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Illicit Financial Flows

The Financing for Development outcomes all stress the importance of improving national tax systems and enhancing revenue. Both Monterrey Consensus and Doha Declaration address the question of return of stolen assets.

Financing Social Protection Floors

As part of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, Member States committed to a new social compact. This compact contains two components: a commitment to deliver social protection systems and measures for all, including floors; and a package of essential public services. While there is some overlap of these two areas, social protection generally refers to cash transfers and social insurance, such as adequate pensions for older persons, and essential public services include the provision of basic social services, such as health care and education.

Private sector efforts and initiatives on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors

Sustainable development goal (SDG) 12 encourages companies, to adopt sustainable practices and to integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycle. The Addis Agenda takes this further and encourages greater accountability by the private sector to embrace business models that have social and environmental impacts, and that operate sustainably. Private sector efforts and initiatives are an integral part of the Addis Agenda, and essential to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda.