Leith Greenslade on the SDGs

How will we finance the Sustainable Development Goals that will replace the Millennium Development Goals in the post-2015 changing development landscape?

It’s a tough question — especially considering how the whole theory of development has changed in the last few years.

Leith Greenslade, vice chair of the Office of the Special U.N. Envoy for Financing the Health MDGs, told Devex Impact reporter Adva Saldinger that it’s all about figuring out what’s going to drive development gains in the future, and how the private sector is going to be involved.

Check out the above clip to learn more about how Greenslade thinks traditional donor funding will fit into the new equation, and how to overcome barriers for scaling up successful solutions in social enterprises.

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    Carlos is a former associate editor for breaking news in Devex's Manila-based news team. He joined Devex after a decade working for international wire services Reuters, AP, Xinhua, EFE ,and Philippine social news network Rappler in Madrid, Beijing, Manila, New York, and Bangkok. During that time, he also covered natural disasters on the ground in Myanmar and Japan.