Sustainable development finance: opportunities and obstacles :proceedings of the Third Expert Group Meeting on Financial Issues of Agenda 21, 6-8 February 1996, Manila, Philippines
United Nations. Division for Sustainable Development, United Nations. Dept. for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank
United Nations, 1996 - Business & Economics - 244 pages
The collection of papers contained in this book identify a number of policy approaches which could assist in meeting financial objectives of Agenda 21. They constitute a wide-ranging & up-to-date overview of policies & the experiences of various countries, both developed & developing; from international & regional organizations; from the private sector & from academia.
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PROMOTING PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT IN SUSTAINABLE
Promoting Private Sector Financing for Sustainable Development in the Asia Pacific Region
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