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Business goals and SDGs go hand in hand

More and more companies recognize the SDGs as levers for innovation, growth and better competitive performance. If we are to achieve the Goals by 2030, it is not a question of whether to involve the…  


Partnership to unleash potential Islamic finance opportunities

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) have partnered to advance the use of Islamic financing tools to fund the…  


UNDP, FINCH, Mars, Nielsen, BBDO launch The Lion’s Share

UNDP founders FINCH and founding partner Mars, Incorporated today launched an innovative and unique initiative to support wildlife conservation and animal welfare across the globe.  


The Economist Group joins The Lion’s Share fund in innovative step

UNDP, FINCH and founding partner Mars, Incorporated announced an innovative partnership with The Economist Group, publisher of The Economist, which will help to transform the lives of animals across…  


How the Private Sector Can Align to the SDGs

How the Private Sector Can Align to the SDGs  


UNDP launches ‘SDG Impact’ to help unlock investment in Global Goals

A new initiative led by UNDP aims to help channel private investment and capital to meet the vision of the Sustainable Development Goals.  


Innovative Financing for the SDGs

Statement at #UNGA73 Side Event  


The fourth sector: Can business unusual deliver on the SDGs?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are impossible to achieve unless we figure out how to resolve an inherent contradiction between two realities.  


Realizing blockchain's potential for social impact

As is usually the case with disruptive new technology, blockchain comes with a lot of hype. While its best-known application, bitcoin, divides opinion and makes banks and governments nervous, the…  


Connecting Business initiative Progress Report 2017

The Connecting Business initiative Progress Report 2017 provides an overview of the achievements in 2017 and results of the first CBi Annual Survey.  

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