Sustainable Development Goals Investor Map Turkey, initiated by UNDP Turkey with the Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development in partnership with the Investment Office of the Presidency of Turkey, was launched at the Policy Dialogue Event at the Bosphorus Summit in Istanbul on March 8, 2021.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Turkey and Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator delivered honorary keynote remarks. In his speech, President Erdoğan acknowledged the role of SDG Investor Map in increasing FDIs into Turkey and committed their support for expanding the impact investing ecosystem in the country.
Şafak Müderrisgil, Chair of Impact Investment Platform: Etkiyap, mentioned that the SDG Investor Map is an evidence-based tool that provides impact intelligence by specifying national priorities and development needs, particularly figuring out sub-sectoral and sub-regional development needs while informing policy-makers.
The map aims to mobilize SDG-oriented investments and accelerate SDG progress in the country. Map serves as a guide that consists of detailed information on 27 investment opportunity areas identified across 9 priority sectors:
Technology and Communications, Transportation, Renewables and Alternative Energy, Education, Healthcare, Food & Beverage, Consumer Goods, Infrastructure and Financials.
SDG Investor Maps developed by UNDP SDG Impact, are in-depth reports on SDG-enabling investment opportunities and conditions in target markets and sectors.