Learn more

UNDP launches standards for bond issuers and private equity funds seeking SDG impact

These Standards are the latest contribution of market-focused tools from SDG Impact, a flagship initiative of UNDP’s Finance Sector Hub, focused on accelerating investment to achieve the SDGs. The…  

Measuring the Economic Impact of Violent Extremism Leading to Terrorism in Africa

This study provides primary research on the economic cost and impact of violent extremism by looking at the economic cost of violent extremism focusing on 18 African countries.  

UNDP launches standards to guide private sector in achieving SDGs

UNDP today released for comment and consultation a new set of standards to guide private fund managers toward investments that advance the Sustainable Development Goals.  

UNDP and Samsung unveil Global Goals partnership

Global tech giant and UNDP launch new app and accessories in bid to ramp up awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals  

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.  

UNDP Around the world