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4energy


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

4energy Ltd. was acquired by 4NG Limited. 4energy Ltd. develops energy cooling systems and platforms for telecommunications and equipment rooms data centers and monitoring and control systems in equipment rooms. The company develops SMARTset which is a IoT platform that offers connectivity analysis and control across industrial and commercial asset types and focuses on the industrial and commercial built environment such as communication rooms base stations data centers and demand side response initiatives.

Type: Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela Impact: Access to Energy

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Accel Partners


United States of America

Accel is a leading venture capital firm that invests in people and their companies from the earliest days through all phases of private company growth. Atlassian Braintree Cloudera DJI Dropbox Dropcam Etsy Facebook Flipkart Jet Lookout Security Qualtrics Slack Spotify Supercell and Vox Media are among the companies the firm has backed over the past 30 years. The firm seeks to understand entrepreneurs as individuals appreciate their originality and play to their strengths. Because greatness doesn't have a stereotype.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Acumen America


United States of America

Acumen raises charitable donations to invest in companies leaders and ideas that are changing the way the world tackles poverty.Acumen was incorporated on April 1 2001 with seed capital from the Rockefeller Foundation Cisco Systems Foundation and three individual philanthropists. Our desire was to transform the world of philanthropy by looking at all human beings not as distant strangers but as members of a single global community where everyone had the opportunity to build a life of dignity.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Acumen Fund


United States of America

The Acumen Fund's mission is to create a world beyond poverty by investing in social enterprises emerging leaders and breakthrough ideas. The Acumen Fund's vision is that one day every human being will have access to the critical goods and services they need including affordable health water housing energy agricultural inputs and services so that they can make decisions and choices for themselves and unleash their full human potential. This is where dignity starts not just for the poor but for everyone on earth.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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ADB (Asian Development Bank)


Philippines

ADB s vision is an Asia and Pacific region free of poverty. Its mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people. Despite the region s many successes it remains home to two thirds of the world s poor 1.8 billion people who live on less than $2 a day with 903 million struggling on less than $1.25 a day. ADB is committed to reducing poverty through inclusive economic growth environmentally sustainable growth and regional integration.Based in Manila ADB is owned by 67 members including 48 from the region. Its main instruments for helping its developing member countries are policy dialogue loans equity investments guarantees grants and technical assistance.

Type: Bank Geography: Asia Impact: Access to Financial Services

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ADEID


Cameroon

Contributing to strengthening the capacity of organizations and economic power of the poor, marginalized and disadvantaged by facilitating participatory self promotion process and taking them into account in the development of strategies and policies and in decision making.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Cameroon Impact: Access to Energy

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African Solar Rise


Germany

Helping the entrepreneurs from writing the business plan until the return of investment. We especially support those who are willing to work on their progress through own effort, but couldn't reach their goals due to the difficult circumstances in the country.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United Republic of Tanzania Impact: Access to Energy

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Aquanovis


United Kingdom of Great Britai

The company' philosophy is to introduce technology that will assist the conversion of the world economy to a sustainable future. The hydroelectric system that is now being introduced by Aquanovis is predicated on producing the cheapest electricity while minimising its environmental impact. Profitability is essential but not at the expense of environmental degradation. Aquanovis also believe that local stakeholders such as indigenous communities consumers and local government must always benefit from any installation they build.

Type: Corporate Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Impact: Access to Energy

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Ardour Capital


United States of America

Ardour Capital Investments LLC provides investment banking and security brokerage services. The firm offers equity and debt financing merger and acquisition exchange listing project finance and warrant conversion advisory services. It also offers business plan preparation and review valuation analyses and strategic planning services. The firm caters to companies focusing on alternative energy energy generation equipment manufacturing water and waste water treatment air quality and emission mitigation and hydrogen generation and storage.

Type: Wealth Manager/Advisor Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Arete Corporation


United States of America

Arete Corporation has been managing venture capital funds focused on energy technologies since 1983. The five Utech Funds addressed ventures related to the needs and interests of the electric and gas utility industries and the Micro Generation Technology Fund made investments in small scale electric generation technologies.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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BlueOrange Sustainable Capital


BlueOrange Sustainable Capital seeks to invest in opportunities in a diversified set of emerging market companies that deliver both strong risk adjusted returns and social impact aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).BlueOrange supports companies that foster inclusive and sustainable growth driven by strong risk adjusted returns.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Calvert Foundation


United States of America

Calvert Foundation harnesses the power of investing to connect cultivate and inspire those who want to shape the world for good.Our work is focused on connecting investors to organizations that strengthen communities and sustain our planet. Through our flagship product the Community Investment Note we offer investors the opportunity to invest with us. Since 1995 more than 18000 investors have invested over $1.5 billion through the Note. Today the Note is available to to both accredited and non accredited investors through our website and hundreds of brokerage firms in the U.S.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Information

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Center for Greater Good


United States of America

The Center for the Greater Good is here to innovate and collaborate on ways end poverty. The initiative is to move 10% of investments from Wall Street into your streets. Center for Greater Good have helped bring $240M into US communities over the last 3 years.

