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Investment decisions now will determine whether we create or destroy wealth and potential paths to prosperity. It is increasingly clear that the world cannot afford to burn all of its fossil fuel reserves if we are to succeed in limiting climate change to sustainable, livable, levels. (...) However, much wider progress is needed, and the journey of companies and investors  - in aggregate - is only in its early stages. (...) The Alliance now has 29 members, including pension funds, insurance companies, and sovereign wealth funds, and is working on substantial methodologies to align portfolios with net zero Paris targets.
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Score: 1272068.4 - https://www.un.org/hi/node/112830
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Investment decisions now will determine whether we create or destroy wealth and potential paths to prosperity. It is increasingly clear that the world cannot afford to burn all of its fossil fuel reserves if we are to succeed in limiting climate change to sustainable, livable, levels. (...) However, much wider progress is needed, and the journey of companies and investors  - in aggregate - is only in its early stages. (...) The Alliance now has 29 members, including pension funds, insurance companies, and sovereign wealth funds, and is working on substantial methodologies to align portfolios with net zero Paris targets.
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Score: 1272068.4 - https://www.un.org/en/node/112830
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Indeed, for example, institutional investors have vast pools of capital managed by insurance companies, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, and philanthropic organisations. (...) Such shifts are incrementally being made by institutional investors across the world. Over the last two to three years, institutional investors have divested more than US$2.3 trillion from fossil fuel assets. And Sovereign Wealth Funds are using their investments as leverage to change corporate short-termism in company decision-making in order to bring greater focus to sustainability.
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Score: 1266128.2 - https://www.un.org/pga/71/2017.../opening-of-sdg-financing-lab/
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Geneva is also renowned as a global financial centre and a hub for private wealth management. The city’s financial reputation is known to everyone on the world stage. (...) A gap that is conservatively estimated at between US$ 2 to 3 trillion per year. With global wealth exceeding three hundred trillion dollars, financing the SDGs seems small. (...) With millennials forecasted to constitute the largest segment in the investor community, such demand for high-impact investments will only increase.
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Score: 1266128.2 - https://www.ungeneva.org/ar/di...019/10/building-bridges-summit
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Geneva is also renowned as a global financial centre and a hub for private wealth management. The city’s financial reputation is known to everyone on the world stage. (...) A gap that is conservatively estimated at between US$ 2 to 3 trillion per year. With global wealth exceeding three hundred trillion dollars, financing the SDGs seems small. (...) With millennials forecasted to constitute the largest segment in the investor community, such demand for high-impact investments will only increase.
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Score: 1266128.2 - https://www.ungeneva.org/en/di...019/10/building-bridges-summit
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Geneva is also renowned as a global financial centre and a hub for private wealth management. The city’s financial reputation is known to everyone on the world stage. (...) A gap that is conservatively estimated at between US$ 2 to 3 trillion per year. With global wealth exceeding three hundred trillion dollars, financing the SDGs seems small. (...) With millennials forecasted to constitute the largest segment in the investor community, such demand for high-impact investments will only increase.
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Score: 1266128.2 - https://www.ungeneva.org/ru/di...019/10/building-bridges-summit
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Geneva is also renowned as a global financial centre and a hub for private wealth management. The city’s financial reputation is known to everyone on the world stage. (...) A gap that is conservatively estimated at between US$ 2 to 3 trillion per year. With global wealth exceeding three hundred trillion dollars, financing the SDGs seems small. (...) With millennials forecasted to constitute the largest segment in the investor community, such demand for high-impact investments will only increase.
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Score: 1266128.2 - https://www.ungeneva.org/es/di...019/10/building-bridges-summit
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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: 1232489.6 - 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: 1205863.5 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...get?open&DS=A/HRC/34/51&Lang=E
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STATEMENT / SUBMITTED BY CONVENTION OF INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVISORS
Economic growth, investment and entrepreneurship as engines of resilience and sustainability: Practical policies to shift from poverty eradication to wealth creation: CIFA views financial markets as critical players in the global effort to fight poverty. (...) In this regard, CIFA will continue to actively partner with and support the work of the United Nations, raise awareness among its membership of the 2030 Agend a, and identify areas where its work can be leveraged to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals by helping to lift people everywhere out of poverty and into wealth. CIFA’s activities will continue to focus on strengthening mutual trust among the general public, Governments and investors, and advocating for the highest ethical standards and professional practices in the investment industry. (...) The “city” is also the place where great wealth and crushing poverty exist side by side.
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Score: 1177494.5 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...et?open&DS=E/2018/NGO/4&Lang=E
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