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UN Sustainable Development Goals


Finance is a field that is concerned with the allocation (investment) of assets and liabilities over space and time, often under conditions of risk or uncertainty. Finance can also be defined as the art of money management. Participants in the market aim to price assets based on their risk level, fundamental value, and their expected rate of return. Finance can be split into three sub-categories: public finance, corporate finance and personal finance.

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Organizations relating to Finance

Sandra Ann Morsilli Pacific-Basin Capital Markets Research Center / Est. 1989
Hire Association Europe / Est. 1974
Association of African Investment Promotion Agencies / Est. 1996
EUROFIMA European Company for the Financing of Railroad Rolling Stock / Est. 1956
Balkan and Near East Railway Rates Union
Latin American Committee for Banking Security
International Investment Bank / Est. 1970
Banco Arabe Español / Est. 1975
Euro MEDIA Garanties / Est. 1991
Latin American Bank of Construction Industry / Est. 1981
Financial Services Institute of Australasia / Est. 1999
Bank Information Center / Est. 1987
Inter-American Bank for Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia
International Energy Bank / Est. 1973
Protocol for the Amendment of the 1956 Agreement on the Joint Financing of Certain Air Navigation Services in Iceland / Est. 1982
United Nations Global Programme Against Money Laundering, Proceeds of Crime and the Financing of Terrorism / Est. 1997
Centre for Economic and Financial Advice and Cooperation International
Arab Union of Bank, Insurance and Finance Employees
SADC Banking Association / Est. 1998
Collection of Maintenance Allowances / Est. 1931
European Car and Truck Rental Association / Est. 1964
Bureau de rapprochement des entreprises / Est. 1973
Committee on the Global Financial System / Est. 1971
European Savings and Retail Banking Group / Est. 1963
Saudi International Bank / Est. 1975

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World Problems relating to Finance

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Financial risk
Underground economy
Government dependence on alcohol tax revenue
Risk of capital investment
Hereditary diseases
Personal debt
Lack of financial control
Competitive development of new weapons
Inadequate emergency services
Inhuman methods of conception
External national budget deficit
Unsustainable harvesting rates
Declining private investment
Segregation in housing
Wastage in governmental budgets and appropriations
Unethical practices of priesthood
Inadequate cash flow
Price fixing
Exploitation of the elderly
Investment fraud
Inequitable distribution of wealth
Uncontrolled flow of funds
Disruption of financial markets

Action Strategies relating to Finance

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Mobilizing external capital
Mobilizing external financial resources for development
Investing in people
Combating hunger
Charging for access to nature
Mobilizing domestic financial resources for poverty alleviation
Capturing environmental value
Providing public health services
Reducing agricultural trade distorting subsidies
Rechannelling expenditure on defence
Increasing efficiency of financial markets
Financing housing for the poor
Developing land believed unprofitable
Developing financial sector strategies for environmental protection
Financing energy efficiency
Funding research on social problems
Sponsoring commercial research and development
Funding research
Funding military research
Funding cleaner technology research
Promoting foreign portfolio equity investment
Ensuring viable financial basis for the United Nations
Promoting flow in economic system
Improving funding of international organizations and programmes
Mobilizing financial resources

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