Financing the future: How international public finance should fund a global social compact to eradicate poverty

This year the world will agree new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to shape global development policy until 2030. Achieving these goals would have transformative effects, eradicating the scourge of global poverty and expanding opportunities for many millions worldwide. Success will require political leadership backed by financial commitments. This report has a simple message: the proposed SDGs are achievable, but adopting a business-as-usual approach will leave us far short of the target.