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News Highlights


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


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


September 14, 2020

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


February 3, 2022

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


September 14, 2020

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


December 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 2020

5th Element and Partner to Launch a Charitable Sweepstakes featuring a Tesla Cybertruck to Fund Arbor Day Foundation’s Time for Trees® Initiative

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 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


August 2020

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


August 11, 2020

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


July 2020

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

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.


May 2020

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


April 2020

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


April 2020

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


April 2020

Mission’s co-founder Drew Brees of the NFL’s New Orleans Saints featured in Men’s Journal

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.”


September 2019

5th Element Cited as “Maestro of the Omniwin” in Real Leaders Magazine Feature Story


June 2019

World Economic Forum Features 5th Industrial Revolution Article by Gauri and Van Eerden


May 2019

5th Element Colleague Pratik Gauri Featured as 30-Under-30 Global Business Leader


April 2019

5th Element Group Completes $1.2 Million Match Campaign With charity: water


January 2019

Jim Van Eerden to Deliver Keynote Address at 5th Annual London Blockchain Week


August 2018

Mission Announces $35M Funding Round through Deal with Hap Klopp of The North Face


August 2018

The GoodTrade Interviews Jim Van Eerden about the Social Entrepreneurship Journey


May 2018

Helixx Client John Stahl-Wert Featured in Inc. Magazine on the Principles of Servant Leadership


June 2016

River Foundation-Sponsored Video About Edison Van Eerden Adoption Goes Viral


May 2015

Sevenly Announces Launch of CauseBox, World’s First Social Good Subscription Box


June 2014

Sevenly Announces Raising More Than $4 Million For The World’s Greatest Causes