Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
Financing Solutions for SDG 8
The solutions listed below provide a wide range of finance options to significantly increase resources that can help promote decent work and sustain economic growth. These options do not however constitute an exhaustive or comprehensive list of financing options for SDG 8.
Approach for projects, organizations, entrepreneurs, and startups to raise money for their causes from multiple individual donors or investors.
Funding instrument that distributes grants (or concessional finance) to profit-seeking projects on a competitive basis.
Bonds where proceeds are invested exclusively in projects that generate climate or other environmental benefits.
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.
Standards applicable to the financial sector that capture good practices and encourage the achievement and monitoring of social and environmental outcomes.