Global Investment for Sustainable Development

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Global Investment for Sustainable Development

In Partnership with GISD Alliance

Explore Investment Opportunities that Advance Humankind

The SDG Investor Platform provides data, information and insights on investment opportunities with potential to contribute to sustainable development. Find SDG-aligned investment opportunities that matter. Start by filtering by region, country or sector.


What Can You Do Here?



SDG-enabling investment opportunities based on a rigorous methodology drawing on in-depth research and stakeholders’ insights.


From local investment and impact data produced by UNDP Country Offices and specialized partners.


About country-level investment opportunities and their impact potential.
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Investment Opportunity Areas (IOAs) are valuable market intelligence based on independent research and interviews with Government and private sector stakeholders.

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Explore Sectors

Identify sustainability focused sectors, subsectors and industries.

Find your Sector

Explore Investment Opportunity Areas

Find Investment Opportunity Areas

Use our filtering system to search for specific Investment Opportunity Areas around the globe. Filter by location, impact indicators like the SDGs, and economic data points, such as the indicative return profile.

Find Opportunities

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Business Case Studies

Sebnem Sener
Sebnem Sener
Senior Specialist
Sara Lisa Orstavik
Sara Lisa Ørstavik
Impact Specialist
David Mueller
David Mueller
Platform Manager

Connect to Partners via UNDP

Please reach out to us if you would like to be connected to private sector actors or Government institutions across countries. You can also contact us if you have any questions about the SDG Investor Platform or would like to explore partnerships.

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What are SDG Investor Maps?

The SDG Investor Maps generate country-level data and insights about SDG-enabling investment opportunities. The innovative tool targets the gap between interest and investing in SDGs and the business models that could provide impactful and investable opportunities.

The methodology for developing SDG Investor Maps consists of a rigorous eight-step process drawing on a combination of in-depth desk research and focused in-country public and private sector consultations. Through this iterative process, the SDG Investor Maps identify and validate where there is overlap between development needs and policy priorities, develop and test potential business models that fit the most urgent needs, and establish comprehensive data points spanning business and impact considerations.


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