Impact Based Finance: a disruptive solution to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals
To tackle global environmental and social priorities, combined efforts from everyone are needed. Many companies rethink their business modelsto contribute to a sustainable future for all while creating long-term value for their stakeholders. Yet, the scale and pace of transformation are too slow: disruptive business and financing solutions are urgently needed to deliver more with less!
Point of view by Philippe Weill, Director, Impact-Based Finance
On the back of the Covid-19 crisis, the SDG investment gap, i.e. the additional investments required to meet the SDGs, jumped by 50% from an estimated US$ 2.5 trillion per year to US$ 3.7 trillion per year until 2030 according to the OECD. This reflects both the increased needs resulting from the pandemic and the slowdown of financing flows to emerging countries.
To read the full article article published in the 2021 IMPACT FINANCE BAROMETER