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UN Sustainable Development Goals


To invest is to allocate money in the expectation of some benefit in the future.

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Organizations relating to Investment

Association of African Investment Promotion Agencies / Est. 1996
International Investment Bank / Est. 1970
European Pension Fund Investment Forum / Est. 1994
Gulf Investment Corporation / Est. 1983
Central American Export Strengthening Fund
European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean / Est. 1973
Southern African Research and Information Foundation
ASEAN Promotion Centre on Trade, Investment and Tourism / Est. 1981
Common Market of Former Soviet Central Asia / Est. 1993
International Investment Insurance Agency
African Investment Bank
Buena Inversión Internacional Forestal
Global Exchange for Social Investment / Est. 2004
Caribbean and Central America Business Advisory Service / Est. 1981
Africa Project Development Facility / Est. 1986
Multilateral Investment Fund / Est. 1992
CARICOM Investment Fund / Est. 1992
International Swaps and Derivatives Association / Est. 1985
Latin American Challenge Investment Fund / Est. 1999
International NGO Committee on Human Rights in Trade and Investment
Group of Twenty Four / Est. 1989
East African Securities Regulatory Authorities
Swedfund - International
International Options Markets Association / Est. 1983
European Association of Individual Investors / Est. 1992

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World Problems relating to Investment

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Risk of capital investment
Leveraged buy-outs
Declining private investment
Investment fraud
Inappropriate loans
Inadequate domestic savings
Speculation on money markets
Inappropriate foreign investment
Hedging in the financial futures market
Speculative flight of capital
Destabilizing movements of short-term capital
Accumulation of capital
Vulnerability of socio-economic systems to globalization
Short-term profit maximization
Waste of human resources
Institutional economic domination
Inadequate agricultural capital
Net outflow of capital from countries
Inadequate investment of transnational corporations in host countries
Foreign government intervention
Capitalist speculation
Inadequate savings
Commercialization of medical practice
Inefficient public spending to alleviate poverty
Criminal investment in youth market

Action Strategies relating to Investment

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Mobilizing external financial resources for development
Providing social security services
Investing in environmentally benign hydropower
Preempting abusive use of non-renewable resources
Monitoring foreign direct investment
Promoting flow in economic system
Providing an international framework for foreign direct investment
Strengthening policies on direct investment
Improving access of girls to basic education
Researching transport economics
Developing social banking
Maintaining futuric developments in exchange markets
Taxing currency speculation
Reinvesting military capacity in civil goals
Orienting economic policy toward social need
Concentrating investment power
Enhancing favourable investment climate
Stimulating investment capital development
Financing systems
Forming transnational economy
Controlling currency speculation
Developing investment strategies for national environmental action plans
Financing education
Evaluating effects of world trade agreements on investment

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