy will leverage partnerships to defend against cyberattacks on critical infrastructure and help prevent surveillance misuses. Nextgov/FCW
  • [New] There are opportunities across all sectors for UK companies looking to do business and invest, and Algerian companies are keen to form mutually beneficial partnerships and joint ventures.
  • [New] International partnerships provide opportunities for knowledge sharing, technology transfer, and capacity building, enabling Zimbabwe to implement sustainable practices and policies. The Standard
  • [New] ZDA is showcasing and highlighting investment opportunities in the agricultural sector, and fostering partnerships with stakeholders to drive growth and development in Zambia's agricultural industry. Zambia Development Agency
  • [New] Gas Networks Ireland is one of several industry stakeholders funding a €16 million strategic partnership with Irish third-level institutions that will examine how to holistically decarbonise the overall Irish energy sector. Eolas Magazine
  • [New] The UK and Colombia will use their High-Level Dialog to review progress against the ETAP ETAP, as part of their joint programme of work on climate change and nature, captured by the UK-Colombia Partnership for Sustainable Growth. GOV.UK
  • [New] Teams in place in key markets are dedicated to identifying business opportunities and establishing commercial partnerships for PET biorecycling technology, with first agreements expected in 2024. Macau Business
  • A partnership with Johnson & Johnson MedTech will see integration of NVIDIA's AI technology in surgical procedures to enhance real-time analysis and broaden the application of AI algorithms in surgical decision-making, education and collaboration within operating rooms. Healthcare IT News
  • Expanded partnership with Microsoft that will leverage Microsoft Copilot and Cognizant's advisory and digital transformation services to help employees and enterprise customers operationalize generative AI and realize strategic business transformation. News | Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • In partnership with Russia and more than a dozen other countries and organizations, China is leading the construction of the International Lunar Research Station, which is intended to take shape in the mid-2030s at the Moon's south pole for scientific exploration and resource exploitation. Scientific American
  • Coinbase Global Inc. plans to establish partnerships with local financial institutions and stakeholders in Canada to encourage the adoption of digital assets and promote economic development. Yahoo Finance
  • Expanded partnership will leverage Microsoft Copilot and Cognizant's advisory and digital transformation services to help employees and enterprise customers operationalize generative AI and realize strategic business transformation. News | Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • Payment processing provider Episode Six and DCS Card Centre, Singapore-licensed financial institution, has announced a partnership that will enable fintech companies to issue their own branded credit cards through their own customer interface. FinExtra
  • With a constantly evolving cyber threat landscape and rapid digitalization of financial services globally, close public-private partnership between key financial sector players is essential to engendering cyber resilience of the financial ecosystem. Fintech Singapore
  • Velocity Frequent Flyer and one of Australia's leading energy retailers, AGL Energy, have entered into a new strategic partnership giving millions of Australians the opportunity to earn Velocity Points through electricity and gas plans. Virgin Australia Newsroom
  • Zscaler and BT have announced an expanded partnership that will position BT as the first global service provider to offer a full suite of managed security services based on the Zscaler AI-driven Zero Trust Exchange cloud security platform. Intelligent CISO

Last updated: 27 May 2024

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