President Obama, along with 182 heads of state, will sign the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) today at the United Nations General Assembly. But earlier this week, the Obama Administration’s Treasury Department announced two major regulatory changes that could unlock significant amounts of capital, innovation and entrepreneurial energy for development worldwide.
The seventeen SDG’s create a common set of development goals for the world – in the areas of education, health, the environment, poverty alleviation and citizenship. While many, including myself, have been critical of the SDG’s, and their predecessor, the Millennium Development Goals (MDG); there is little disagreement that global leaders must stay engaged on the challenges of global poverty and sustainability.
Forbes: U.S. Treasury Announce Major Rule Changes To Support Global Entrepreneurs And Impact Investment
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