Accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 2030 Agenda means getting the right economic, social and environmental policies in place and taking them to scale as quickly as possible. Societies, worldwide, must come together now to implement sustainable and transformative initiatives that include integrated policies informed by a rights based agenda.

If we want to Leave No One Behind we have to fast track SDG gains while mainstreaming issues like human rights, gender, youth, the environment, and people living with disabilities. The Joint SDG Fund aims to inspire a shift in the way we “do development” by placing the focus on integrated policy, strategic investments and financing, and robust partnerships. We incentivize partners to adopt strategic financing and integrated policy solutions because smarter, collective investments can accelerate the SDGs.

Transforming our world is something we accomplish together.


At the Joint SDG Fund we believe in speeding up progress towards SDG and 2030 Agenda achievement by establishing new financing networks (that include development banks, institutional investors and the private sector) and multi-stakeholder strategies that increase the scale of investments for the SDGs, and rely on integrated policies that accelerate progress across multiple development goals and targets.

The idea is to leverage and align public and private sources of financing with the SDGs in a way that is integrated, replicable, and sustainable. We encourage UN Country Teams and national stakeholders to design and deploy context-relevant, innovative, and scalable financing instruments.

It’s a new way of accelerating SDG progress and contributing to 2030 Agenda commitments.

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