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The secondary market trading in muni bonds occurs with inadequate transparency and so investors often pay too much for bonds Example: Investors cannot observe dealer market and thus cannot know market prices. As a result, an investor submits buy order and broker, broker contacts a dealer who buys it from another dealer. (...) The tax-exempt program creates further inefficiencies by making bonds attractive to only high-net wealth individuals with US tax liabilities. SOLUTION • Create greater homogeneity (and hence liquidity) and enhance credit rating in order to lower borrowing costs.
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Score: 1280922.9 - https://www.un.org/esa/sustdev...egm2007/presentations/dodd.pdf
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With ODA numbers shrinking and considering that there is more private wealth than ever before, private development assistance needs to step up to the plate. For example, the “Move humanity” initiative will be financed by engaging the world’s billionaires to donate 1% of their wealth annually, resulting in an estimated $95 billion. (...) Analogues to social policies in developed market economies that redistribute national wealth through taxation to provide public goods such as health care, social welfare and other means of public care for the disadvantaged parts of the population, without this notion of global solidarity the attainment of the SDGs in poor countries will be impossible.
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Score: 1279089.5 - https://www.un.org/pga/72/wp-c...-financing-for-SDGs.final_.pdf
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It also stressed the central role that the world’s largest institutional investors – including pensions funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds and mutual funds – have in easing the transition to a low-carbon and resource-efficient green economy. (...) Further, he noted that creative market mechanisms and other incentives can help to ensure that as investors return to markets after the current financial turmoil ends, they will put their funds into a greener economy and not the “brown economy of yesterday.” (...) It was launched on the eve of the annual Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) event in Sydney, Australia, which will draw many of the largest institutional investors. Almost 600 institutions, representing over $18 trillion in assets, have signed up to the PRI, a joint effort between the UNEP FI and the UN Global Compact , a voluntary initiative to promote corporate citizenship which currently involves over 5,000 companies across 130 countries
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Score: 1270051.2 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2009/07/306612
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Bottom line, unless the investors behind the FDI are Impact Investors, or Social Investors, where the goal is to both make a return on capital while positively affecting the holistic food value chain, it is very difficult to achieve this “human rights” and “positive local citizenship” goal. (...) Currently, there are FDI investors from China, India, and the Mideast who are seeking as much farmland as possible in order to produce food solely for export to their home markets.  (...) This issue of sustainability and good local citizenship is going to become even more important as countries with large wealth funds and foreign currency reserves seek to acquire land resources in Africa primary to secure scarce African farmland resources. 
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Score: 1267557.1 - https://www.fao.org/fsnforum/fr/comment/6050
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Bottom line, unless the investors behind the FDI are Impact Investors, or Social Investors, where the goal is to both make a return on capital while positively affecting the holistic food value chain, it is very difficult to achieve this “human rights” and “positive local citizenship” goal. (...) Currently, there are FDI investors from China, India, and the Mideast who are seeking as much farmland as possible in order to produce food solely for export to their home markets.  (...) This issue of sustainability and good local citizenship is going to become even more important as countries with large wealth funds and foreign currency reserves seek to acquire land resources in Africa primary to secure scarce African farmland resources. 
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Score: 1267557.1 - https://www.fao.org/fsnforum/index.php/fr/comment/6050
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Bottom line, unless the investors behind the FDI are Impact Investors, or Social Investors, where the goal is to both make a return on capital while positively affecting the holistic food value chain, it is very difficult to achieve this “human rights” and “positive local citizenship” goal. (...) Currently, there are FDI investors from China, India, and the Mideast who are seeking as much farmland as possible in order to produce food solely for export to their home markets.  (...) This issue of sustainability and good local citizenship is going to become even more important as countries with large wealth funds and foreign currency reserves seek to acquire land resources in Africa primary to secure scarce African farmland resources. 
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Score: 1267557.1 - https://www.fao.org/fsnforum/ru/comment/6050
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Bottom line, unless the investors behind the FDI are Impact Investors, or Social Investors, where the goal is to both make a return on capital while positively affecting the holistic food value chain, it is very difficult to achieve this “human rights” and “positive local citizenship” goal. (...) Currently, there are FDI investors from China, India, and the Mideast who are seeking as much farmland as possible in order to produce food solely for export to their home markets.  (...) This issue of sustainability and good local citizenship is going to become even more important as countries with large wealth funds and foreign currency reserves seek to acquire land resources in Africa primary to secure scarce African farmland resources. 
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Score: 1267557.1 - https://www.fao.org/fsnforum/index.php/es/comment/6050
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Bottom line, unless the investors behind the FDI are Impact Investors, or Social Investors, where the goal is to both make a return on capital while positively affecting the holistic food value chain, it is very difficult to achieve this “human rights” and “positive local citizenship” goal. (...) Currently, there are FDI investors from China, India, and the Mideast who are seeking as much farmland as possible in order to produce food solely for export to their home markets.  (...) This issue of sustainability and good local citizenship is going to become even more important as countries with large wealth funds and foreign currency reserves seek to acquire land resources in Africa primary to secure scarce African farmland resources. 
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Score: 1267557.1 - https://www.fao.org/fsnforum/es/comment/6050
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STATEMENT / SUBMITTED BY CONVENTION OF INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVISORS
CIFA with its core principles of defending the investor’s rights is the only NGO addressing poverty and all the segments of the economy, be it developed, in development or not developed, in a constructive, wealth creating sustainable approach. (...) CIFA understands that the SDGs can only be achieved if there is sufficient wealth creation to finance them. CIFA is the defender of the idea to create an appropriate economic environment that will encourage such new wealth creation. (...) When a positive environment for wealth creation is in place, it fosters more inclusive economic growth.
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Score: 1234409.6 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...et?open&DS=E/2017/NGO/6&Lang=E
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REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON ADEQUATE HOUSING AS A COMPONENT OF THE RIGHT TO AN ADEQUATE STANDARD OF LIVING, AND ON THE RIGHT TO NON-DISCRIMINATION IN THIS CONTEXT : NOTE / BY THE SECRETARIAT
The Special Rapporteur suggests that, as a way forward, States must redefine their relationship with private investors and international financial institutions, and reform the governance of financial markets so that, rather than treating housing as a commodity valued primarily as an asset for the accumulation of wealth they reclaim housing as a social good, and thus ensure the human right to a place to live in security and dignity. (...) When rented homes or mortgages are owned by remote investors, money mostly flows out of communities and simply creates greater global concentration of wealth. (...) In contemporary Chile, the appropriation of land by large scale investors and speculators, accumulating land and luxury properties, has meant that inner-city redevelopment has displaced many traditional residents, exemplifying “the intertwined roles of the state and assorted holders of economic capital in the production, distribution and representation of urban exclusion and segregation”.42 36 Knight Frank Research, “The Wealth Report 2016: the global perspective on prime property and investment”, p. 13.
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Score: 1207347.1 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...get?open&DS=A/HRC/34/51&Lang=E
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