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Digital finance, a lifeline during COVID-19 crisis, can deliver long-term financing of the Sustainable Development Goals
Unleashing potential of digital finance could have transformational impact [...]
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday (29 Nov) announced the launch of a global task force charged with recommending strategies to harness the potential of financial technology to advance the Sustainable Development Goals.
‘Invest in the future, not the past;’ green business key to winning war on climate change – UN chief
Those who fail to bet on a green economy will be living in a grey future, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned Tuesday, calling for greater ambition by governments, civil society, the private sector and finance partners to help tackle the global climate challenge.
Countries in the Asia-Pacific region should make the most of [...]
Even though investments towards sustainable development in developing countries have fallen short by nearly $2.5 trillion each year, emerging financial products and encouraging policies illustrate that both public and private sectors are serious about correcting that trend, the United Nations environment arm has said.
Underlining the importance of sustainable finance for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, senior United Nations officials today called for stronger partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure that resource requirements are met.