Type: Investor Network Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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Clean Power Finance


United States of America

Clean Power Finance is driving the mass-market adoption of residential solar by building an online business-to-business marketplace to connect the solar industry and the capital markets. Clean Power Finance provides solar professionals, including marketers, installers, manufacturers and distributors, with access to a variety of non-exclusive, white-label residential finance products and an easy-to-use solar sales quoting and design tool. The company’s transparent pricing makes it easy for financial firms and lenders to invest in residential solar projects that provide reliable rates of return. Founded in 2007, Clean Power Finance is venture backed by Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers (KPCB), Google Ventures, Claremont Creek Ventures, Clean Pacific Ventures and Sand Hill Angels.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Energy

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E10


Guatemala

E 10 is a boutique venture capital firm based in Guatemala City addressing emerging markets energy challenges. E 10 are focused on conscious high impact triple bottom line clean energy and energy related technology investments. E 10 help companies develop and integrate clean technologies and later co invest build and operate to scale. By having a hands on approach they leverage the engineering operational financing and commercial expertise and infrastructure to help technologies reach markets and scale rapidly.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Guatemala Impact: Access to Energy

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EA Capital


United Kingdom of Great Britai

EA Capital LLC is a merchant bank specialized in private equity investments in technology IT and the Internet that increase resource efficiency and productivity in the energy water agriculture transportation and forest product industries. EA Capital provides its clients with investment banking venture capital fund management and strategic advisory services to help them capitalize on these investment opportunities. EA Capital is a Katoomba Group member.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Element Partners


United States of America

Element Partners invests exclusively in established high growth companies that provide innovative products and services to the energy industrial and environmental markets. Element strives to become long term partners with passionate business leaders who have built pioneering companies. They have a long history of providing companies with the financial resources industry contacts and strategic insights necessary to maximize growth and shareholder return.

Type: Institutional Investor Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Clean Water and Sanitation

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Energy Excelerator


United States of America

Energy Excelerator is a startup program dedicated to helping solve the world's energy challenges starting in Hawaii. Energy Excelerator help innovative companies succeed in Hawaii and the Asia Pacific with funding strategic relationships and a vibrant ecosystem. Energy Excelerator is primarily funded by the U.S. Office of Naval Research who made a $30M commitment to our program in 2013 U.S. Department of Energy and the corporate partners. Energy Excelerator focus on commercializing innovative solutions to the energy water transportation cybersecurity and agriculture challenges.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Energy Savers


United States of America

Energy Saver is your source for information about saving energy and using renewable energy. From the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Building the new clean energy economy. Reducing nuclear dangers & environmental risks. Expanding the frontiers of knowledge via innovative scientific research.

Type: Government Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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FMO


Netherlands

We are the Dutch development bank. We support sustainable private sector growth in developing and emerging markets by investing in businesses projects and financial institutions.FMO was founded in 1970 and is a public private partnership with 51% of our shares held by the Dutch State and 49% held by commercial banks trade unions and other members of the private sector. FMO has a triple A rating from both Fitch and Standard & Poor s.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Middle Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Macquarie Group Foundation


Australia

Macquarie is a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management and finance banking advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt equity and commodities.The diversity of our operations combined with a strong capital position and robust risk management framework has contributed to our 48 year record of unbroken profitability.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Australia Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Netherlands Development Finance Corporation


Netherlands

FMO (the Netherlands Development Finance Company) is the Dutch development bank. Founded in 1970 FMO supports sustainable private sector growth in developing and emerging markets by investing in ambitious entrepreneurs. FMO believes a strong private sector leads to economic and social development empowering people to employ their skills and improve their quality of life. FMO focuses on three sectors that have high development impact financial institutions energy and agribusiness food & water. Alongside partners FMO also invests in the Infrastructure Manufacturing and Services sectors. With an investment portfolio of EUR 8 billion FMO is one of the larger bilateral private sector development banks globally.

