You'll never make the world sustainable with only public money
Financial return is worth twice as much if it also helps the world move forward. The Belgian government and business world collect 50 million euros for sustainable investments in the African and Asian private sector. "Investing is better than giving," says driving force Alexander De Croo, Minister of Development Cooperation. "You will only see a return on your investment if it has really made a difference."
An article has been published in Trends about the first closing of the SDG Frontier Fund.
Business continuity planning is a component of building business resilience in normal times and is especially critical in cases of large disasters. For businesses to survive, they must be able to adapt their operations to the new environment.
BIO, the Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries, will provide emergency financing to its portfolio companies to support their continuity in times of the covid pandemic.