COVID-19 Update - This is to inform you that the Government of India has announced a complete lockdown in India 22nd March 2020 to 3rd May 2020. As a result, our offices will now be closed till 3rd May 2020 and all our employees will be working from home. Office telephones will not be answered, and therefore you are requested to direct all your queries related to manuscript submission, review process, publication etc. at below mentioned details.,, Mob. 8826373757, 8826859373, 9910947804

Article Access statistics

Viewed: 399

Emailed: 0

PDF Downloaded: 189

Journal of Management Research and Analysis

Financing sustainable development: Needs and ways

Full Text PDF Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

Author Details : Krishanu Guha Majumder*, Manas Chakraborti

Volume : 5, Issue : 4, Year : 2018

Article Page : 477-484

Suggest article by email


The present article makes an effort to understand, from the student-centric perspective, the notion of sustainable development and the role of Finance therein. Sustainable development, as suggested by Gro Harlem Brundtland, is the “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”. Being a continuous process, the sustainable development considers the interaction of the five basic influential factors that actually shape the extent of any development, such as, a) population increase, b) structural change of (agricultural) production, c) depletion of non-renewable resource, d) industrial output, and e) pollution generation. The goals of socio-economic development can be defined by sustainability objectives in all countries - developed or developing, market-oriented or centrally planned. Without proper financing instrument there can be no probable conformity on achieving the goals and objectives of sustainable development, and without any explicitly defined goals, no guidance can be made to design a financing framework intended for sustainable development. The chapter is divided into four sub-chapters. The first two sub-chapters try to briefly describe the paradigm of sustainable development and its basic dimensions. The third and fourth sub-chapters respectively attempt to brief the need and the possible ways of finance in the process of sustainable development.

Keywords: Agenda 21, Agenda 2030, Brown Agenda, Official Development Assistance (ODA), Other Official Flows (OOF), Public-Private Partnership (PPP), Sustainable development, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Remittances.

Doi : 10.18231/2394-2770.2018.0078

How to cite : Majumder K G, Chakraborti M, Financing sustainable development: Needs and ways. J Manag Res Anal 2018;5(4):477-484

Copyright © 2018 by author(s) and J Manag Res Anal. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY-NC 4.0) (