Type: Bank Geography: Europe Impact: Capacity Building

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New Enterprise Associates


United States of America

New Enterprise Associates (NEA) partners with entrepreneurs to build transformational businesses across multiple stages, sectors and geographies. As one of the world's largest and most active venture capital firms with more than $13 billion in committed capital, the firm's long track record includes more than 190 portfolio company IPOs and more than 300 acquisitions. Among its historical investments are technology leaders like Data Domain, CareerBuilder, Diapers.com, Groupon, Juniper, Macromedia, Salesforce.com, Tableau Software, TiVo, WebEx and Workday.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Novastar Ventures


Kenya

Novastar is a venture catalyst firm assisting the next generation of exceptional entrepreneurs who are designing and executing innovative business models to profitably serve East Africa s aspiring mass market.These New Stars are the catalysts for innovation accountability efficiency and the accumulation of wealth for the common good.While we are managing a pool of capital we do not think of ourselves primarily as fund managers. The fun and focus of our work is partnering with entrepreneurs to help bring ideas to life and multiply their impact.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Eastern Africa Impact: Capacity Building

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Overseas Private Investment Corporation


United States of America

OPIC is the U.S. Government s development finance institution. It mobilizes private capital to help solve critical development challenges and in doing so advances U.S. foreign policy. Because OPIC works with the U.S. private sector it helps U.S. businesses gain footholds in emerging markets catalyzing revenues jobs and growth opportunities both at home and abroad. OPIC achieves its mission by providing investors with financing guarantees political risk insurance and support for private equity investment funds.

Type: Government Geography: Europe Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Pure Leapfrog


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Pure Leapfrog is a business led charity that is the leading provider of social investment and professional support within the community energy sector. We provide low cost finance to UK community energy projects and introduce affordable professional expertise provided through our network of lawyers accountants and other professional service providers. We also support international carbon reduction projects via carbon offsetting. Pure Leapfrog (charity no. 1112249) was formed from a merger in 2013 of two charities PURE the Clean Planet Trust and Carbon Leapfrog who each shared a vision of reducing climate change by supporting community led low carbon projects. Our work creates long lasting social impact. The projects we support improve the financial stability of schools and community centres by reducing their fuel bills. They also directly reduce fuel poverty and create jobs and volunteer opportunities in new social enterprises. At a community level we are creating entrepreneurial opportunities for individuals in areas of deprivation to take a direct stake in their community assets.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Qalaa Holdings


Egypt

Qalaa Holdings is the leading investment company in Africa and the Middle East. Qalaa Holdings build businesses in core industries that will define the regionas future. The 40000 employees of the core subsidiaries and other investments work each day to deliver energy to consumers and businesses alike to provide reliable fuel efficient transportation solutions to grow or manufacture safe healthy food to add value to natural resources and to help build critical national infrastructure.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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The Doen Foundation


Netherlands

The Doen Foundation supporting initiatives in the field of culture and cohesion and in the field of green and inclusive economy. The focus of the foundation is on sustainable cultural and social innovation. DOEN receives the net proceeds of the Dutch Postcode Lottery BankGiro Lottery and FriendsLottery.

Type: Foundation Geography: Europe Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Ultra Capital


Netherlands

Ultra Capital's goal is to help deliver efficiently distributed solutions to critical resource scarcity resulting from the rapid rise in population.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Netherlands Impact: Agricultural Productivity

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US Renewables Group


United States of America

US Renewables Group (USRG) is one of the largest investment firms focused exclusively on the renewable energy industry. USRG was founded in 2003 and has over $750 million of capital under management to invest in the renewable power biofuels and renewable infrastructure sectors. USRG has made 23 diversified investments across three investment funds. USRG has offices in Los Angeles and New York.The firm seeks to invest in power generation biofuels bio based chemicals renewable power waste to energy and infrastructure and services within the renewable energy sector.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Village Capital


United States of America

Village Capital is a global venture firm that discovers develops and invests in entrepreneurs solving real world problems.Since 2009 we have been one of the world s most active early stage investors investing in over 70 ventures across 15 countries and supporting hundreds more through our collaborative venture development programs. Village Capital graduates have leveraged initial capital 251 created over 10000 jobs and served over 6 million customers.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact: Community Development

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Zayed Energy Future Prize


United Arab Emirates

The world is in desperate need of innovative solutions to create a new sustainable energy future. No one knows who or where the next great energy solution will come from. Solutions and technologies that could change the world are being developed globally and the $4 million Zayed Future Energy Prize managed by Masdar in Abu Dhabi is ready to recognise and reward these innovators of our time.The Zayed Future Energy Prize came to fruition as a result of the vision of the late Ruler of Abu Dhabi and Founding Father of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United Arab Emirates Impact: Access to Energy

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