• Gustavo Bernal Torres

SDG Impact Standards for Bond Issuers

After two rounds of public consultation, UNDP has published guidelines for Bond Issuers, which provide a common language and a clear system to fully integrate the SDGs into all business and investment decision-making processes-

  • The Standards are provided as a public good for all Bond Issuers who want to contribute positively to sustainable development and the SDGs. They are voluntary and freely available for all to use as a best practice guide and self-assessment tool to help Bond Issuers integrate impact management into decision-making.

  • They are part of what will be a harmonized suite of Standards and complementary tools, including a glossary, guidance, assurance protocols and training for different actors across the capital and investment spectrum.

Source: https://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/news-centre/news/2021/UNDP_releases_SDG_Impact_Standards_for_Bond_Issuers.html


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