Technology and social purpose can play a key role in improving people's lives through financial services, but there is still much progress to be made.
The UK has announced £9.7bn-worth of sustainable investments, creating 30,000 jobs, boosting the country as it looks to recover from Brexit and the Covid crisis.
Microfinance can improve financial inclusion and help to alleviate poverty, but there are concerns at the negative impact this form of finance might have.
The 14th SDG concerns conserving and sustainably using oceans, seas and marine resources. Can FDI play a role in protecting the blue economy?
By focusing their FDI activities on climate change, investors have a better chance of future-proofing their companies and enhancing their reputations.
Fatima Hadj, chair for Principles for Responsible Investment, discusses the importance of methodology in ESG strategies, and the rise of accountability and transparency in this field.
The 13th Sustainable Development Goal is in some ways the most urgent – to combat climate change and its impact upon the world. How can the world of FDI play its part in this fight?
Biodiversity loss is one of the world's biggest environmental challenges, but how can investors – particularly in key fields such as agriculture, infrastructure, tourism and financial services – play a role in reversing this loss?
M&A activity is the key driver of the growth seen in Europe's Q2 financial services cross-border deals, followed by venture financing and private equity.
FDI can play a key role in ensuring responsible consumption and production, which is the UN’s 12th Sustainable Development Goal.
Investments in green buildings, smart transportation and smart city technology can make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable, which is the UN’s 11th Sustainable Development Goal.