OUR MISSION AND VALUES:
Business for good is good for Business
Goal 17’s mission is to create a new way of doing and understanding business; where ‘business for good is good for business’. Our aim is to help companies transform into ‘Impact Enterprises’, where investing in social impact projects helps create a more profitable and sustainable organisations that flourish in our every changing - and often challenging – societies and economy.
Our belief is that partnerships and collaborations are the key to create sustainable business for the future, alongside making genuine social impact. We endeavour to bring together all stakeholders from our communities including businesses, governments, charities and academics.
We create engaging experiences for our clients to establish this transformation by delivering inspiring programmes that initiate a lasting and meaningful change in corporate culture.
Origins of our name
The name Goal 17 is inspired by the United Nations’ Goals for Sustainable Development. The 17th goal is about creating partnerships and collaborations for effective positive change. This embodies our mission.
Our belief is that partnerships and collaborations are the key to create sustainable business for the future alongside making genuine social impact. We endeavour to bring together all stakeholders from our communities including businesses, governments, charities and academics.
Fran has spent the last decade building successful multi-million-pound businesses and brings a wealth of strategic knowledge to the team. Fran’s core values are to Give, Connect and Grow. She has supported over 1,000 people to establish their own businesses and continues to be a key spokesperson for enterprises in the UK. Around her business interests she is an enthusiastic keynote speaker and has extensive experience in building and delivering leadership development programs.
After an injury ended his professional football career Keith turned his attention to business and has since gone on to become a multi-award-winning serial entrepreneur with specialist experience in the recruitment and financial sectors. Recognised by the Centre for Entrepreneurs and listed by the Sunday Times as one of the UK's most successful businessmen supporting the next generation, Keith is also the Founder of The Street Soccer Foundation.