Investing in clean growth and creating green jobs.

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The transition to a net zero future requires an enormous shift in the global financial system. Climate change will need to be embedded in all finance decisions and the scale of the challenge will require finance from both the public and private sectors.

This goal focuses on: 

  • Mobilising $100 billion per year from developed countries
  • Private and public sector finance

Councils leading the way

Swindon Borough Council set a target to become carbon neutral by 2030. As part of these plans they introduced solar farms to boost access to renewable energy, with profits used to support the local community, as they explain in the video below. It is a good example of community investment in action:

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