In the afterglow of Davos, will it be more than business as usual?
Author: Márcia Balisciano
The SDGs are the world’s to-do list, 17 goals, underpinned by 169 targets, adopted by every UN nation in 2015, to address the most pressing global challenges – from extreme poverty to climate change. These are interrelated problems that require political will; investment – at last week’s World Economic Forum (WEF) the funding gap was estimated at $2.5tn – and action by a range of stakeholders, including business, that will benefit the least developed, as well as the most developed nations, and those in between.Image: Channels: Communications & ReportingTags: SDGsESGWEFKlaus SchwabUNGCSDG Action Platformsgender equality
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