Community Municipal Investments - The Way Forward

6th July, 2020 - 08:55

Residents want local authorities to act on climate change and to be part of the solution, new research shows

Study by PCAN & Abundance Investment shows that while awareness of councils’ action on climate change is low, Community Municipal Investments can both help Build Back Better after the pandemic and transform civic engagement

23 June 2020 Research released today funded by PCAN (the Place-Based Climate Action Network) and carried out in partnership with Abundance Investment finds that residents want local authorities to act on climate change and are attracted by the prospect of being part of a collective solution.

The mechanism to achieve this, Community Municipal Investments (CMIs), is a bond issued by local authorities through a crowdfunding platform giving residents the chance to support low-carbon projects, directly benefiting their own community.

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