S&P: More private capital needed to finance UN Sustainable Development Goals

06 Nov S&P: More private capital needed to finance UN Sustainable Development Goals

Private capital must play a far greater role in green projects throughout the developing world if governments are to deliver on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), S&P Global Ratings has warned. A report by the credit ratings giant – titled It’s Time For A Change – argues significant levels of private capital is currently available to invest in sustainable infrastructure around the world. But it warns the sustainable finance sector is being held back by investors unwillingness to embrace some of the risks associated with projects in developing economies without the promise of higher levels of returns.

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