Tackling climate change ‘impossible’ without private funding

Private sector must be involved or UN‘s 17 Sustainable Development Goals won’t be met, says Bank of America vice-chair

8th December, 2019
Tackling climate change ‘impossible’ without private funding

Achieving the United Nations’ goal of tackling climate change, poverty and promoting peace and justice across the globe is impossible without private funding, Bank of America's vice-chair has said.

Discussing the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, Anne M Finucane said “nothing is possible” without the involvement of private enterprise.

Finucane, who leads the bank’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts, said it was simply too costly for governments alone to fund...

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