As urbanization and aging trends continue, sustainable development will depend on making cities more livable, environmentally friendly, socially inclusive, and competitive.
There is evidence of a positive link between sustainable behavior and financial return which will likely drive the continued growth of green and social finance.
Evidence shows that green and social finance are associated with positive environmental and social outcomes and can contribute to a more sustainable world.
Investments that Consider Environment, Social, and Corporate Governance Issues Can Help Reduce Carbon Emissions
More funds should be allocated to innovative firms and essential projects in the areas of renewable energy, electronic vehicles, storage batteries, hydrogen technology, and carbon capture, usage, and storage.
The 14th five-year economic Plan presents a unique opportunity to transition toward high-quality development by addressing the social and environmental challenges that have emerged after decades of rapid growth.
Enabling poor households to become more resilient is key to achieving healthy, vibrant and diverse cities of the future.