Covid-19 has been devastating for the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure all people enjoy peace and prosperity. The pandemic and resulting global recession has pushed millions in developing countries, into extreme poverty, facing worsening health, education, gender and equality issues.
It’s just one example of how the sustainability challenges we face are so huge that no one government or company can tackle them on alone. Partnerships are crucial in identifying the key challenges and solutions, creating the right regulations and infrastructure to enable these solutions to be put in place, and to direct capital to the right places at the right time. So why is it so difficult to create effective coalitions?