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The energy transition, are we there yet?

We have less than 10 years to meet SDG7, where the world will – if successful – deliver access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
Damilola Ogunbiyi

Not even a global crisis will sway her from reaching SDG7

Having taken up her position at SE4ALL at the start of what would prove to be a year of unprecedented crises, Damilola Ogunbiyi spoke on achieving SDG7.

SDG 7 is at the heart of COVID-19 response, says IRENA...

The global health and economic crisis set off by the COVID-19 pandemic underscores the significance of SDG 7, which targets reliable energy access.
Weaknesses of wind and solar

Global efforts remain insufficient to reach SDG 7 goal by 2030

Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will fall short in achieving SDG 7 by 2030 unless efforts are scaled up significantly.
Sustainability

Intel on how the World Bank finances sustainable development goals

A World Bank report describes how IBRD bond proceeds support sustainable development across a variety of sectors and how projects support the SDGs.
SDG7

On the aef 2020 agenda: SDG7 and impact of energy investment

Innovative sustainable energy solutions are being developed right now in Africa, but what role could or should Africa play in achieving SDG7?

Op-Ed: Measuring the impact of SDGs commitments from businesses

This year marks just ten years to go to the deadline for completing the UN SDGs. How well are businesses doing on their commitments?
Rockefeller Foundation pledges $1bn for green recovery

SDGs presents private investors with $197bn investment opportunity

In this report, Standard Chartered looks at the most impactful opportunities for investing in three infrastructure-focused SDGs in five African markets.
SDG 7

How to contribute to achieving SDG 7, a new year’s resolution

Ed's Note: Join ESI-Africa's editor in her New Year's resolution to "keep the UNDP's SDG 7 at the heart of all I aim to achieve in 2020".
WEF

Developing nations need to invest 4.5% of GDP in infrastructure to...

World Bank's latest report suggests that developing nations must investment 4.5% of GDP to achieve their infrastructure-related SDGs.

World Government Summit focuses agenda on SDGs

This year’s World Government Summit agenda was focused on how governments can harness innovation and technology to achieve SDGs.

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