Reaching agreement on universal principles will be a huge step forward for impact investing, the next six months will be pivotal.
Everybody cares about the SDGs, and there’s now a growing list of companies and governments who are declaring their sustainability credentials, and their social and environmental impacts, using the United Nations’ SDGs as a framework.
Impact Investing is evolving at a rapid pace, we're seeing positive changes around governance, impact measurement and the use of finance for good.
For institutional investors the SDGs are a pragmatic guide to risk and opportunity. They don't just help to future-proof capital allocations, they offer a huge boost to achieving the United Nation's sustainability goals.