Vuk Perović, the Director of the Port Governance Agency, participated in the Sustainable Investment Promotion Forum held at the Palace of Serbia. The event was organized by the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the aim of showcasing investment opportunities that contribute to sustainable development and have broader social impact. Decision-makers, investors from Europe and Asia, representatives from the public and private sectors, development agencies, and chambers of commerce attended the conference.
The forum featured the presentation of the "SDG Investor map" The map provides investors with information on promising markets in accordance with national development needs and government's policy priorities.
During the presentation of the map, it was highlighted that several sectors in Serbia offer the most attractive opportunities for sustainable investments. These sectors include food and beverages, renewable and alternative energy sources, infrastructure, technology and communications, and healthcare. Within the infrastructure sector, particular emphasis was placed on the potential for investments in port infrastructure.
Perović spoke on the panel titled " Sustainable Investments - Translating SDG needs and policy priorities into actionable investment opportunities in Serbia." He discussed the development projects of the Agency "Zaplovi Srbijom" (Sail through Serbia) and "Zelene Luke" (Green Ports) He emphasized that both projects are largely aligned with the SDGs, particularly in terms of climate action, economic growth, and accessible and renewable energy.
It was concluded at the conference that sustainable investments contribute to strengthening the economy, protecting the environment, and creating a better business environment.