its my hypothesis that the value of the UN exercising its conveing power to broker partnerships and collaborations between others (biz, CSOs, govts) could far exceed the potential value generated by developing direct UN-Business engagements.…"
"Thanks Caroline - very helpful. I'll be sure to take a look at UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework. Could you say a little more about the coalition of 81 institutional investors. Does the coalition have a name? Where can we find out more…"
"Thanks Natasha - very helpful. Its a complex area to get to understand. Is there a doc or website which explains how these initiatives are related to each other and (hopefully) how they complement each other? Mike"
"Natasha – very impressive to hear that over half of the world’s investible assets are invested in line with PRI. If the principles are having the desired effect, there is presumably a very significant impact. Can you describe what this…"
"Peter and Sam - completely agree. How though do we go about doing this at greater scale? Where are the levers and pressure points in the system which will beging to bring this about at scale? There's lots of initiatives - PRI, sustainable stock…"
"Peter - I agree with your comment regarding the SDGs. However, what is your view on where we have got to on Financing for Development agenda with the conference in Addis next week. In your view is the outcome doc going to create the kind of change…"
Natasha – very impressive to hear that over half of the world’s investible assets are invested in line with PRI. If the principles are having the desired effect, there is presumably a very significant impact. Can you…"
I absolutely agree that we need to bring stakeholders together from different sectors and perspectives in the problem analysis and solution development stages - well before getting to implementation (which our paper is focused…"
"It strikes me that without really strong leadership and investment from the public sector in putting in place effective policies (eg on fortification) and standards agencies for quality control etc, that its almost an impossible task. Can you point…"
Consolidate impact measurements across sectors to appropriately benchmark and measure outcomes. Move away from costly monitoring and evaluation, and towards quantitative metrics that could be linked to project spend and sustainability…"
"Hi, Barbara and folks.
I know I am coming a bit late to this discussion (I just joined the community and I'm still beginning to explore the "protocols" and experimenting the different ways to interact).
To add to the discussion…"