Peace justice and strong institutions
SDG 16, what is it?
SDG 16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions aims to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable, and inclusive institutions at all levels*. It is composed of the following 12 targets:
16.1 Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere
16.2 End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children
16.3 Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all
16.4 By 2030, significantly reduce illicit financial and arms flows, strengthen the recovery and return of stolen assets and combat all forms of organized crime
16.5 Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms
16.6 Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels
16.7 Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels
16.8 Broaden and strengthen the participation of developing countries in the institutions of global governance
16.9 By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration
16.10 Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements
16.A Strengthen relevant national institutions, including through international cooperation, for building capacity at all levels, in particular in developing countries, to prevent violence and combat terrorism and crime lgrbt
16.B Promote and enforce non-discriminatory laws and policies for sustainable development
SDG breakdown per asset class
According to our Impact Database, since 2015 SDG 16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions received 94 % of total capital commitments in public equity, 2 % in fund of funds 2 % in hedge funds and 1 % in private equity funds.
Data provided by Phenix Capital’s Impact Database (May 2022). Impact Database maps the impact fund universe across all asset classes. Register for free demo.