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Climate Action Investment

Find out about our Climate Action Investment.

The Lewisham Climate Action investment is a type of Community Municipal Investment – an investment model which allows residents to invest their money in projects that benefit the local community and receive a return on their investment.

It aims to boost investment in projects which help reduce carbon emissions and tackle the Climate Emergency and our first raise generated over £650k of investment.

The money raised will be used to finance projects aimed at increasing the use of sustainable transport. The projects that will be funded will include:

  • More secure cycle storage on residential streets to encourage more people to travel by bike.
  • New electric vehicle charging infrastructure to make it easier for people to switch away from polluting vehicles.
  • More planting and greenery on local streets to improve biodiversity and encourage walking.
  • New green transport hubs at train stations and in town centres with cycle and car club hire, secure bike storage and electric vehicle charging points.
  • Improvements to existing footways and cycle infrastructure to encourage walking and cycling.
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