July 2017 by Global Policy Forum

One of the most comprehensive civil society reports on the impact of privatization, Public – Private Partnerships and corporate capture of policy making – and on alternatives to this mainstream trend will be launched on 10 July 2017, at the start of the High-Level Political Forum of the UN.

Spotlight 2017 reviews the impact on sustainability and inequality of privatization, public – private partnerships for each of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It present examples of corporate capture of policy making and presents alternatives. I authored the chapter on SDG 7, concerned with access to energy.

The report and all individual articles and text boxes are available on the website http:\\www.2030spotlight.org

Hans Verolme
Author: Hans Verolme

Hans Verolme is the founder of the Climate Advisers Network and has extensive analytical and advisory experience in Africa, South America and Asia and is widely recognized as an expert across the entire spectrum of low carbon transitions. With over 20 years of international negotiations experience, he has been a valued adviser to governments, foundations and civil society. Prior to setting up the Climate Advisers Network, he advised the British ambassador in Washington, DC, and served as Global and US Climate Change Director of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). All politics is local, climate politics is global. Hans has worked in, amongst others, Barbados, Bhutan, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, European Union, Georgia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Myanmar, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States.