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INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

G20 NOTE ON ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT FOR THE RECOVERY

April 2021

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INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

G20 NOTE ON ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT FOR THE RECOVERY

March 30, 2021

Executive Summary

This note1 prepared for the G20 Infrastructure Working Group summarizes the main finding of the IMF flagships regarding the role of environmentally sustainable investment for the recovery. It emphasizes that environmentally sustainable investment is an important enabler for a resilient and inclusive recovery—it creates jobs, spurs economic growth, addresses climate change, and improves the quality of life. It can also stimulate much needed private sector greener and resilient investment.

Approved By Paolo Mauro

Prepared by Suphachol Suphachalasai under the guidance of Manal Fouad and Chishiro Matsumoto (all FAD)

G20 Note On Environmentally Sustainable Investment For The Recovery
Author: International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.