Partnerships for the Goals

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Financing for SDGs: Toward a Responsible Public-Private Tax Approach

  • M. A. Grau RuizEmail author
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In order to afford a truly global sustainable development, new responsible tax initiatives could be envisaged and jointly put into place by the public authorities and the private sector. While the ongoing search for innovative financial instruments may not meet the initial expectations set in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, a slight reorientation of the available tax tools and their use may lead to an improvement in the path toward sustainability.


Definition of Social Responsibility as a Means to Overcome the Inefficient Present Situation Caused by Limited Views on Taxation. In the following paragraphs, an overview of the present situation is briefly described in an attempt to expose the blockage caused hitherto through the usage of the most common limited tax views. Subsequently, a call for every organization, irrespective of their public or private nature, to be globally, socially responsible is made....

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad Complutense de MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Northwestern UniversityChicagoUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Elena Shabliy
    • 1
  1. 1.Divinity SchoolHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA