SDG 13, what is it?
SDG 13 Climate Action is a call to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts*. It is composed of the following 5 targets:
13.1 Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries
13.2 Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning
13.3 Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning
13.A Implement the commitment undertaken by developed-country parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to a goal of mobilizing jointly USD 100 billion annually by 2020 from all sources to address the needs of developing countries in the context of meaningful mitigation actions and transparency on implementation and fully operationalize the Green Climate Fund through its capitalization as soon as possible
13.B Promote mechanisms for raising capacity for effective climate change-related planning and management in least developed countries and small island developing States, including focusing on women, youth and local and marginalized communities
Acknowledging that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is the primary international, intergovernmental forum for negotiating the global response to climate change.
SDG breakdown per asset class
According to our Impact Database, since 2015 SDG 13 Climate Action received 41 % of total capital commitments in infrastructure funds, 17 % in private equity funds, 13 % in public equity funds and 9 % in public debt funds.
Data provided by Phenix Capital’s Impact Database (May 2022). Impact Database maps the impact fund universe across all asset classes.