17.08.2016

With the involvement of diverse stakeholders, the face of development has changed. This report notes that there is an urgent need to mobilise unprecedented resources to achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Development Co-operation Report 2016: The Sustainable Development Goals as Business Opportunities; explores the potential and challenges of investing in developing countries. In particular through social impact investment, blended finance and foreign direct investment.

The report published in July 2016, provides guidance on responsible business conduct and outlines the challenges in mobilising and measuring private finance to achieve the SDGs. 

Throughout the report, practical examples illustrate how business is already promoting sustainable development and inclusive growth in developing countries. Part II of the report showcases the profiles and performance of development co-operation providers, and presents DAC statistics on official and private resource flows. 

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