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Manama Entrepreneurship Week – Sustainable Development Awareness Session

This course introduces the fundamental principles of sustainable development and its importance. It will examine the relationship between sustainability, resilience and business growth as well as introducing the different approaches to investing and lending (e.g. ESG, Impact, Ethical). The course will also shed light on international development initiatives such as the United Nations (UNEP FI, SDGs, UNFCCC, UNCTAD, etc.), Paris Agreement, Conference of Parties (COP), on the funding gap in achieving SDGs, and on the role of central banks (NGFS).