Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Financing Solutions for SDG 11
The solutions listed below provide a wide range of finance options to significantly increase resources that can help promote sustainable cities. These options do not however constitute an exhaustive or comprehensive list of financing options for SDG 11.
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.
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.
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.
The sale tax any individual or firm who purchases fuel for his/her automobile or home heating pays. Fuel taxes can reduce the consumption of fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions while generating public revenues.
Standards applicable to the financial sector that capture good practices and encourage the achievement and monitoring of social and environmental outcomes.