This year marks the 28th annual UN climate change conference, COP28, during which sovereign leaders and industry experts will seek to align and advance global climate mitigation and adaptation policies. In addition, 2023 also represents the midway point from when the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were issued in 2015. This month, we reflect on past progress and potential future outcomes, and the increasingly important role that investors and corporations will play in achieving these targets. We also discuss the need to balance near-term gains and long-term risks in the health, consumer, and energy sectors.
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