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Building partnerships to harness science, technology and innovation

UN 2023 ECOSOC Partnership Forum Spotlight Session 5 brought together SDG Academy Director Patrick Paul Walsh; Brighton Kaoma, Director of SDSN Youth; Jayashri Wyatt of UN Academic Impact; Thanos…

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Smarter NYC: How City Agencies Innovate in a Time of Crises

As COVID-19 and other crises spread across the world, how can cities and city agencies adapt? Created by the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Smarter NYC…

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Case Study: Pioneering Green Sukuk: The Technical Assistance of UNDP in Indonesia

UNDP is working together with Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority to promote sustainable finance and working closely with the Ministry of Finance to strengthen the public finance…

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Opportunities of Impact: Joint Green Industrial Innovation

The third impact is joint green industrial innovation. For IsDB, the industrialization of the member countries is imperative to simultaneously increase the competitiveness of each country and plug…

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Key Principles of the IsDB Business Model

To translate its core values into reality, IsDB has focused its efforts on a number of overarching principles. Although governments play an important role in economic and social development, they…

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IsDB Business Model and Operational Result Areas

In this evolving development landscape, IsDB is aligning its business model with the changing needs of its clients. The essence of this new business model is to help member countries to achieve…

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Setting the Pace in a Fast-Changing World

The world is moving into a fourth industrial revolution, an era marked by a disruptive change in production processes due to advances in technology. This change is compounded by a lack of…

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Impact Investing Part II

The Acumen Fund’s private equity investment in Ziqitza Healthcare and the investments in ProCredit Holding are two cases of good practice in impact investing, with lower rates of financial…

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Integration of Waqf into Innovative Financial Products

There are some contemporary innovative financial products that have been linked with waqf, such as the cash waqf linked Sukuk issued by the Government of Indonesia and the Waqf unit trust which is…

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Introduction and the Conceptual Features of Islamic Finance

Islamic finance is an alternative financing method with a particular value proposition defined by Islamic ethics, which provides substance, and Islamic law, which shapes the nature of its…

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Financing the 2030 Agenda

The 2030 Agenda requires substantial levels of investment in areas such as health care, education, infrastructure, energy, climate change, as well as peace, security and resilience of economies. …

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Taking behaviour change further

We hope that following a behaviour change process, such as the one you have learnt about in this course, will enable you to obtain successful behaviour change outcomes. But it needn’t stop…

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Global Energy Transition with Yasmine Arasalane

Webinar 7 Siena International School of Sustainable Development 2022

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Climate Transition as a Driver for Change with Professor Jos Delbeke

Webinar 9 Siena International School of Sustainable Development 2022

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Sustainable Management of Fisheries

This chapter deals with economic solutions to the global over-fishing problem. The fundamental problem of marine fisheries from an economic point of view is that there is a price for fish on land, so…

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Conversation with Mariana Mazzucato, Mission Economy

This conversation with Professor Mariana Mazzucato, took place on April 26, 2021, as part of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs. They discussed Prof. Mazzucato's new book Mission Economy: A…

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