More and Better Investment Now! How Unlocking Sustainable and Digital Investment Flows Can Help Achieve the SDGs
Journal of International Business Policy, vol. 4, no. 1 (2021), pp. 152-165.
28 Pages Posted: 11 Oct 2020 Last revised: 12 Apr 2021
Date Written: 2021
The global community can address the collapse of investment following COVID-19, drive digital transformation, and help achieve the SDGs through five actions: (1) establish a Facility and Fund to provide resources for technical assistance and facilitate private-public collaboration, including through a new EASI Alliance, (2) endorse a Sustainable Investment Framework to advance such collaboration, through aligning and coordinating efforts, (3) adopt specific investment policies and measures to support sustainable FDI for sustainable development, prioritizing linkages, (4) adopt specific policies and measures to facilitate investment in the digital economy, accelerating productive transformation while building resilience, and (5) develop partnerships and industry-based coalitions to operationalize these efforts.
Keywords: G20 Investment Facility and Fund, Sustainable Investment Framework, Investment measures to support sustainable development, Linkages, Investment in the digital economy, Industry-based coalitions
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