Земля вызывает финансовый сектор

НЬЮ-ЙОРК – Финансовые рынки служат двум основным целям: направлять сбережения в продуктивные инвестиции и помогать частным лицам и бизнесу управлять рисками с помощью диверсификации и страхования. В связи с этим, данный сектор экономики является очень важным для устойчивого развития, создающего беспрецедентные инвестиционные возможности на глобальном уровне, но также и проблемы, связанные с управлением рисками.

Именно поэтому, когда мировые лидеры встретятся в июле в Аддис-Абебе (Эфиопия) на конференции «Финансирование для развития», финансовая индустрия должна быть готова предложить им практичные, глобальные решения проблем, связанных с финансированием экономического роста, снижения уровня бедности, экологической устойчивости.

Мы вступили сейчас в Год Устойчивого Развития. На трех мировых саммитах подряд – конференции в Аддис-Абебе, сентябрьской встрече в ООН, где будут одобрены Цели Устойчивого Развития (Sustainable Development Goals, сокращенно SDG), а также на Конференции ООН по изменению климата в Париже в декабре – 193 правительства попытаются гарантировать, что рост мировой экономики и борьба с бедностью будут продолжаться в безопасной экологической обстановке.

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