April 29, 2020

The SDGs’ Decade of Action

The financing gap for achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 has been estimated at 2.5 trillion US dollars – per year. Understanding, measuring and reporting SDG impact hence remains a challenge for regulators and investors alike, and the demand for high-quality SDG impact data is on the rise.

In a ‘Foreword’ video series episode dedicated to the SDGs’ ‘Decade of Action’, watch ESG Product Manager Laura Albarracin explain how discussion on translating the complex, multidimensional SDG framework into investable solutions results in new and innovative financial instruments, such as ISS ESG’s holistic SDG Impact Rating.


Foreword, ISS ESG’s video series, is designed with one goal in mind: to deliver a precise and succinct view and forecast on all things ESG across the globe. Each episode features experts with deep and long-standing expertise in covering issues of import to those within the ESG industry. Corporate and investment professionals will find the series particularly helpful as our experts discuss ways and means of achieving a greener and more sustainable portfolio while highlighting resources and tools designed to meet challenges faced by ESG practitioners. The Foreword series is also directed at those seeking to stay abreast of the latest global trends and developments in the area of responsible investment, sustainability, impact investing, CSR reporting, ESG disclosures, and more.

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