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GOAL 06: Clean Water and Sanitation

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Transformational investment: Converting global systemic risks into sustainable returns

15 October 2020
This report explores transformational investment while arguing that the global economy is under threat from long-term systemic risks. Rich Nuzum, President of Investments and Retirement at Mercer, called on institutional investors to help mitigate the risks through "long-term thinking" and "constructively tackling complicated problems".

The TNFD nature-related risk and opportunity management and disclosure framework: Beta v0.1 release

The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) has released a beta version of its Nature-related Risk and Opportunity Management and Disclosure Framework. The framework aims to deliver a risk management and disclosure framework for organisations to report and act on evolving nature-related risks and opportunities.

Water risks and financial market: Overview and analysis

18 May 2018
This report explores water risks and opportunities in the financial sector. It provides an overview of tools and approaches to assess water risks, identifies potential actions to align with international water goals, and calls for greater integration of water considerations into financial decision-making.


What Doughnut Economics means for business: Creating enterprises that are regenerative and distributive by design

7 November 2022
This guide is intended for businesses and individuals who want to implement Doughnut Economics principles. It provides guidance on how to redesign a business through its strategic decisions and operations by focusing on purpose, networks governance, ownership and finance. The paper explores barriers and innovations to sustainable business design.

Sustainable management of water resources in agriculture

This report outlines strategies for the sustainable management of water resources in agriculture across Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) nations. It provides policy and management recommendations to ensure water allocation in agriculture remains sustainable among economic, social and environmental demands.

Blueprint for business leadership on the SDGs: A principles-based approach

21 September 2017
Business cannot thrive unless people and planet are thriving. This publication presents a framework for the next generation of business leadership with the intention to foster contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals at scale.

Final report: Independent assessment of social and economic conditions in the Murray–Darling Basin

30 April 2020
Commonly known as the 'Sefton report', it provides recommendations to the Australian government on the social and economic conditions of the Murray Darling Basin. The report provides an independent assessment in regional and rural communities while highlighting the positive and negative effects of water reform.

Waste and opportunity 2020: Searching for Corporate Leadership - 50 corporations ranked on plastic packaging pollution

3 July 2020
The 2020 published report by As You Sow investigates 50 corporations and ranks them based on their performance in leadership and ambition relating to sustainable packaging of their products, while also taking into account their contributions and support to increase recycling rates and engage in producer responsibility efforts.

In pursuit of deep impact and market-rate returns: KL Felicitas Foundation's journey

30 April 2018
The report is an update of NPC’s 2015 review of the KL Felicitas Foundation, Investing for impact: Practical tools, lessons, and results. It explores how the KL Felicitas Foundation’s impact investing portfolio balances social impact with financial return.

Scaling finance for the Sustainable Development Goals

Explores the role of corporate partnerships and financial intermediaries that can scale finance and increase capital and activities in regions that are key for the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Through case studies, it illustrates various pathways for capital markets to maximise SDG investments at acceptable risk levels.
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