Beyond Rhetoric: Why Foreign Policy Needs to Foster Private Sector SDG Implementation

Beyond Rhetoric: Why Foreign Policy Needs to Foster Private Sector SDG Implementation
Keppner, Benno, Daniel Weiß, Pietro Bertazzi und Bibiana García 2019: Beyond Rhetoric: Why Foreign Policy Needs to Foster Private Sector SDG Implementation. In: Batmanglich, Sara et al.: Driving Transformative Change: Foreign Affairs and the 2030 Agenda. adelphi, 80-89.

From conflict prevention to human rights protection – companies are vital for the success of the 2030 Agenda and foreign policy alike. But progress on SDG implementation in the business world is at a turning point. Foreign policy can and must play a decisive role by building a robust knowledge base, making use of economic diplomacy instruments and bringing trade and foreign direct investment in line with the SDGs.

adelphi's volume "Driving Transformative Change:Foreign Affairs and the 2030 Agenda", comprised by 6 provocative essays, explores what contributions foreign policy can make on the road to achieving sustainable ways of life and provide guidance by pointing out entry points, priorities and trade-offs. They aim to inspire actors around the world to work together to initiate and boost the necessary changes and keep winning over new like-minded partners.

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