U.N. SG Guterres Convenes 30 Business Leaders In Effort To Ramp Up SDG Investments

Financial Times: Global business chiefs pledge to boost sustainable development
“Chief executives from 30 of the world’s biggest companies have promised to do more in support of investment to tackle a shortfall measuring trillions of dollars a year in funding the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals…” (Edgecliffe-Johnson, 10/16).

U.N. News: Business leaders join U.N. to rev up sustainable development investments
“In a bid to scale up investment efforts to reach sustainable development targets, the Secretary General on Wednesday convened the first meeting of a new U.N.-backed corporate alliance to discuss plans for spending on sustainability, likely to be in the trillions of dollars. The Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance (GISD), a U.N.-supported coalition of 30 business leaders, works to provide decisive leadership in mobilizing resources for sustainable development, with the core objective being to identify incentives for long-term sustainable investments…” (10/16).

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