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What do the SDGs mean for business in Africa?

What do the SDGs mean for business in Africa?

Brought to you by The Royal African Society, Dalberg Group and The Africa Club at London Business School.

Discussion of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is widespread, across the media, within development institutions, boardrooms and beyond. There is, in particular a growing recognition that the private sector will have an important role to play in achieving the targets underlying the SDGs, both due to the scale of funding required and the increasingly shared view that businesses and private investors have the ability and responsibility to make a difference.

But in many respects, none of this is new. What is different now? What do we really mean when we say that the SDGs create new opportunities for businesses and investors? What are the most forward leaning companies and investors doing, and what is working?

Listen back to our great line up of business leaders and investors unpacking what the SDGs mean for business in Africa.