ESG Investment Opportunities in EMDEs as of 2019

Source: IFC and other sources

The above image shows everything we need to know of the unmet needs and the opportunity associated with it in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies (EMDEs).

Source: JP Morgan

According to OECD, the total financial flows into developing countries reached $1.7 trillion in 2016. One can clearly see how significantly small the amounts are currently compared to what investment is needed to achieve the SDGs.

The ESG investment opportunities are estimates but what this shows is that there is a great chance for investors to alleviate poverty, mitigate climate change so as to create socially and environmentally impactful solutions. What’s not to like about that?