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Register here to attend the SDG Investment Fair
Deadline for submitting registration requests is on Monday, 16 April 2018.

The SDG Investment Fair (SDGI Fair), organized by UN DESA, in collaboration with the UN Global Compact, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), will be held on 22 April 2018 directly preceding the 2018 FfD Forum (23-26 April 2018). The Fair brings together 100-150 participants, including ministers of finance and high-level officials from emerging markets with the investor community, to explore new opportunities for SDG investment (SDGI) and discuss specific projects in the pipelines of national governments.

SDGI combines competitive financial returns with positive change for people and the planet, in response to three areas:

  • Governments in developing countries are developing new projects in line with the SDGs, along with innovative risk mitigating instruments;
  • There is growing interest in creating market opportunities for investments with competitive returns that support environmental and social goals;
  • New technologies, like Fintech, are creating innovative ways to invest in productive capacity, including in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).