SDG Investors


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Promoting investment for sustainable development; targeting institutional investors

The SDG Investors Partnership, initiated by the UNCTAD Investment and Enterprise Division, aims to foster partnerships among institutional investors, governments and international organizations to facilitate institutional investment in key SDG sectors, in particular in developing countries. Its work is guided by the Sustainable Investment Council.

The Initiative, in partnership with all stakeholders, seeks to create an enabling environment for sustainability-oriented investment by institutional investors through evidence-based research, dissemination of best practices and international standards, consensus building and policy advocacy on strategic issues that are critical for facilitating institutional investment in sustainable development.

The UNCTAD Investment and Enterprise Division is the focal point in the United Nations System for investment, enterprise and development. Its mission is to promote investment and enterprise for sustainable development and prosperity for all.

Sustainable Investment Council

The UNCTAD Sustainable Investment Council is composed of high-level executives from leading asset owners, institutional investors, industry associations, and representatives of governments and other stakeholders. The Council provides guidance and advice on the strategic direction of the work of UNCTAD’s SDG.

Investors Partnership and the UN Global Sustainable Finance Observatory. Through these initiatives, the Council helps the UN deliver its mandate on sustainable development and the achievement of the SDGs.


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Yasir Al-Rumayyan
Public Investment Fund, Saudi Arabia
Edgardo Alvarez
Edgardo Alvarez
Secretary General
World Federation of Development Financing Institutions (WFDFI) and Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions (ALIDE)
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Cate Ambrose
Chief Executive Officer
Global Private Capital Association, United States
Obaid Amrane
Obaid Amrane
Chief Executive Officer, Ithmar Capital, Morocco
Chair, Africa Sovereign Investors Forum (ASIF); Acting Chair, International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF)
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Subahoo Chordia
President and Head, Real Assets Funds Business
Edelweiss Alternative Asset Advisors Limited, India
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Chris Cummings
Chief Executive
The Investment Association of the United Kingdom
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Sabine Döbeli
Chief Executive Officer
Swiss Sustainable Finance, Switzerland
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Jose Carlos Doherty
Chief Executive Officer
Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets Association (ANBIMA), Brazil
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Marcus Frampton
Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC), U.S.
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Eva Halvarsson
Chief Executive Officer
The Second Swedish National Pension Fund (AP2), Sweden
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Jingdong Hua
Vice Chair
International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)
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Sean Kidney
Chief Executive Officer
Climate Bonds Initiative, United Kingdom
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Angélique Laskewitz
Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO), Netherlands
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Liz Lloyd
Chief Impact Officer
British International Investment, United Kingdom
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Kevin Lu
Chairman of Asia
Partners Group, Singapore
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Israfil Mammadov
Chief Executive Director
State Oil Fund, Azerbaijan
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Peter Mørch
Chief Executive Officer
Pension Denmark, Denmark
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Nivruti Rai
Managing Director and CEO
Invest India, India
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Aminu Umar-Sadiq
Chief Executive Officer
Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, Nigeria
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Carmen Wee
Chief Executive Officer
Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS), Singapore
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Ma Weihua
China Alliance of Social Value Investment, China
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Sally Wong
Chief Executive Officer
Hong Kong Investment Funds Association (HKIFA)
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Laurent Zylberberg
European Long-Term Investors Association (ELTI); Senior Vice President, French Caisse des dépôts (CDC), France


In addition to the Council, the SDG Investors Partnership works with an expanding network of partners, including institutional investors, data providers and other organisations.