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UN Global Compact's Marie Morice on where we are with the Sustainable Development Goals

February 26, 2020

Marie Morice, head of sustainable finance at the U.N. Global Compact, says that there's strong interests with corporates for the Sustainable Development Goals — often referred to as SDGs — but with many of goals, "we're not there yet."

Morice says that the U.N. Global Compact attempting to mobilize businesses to invest with an SDG lens or align their business strategy with the goals in mind, "really shifting from an awareness to an actual implementation." Namely, the Global Compact is calling on chief financial officers to engage further on SDG-related issues.