Editor's Note: This article is the third in a four-part series highlighting private sector leadership supporting the achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Global SDG Awards seek to recognize and celebrate companies that are creating profitable and
It’s nearly two years since the United Nations launched the Global Goals – also known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs – a series of ambitious targets to end extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030. Global Goal 7
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In 2016 the European Union launched an ambitious new initiative: the External Investment Plan (EIP) and its new European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD). The EIP and the EFSD will support smart and sustainable investments in our partner countries, starting
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