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Originally Published in UN Global Impact Global Investors for Sustainable Development alliance aims to scale long-term investment in sustainable development UNITED NATIONS, New York, 15 April 2019 — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced a new CEO alliance to finance the Sustainable Development Goals. Comprised of CEOs of large companies around the world, the Global Investors for Sustainable Development alliance is aimed at harnessing the insights of private sector leaders on ways to unblock impediments and implement…

First Published on the UNDP blog. A new initiative led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) aims to help channel private investment and capital to meet the vision of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Called SDG Impact, the initiative, launched today at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York, will work with the private sector on how best to invest in enterprises and markets in ways that help achieve the SDGs, an ambitious…

There has been a lot of news in recent weeks showing a very bearish Emerging Markets.  While much of the data points to this and it has been clear for a while that a strengthened US dollar means weaker numbers coming out of developing countries, not all is lost – especially when it comes to SDG implementation. This is important, because as the US tightens its fiscal policy taking cheaper money off the table, Emerging…