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Briefing for finance: Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals, also known as the SDGs, are a comprehensive set of 17 goals created by the United Nations. The goals are aimed at solving the world’s most pressing challenges such as climate change, hunger and access to healthcare and education. The achievement of the goals is critical to creating long-term value for both business and society.

This briefings has been created to give you:

  1. The essential background information
  2. Actions that finance professionals can take
  3. Links to resources and further guidance


Briefings for finance

See the other briefings, on topics suchs as climate action and biodiversity.

Essential Guide

The guides are designed to inspire the financial community to action by providing practical guidance, knowledge and case studies.


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