Goal 1: No poverty
Financing Solutions for SDG 1
The solutions listed below provide a wide range of finance options to significantly increase resources to reach zero poverty. These options do not however constitute an exhaustive or comprehensive list of financing options for SDG 1.
Systematic search for biochemical and genetic information in nature in order to develop commercially-valuable products and applications.
Concessions allow people to use land or property in a protected area or natural site for a specified purpose, usually in exchange for a fee.
Approach for projects, organizations, entrepreneurs, and startups to raise money for their causes from multiple individual donors or investors.
Insurance schemes covering—against a premium—the costs incurred by the insured entity from extreme weather and natural disasters.
Funding instrument that distributes grants (or concessional finance) to profit-seeking projects on a competitive basis.
Legal entity and investment vehicle to help mobilizing, blending, and overseeing the collection and allocation of financial resources for environmental purposes.
Investments made with the intention to generate a measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.
Governments and civil society use lotteries to raise funds for benevolent purposes such as education, health, and nature conservation.
Payments for ecosystem services (PES) occur when a beneficiary or user of an ecosystem service makes a direct or indirect payment to the provider of that service.
Guarantees can mobilize and leverage commercial financing by mitigating and/or protecting risks, notably commercial default or political risks.
Private unrequited transfers sent from abroad to families and communities in a worker's country of origin.
A public-private partnership that allows private (impact) investors to upfront capital for public projects that deliver social and environmental outcomes in exchange for a financial interest.
Excise taxes on tobacco products can raise fiscal revenues, improve health and well-being, and address market failures.
Standards applicable to the financial sector that capture good practices and encourage the achievement and monitoring of social and environmental outcomes.