A major task for policy-makers in financing the 2030 Agenda will be to devise financing solutions to attract and direct investments to areas where greater co-benefits and multiplier effects can be achieved. This online platform provides guidance to review and operationalize those financing solutions needed to implement sustainable development strategies. Tourism is a profiled sector-www.undp.org/content/sdfinance/en/home/sector/tourism.html

Implemented in

  • Africa
  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe and Central Asia
  • Latin America / Caribbean
  • Middle East
  • North America

Sectors of activity
Financial Sector, Tourism

Type of initiative
Financial Instruments & Investments

Type of lead actor
United Nations / intergovernmental organizations

Shared by

Massimiliano Riva

Specialist, Innovative Finance

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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Objectives

The development of the domestic financial sector and the integration of local, national, regional and international markets have increased the number of options the public and private sector can choose from to invest in sustainable modes of consumption and production. This platform offers a compass to navigate across those options or financing solutions. It describes their potential, advantages, disadvantages, risks and characteristics. It profiles case studies and refers to external sources, including e-learning and advanced guidance material. The platform features specific pages for SDGs and sectors including tourism sector.

Activities

Upload of a BETA site.

Impact and Results

Inform national planning for the SDGs and share knowledge on sustainable finance instruments, strategies and tools. It has been used to inform field activities in more than 35 countries.

Next steps and how to get involved

The microsite is a BETA version. Interested stakeholders can support the population of the platform and the production of additional content.