Investing in Peacebuilding: How one fund is seeking to address SDG 16

This article from Responsible Investor examines the role of the Cadmos Peace Investment Fund, which has been seeded and initiatied by PeaceNexus, in adressing SDG 16 Peace, justice and strong institutions. It is based on interviews with two of the fund’s partners, Dominique Habegger (de Pury, Pictet, Turrettini) and Antoine Mach (Covalence).

Strengthening Corporate Reporting on SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

This practice paper highlights the inconsistency between the importance given to the topics captured under SDG 16 on Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions by investors and standard setting agencies  (84% of whom consider it (very) relevant to report on) and the lack of reporting on SDG 16 by companies. One reason for limited reporting is lack of practical guidance. This paper provides indicators for the five SDG 16 targets that were considered most operationally relevant according to the stakeholders interviewed. Read the executive summary here.

Business and Peace: It takes two to tango

This paper, with a contribution from the PeaceNexus Foundation, aims to raise awareness of the opportunities and prospects, but also the risks and challenges associated with the nexus between business and peace.

Private Sector Peacebuilding

This report reviews a dozen case studies of business engagement in peacebuilding across a variety of private sector actors, strategies, and time. It was developed as a partnership between PeaceNexus, UN Peacebuilding Support Office and One Earth Future with engagement from the UN Global Compact

Transport Connectivity in Central Asia

We supported the Development Strategy Center in the Republic of Uzbekistan to conduct a study on the “Development of Transport Corridors in Central Asia and the Effect of the Belt and Road Initiative”. The study is aimed at presenting the latest trends in the field of transport and infrastructure in the Central Asian region, specifically in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Please find here a summary in English es well as the full report in Russian.

Mining Guidebook

We supported the State Committee of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kyrgyz Republic to produce the Guidebook for Conflict Management in the Mining Industry of the Kyrgyz Republic.