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Published: 15 September 2019

Unlocking Capital Markets to Finance the SDGs

The World Economic Forum aims to harness the power of entrepreneurship in the global public interest to improve the state of the world. This report summarizes insights generated by a diverse group of influential institutional investors and their advisers – all specialists in sustainability – in order to explore how global capital markets can better accelerate progress on the SDGs. The key takeaways: maximizing the benefits from the digitalization of finance requires the right data to drive decisions to deploy capital in support of sustainability, and that some of the brightest minds in capital markets are bringing key tools and innovations to sustainable investing and achieving the SDGs

The World Economic Forum aims to harness the power of entrepreneurship in the global public interest to improve the state of the world. This report summarizes insights generated by a diverse group of influential institutional investors and their advisers – all specialists in sustainability – in order to explore how global capital markets can better accelerate progress on the SDGs. The key takeaways: maximizing the benefits from the digitalization of finance requires the right data to drive decisions to deploy capital in support of sustainability, and that some of the brightest minds in capital markets are bringing key tools and innovations to sustainable investing and achieving the SDGs

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