Perspectives on Financing Sustainable Development in the wake of Rio+20 In June 2012, the world’s leaders set in motion an intergovernmental process to develop ‘an effective Sustainable Development Financing Strategy to facilitate the mobilization of resources and their effective use in achieving sustainable development objectives’. The Members of UNEP FI welcome this decision and are keen to assist a process that could be instrumental in bringing about adequate, low cost finance to address issues of sustainable development. Creating the New Normal aims to shed light on some of the issues which negotiators may wish to incorporate in their discussions going forward, identifying key points which it deems key for the development of a meaningful and successful sustainable development financing strategy. View the report here.