SDG 7:

Affordable and clean energy

SDG 7, what is it?

SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy aims to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. It is composed of the following 8 targets:

7.1 By 2030, ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services

7.2 By 2030, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix

7.3 By 2030, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency

7.A By 2030, enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to clean energy research and technology, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced and cleaner fossil-fuel technology, and promote investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology

7.B By 2030, expand infrastructure and upgrade technology for supplying modern and sustainable energy services for all in developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States, and land-locked developing countries, in accordance with their respective programmes of support





SDG breakdown per asset class

According to our Impact Database, climate is the leading sector with more historical capital commitments and current fundraising targets, followed by Renewable Energy.  561 are net-zero aligned funds, and €271 billion has been committed towards net-zero funds since 2015.


Data provided by Phenix Capital’s Impact Database (September 2022). Impact Database maps the impact fund universe across all asset classes. Register for free demo.



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Net-zero investments

Our 2022 deep dive on net-zero aligned funds report provides more information on the allocation towards that specific Sustainable Development Goal.

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