Commentary: New evaluation for Belt and Road
By Herbert Poenisch in Beijing
At last month’s Belt and Road summit, participating countries presented a new, holistic approach to assessing the benefits of BRI projects. The statement issued by China and BRI recipient countries refers explicitly to a ‘commitment to the United Nations 2030 agenda for sustainable development’ and to ‘following the principles of the UN Global Impact’. It calls for ‘results-based co-operation’, with each initiative assessed on its potential contribution to the sustainable development goals.
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Friday 31 May, London, 8:30 BST
This roundtable, organised jointly by OMFIF and S&P Global, aims to examine the next generation of ESG integration and the benefits for investors, issuers, asset managers and the wider market.
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