Sustainable Finance Hub

Ensuring all finance is sustainable

Our work in Geneva and beyond

The challenge of financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to leave no one behind is systemic in nature: there is enough capital in the world but it doesn’t flow where it matters most. 

UNDP’s Sustainable Finance Hub (SFH) partners with governments, the private and financial sector, UN agencies, international organisations, international financial institutions (IFIs) and key actors to align finance and unlock capital for the SDGs. 

In Switzerland, our team provides programme support and capacity building to implement SFH vision. The team leverages the SDG Investor Maps – which brings forward market intelligence for government and the private sector to identify investable solutions to pressing national development challenges, to develop the Growth Stage Impact Ventures Programme (GSIV) which identifies impact ventures matching the Maps’ opportunity areas. The programme provides technical assistance, exposure and visibility to impact ventures to grow, and strengthens the entrepreneurship and sustainable finance ecosystem across Asia, Latin-America, and the African continent, in addition to contributing to building a pipeline of SDG-aligned investments in emerging markets. 

UNDP Geneva also engages in high-level multi-stakeholder policy dialogues, member state briefs, NGO and CSO public finance forums and platforms such as Building Bridges to extend our sustainable development expertise to the private sector. Our team also creates linkages with UN inter-agency coordination to align trade and development with organisations such as the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). 


Our work at a glance 


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