The Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance is a coalition of leaders committed to deploying finance for city level climate action at scale by 2030.

Trillions of dollars will be required to help cities build the low-emissions, resilient infrastructure necessary to combat and react to climate change. The Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance is the only multi-level and multi-stakeholder coalition aimed at closing the investment gap for urban subnational climate projects and infrastructure worldwide.


Population that will live in cities by 2050


Coastal areas will experience above-average sea-level rise


Share of global emissions from cities

Sustainable infrastructure spending needed in the next 15 years

By taking part in the Alliance, and by contributing their expertise, access to networks, and funding, these leaders have committed to work together to bridge the supply and demand for sustainable, climate-friendly, and resilient development at the subnational level.

The Alliance aims to:

Build awareness of city finance needs and opportunities

Craft a strong global architecture to support measurement and evaluation

Identify existing solutions and gaps in city-level, climate-related finance

Support new investment solutions that fill crucial gaps in cities climate finance