A Multimedia Series on Financing the 2030 Agenda
To usher in a new era of transformative change for a more sustainable, equitable and greener world, public and private capital needs to reach people, geographies and economies that need them the most. Both governments and financial markets have begun to demand a stronger integration of the SDGs in public and private investment decisions.
With a launch of a historical $US80 million grant to close the SDG financing gap which is considered the largest systemic UN led initiative on SDG financing in its history. The Joint SDG Fund is convening governments, civil society, private sector and others to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals.
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Family Offices & the SDGs
In our first episode of 2021, with Sergio Fernández de Córdova, Chairman PVBLIC Foundation, and Robert Lawrence Skinner, Executive Director, UN Office for Partnerships highlight the intrinsic motivations of legacy
Green Bonds with Sean Kidney, CEO of the Climate Bonds Initiative. The episode explores the role of a ‘Green Bond’ government bond to capitalise on growing investor in
Tea Garden Workers in Bangladesh
A part of International Women's Day, our Joint Programme in Bangladesh focuses on female tea garden workers and their families in Sylhet Division, one of the most left behind population groups of the country, will enjoy strengthened and more coord
Women in Leadership
Women in Leadership with Graham Macmillan, President of Visa Foundation, and Najada Kumbuli, Head of Investments at Visa Foundation.
The Business of Climate Change
The Business of Climate Change with Vivek Pathak, IFC Director, Global Head Climate Business explores practical, profitabl
Recognizing Mental Health in the SDGs
Supporting Mental Health Awareness month, Luz Kyncl LCSW, CHC, Licensed Psychotherapist, Certified Health Coach, Public Speaker
Catalysing Strategic Investments
Investing in the SDGs: From Rhetoric to Reality
World leaders have made ambitious commitments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yet, securing enough resources remains a major challenge, with developing countries facing a gap estimated between US$ 2.5 to 3 trillion per year.
A Green Gabon
Fostering a Sustainable Blue Economy
Oceans and seas generate a GDP equivalent to the world’s seventh largest economy, however even providing countless benefits and generating at least US$2.5 trillion a year the oceans and seas’ are under a major threat.
Women’s Economic Empowerment
Investing in women’s economic empowerment sets a direct path towards gender equality, poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth.
Inclusive Healthy Societies
Joint SDG Fund Head of Secretariat Lisa Kurbiel interviews Dr. Yun on the parallels of investing in people’s health and sustainable development.