ILO brief

Assessing the Impact of FDI on Decent Work - Exploring KPIs for Foreign Direct Investment Impact Assessment

After the COVID-19 pandemic, the financial gap in supporting the SDG goals has risen from $2.5 trillion to $4.2 trillion, emphasizing the vital role of foreign investments in achieving these targets.

SDG 8, on "Decent Work and Economic Growth", has witnessed limited progress toward its goal.

88% of the IPAs identified SDG 8 as a primary focus area for the next five years; 65% of the agencies highlighted the need for KPIs linked to SDG 8 to assess the impact of FDI on decent work.

This brief sets out possible KPIs and strategies for collecting the relevant data.