Devex explores SF’s ‘Venture Philanthropy’ approach

Devex, the media platform for the global development community, recently looked at how the Shell Foundation’s blended business support and funding approach helps social enterprises towards their business objectives. 
In the article, SF Director Sam Parker described the Foundation’s ‘Venture Philanthropy’ approach, highlighted the challenges facing the world in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 7 (Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all), and explained how SF identifies partner enterprises and institutions with which to work before engaging in high-touch, longer-term, patient relationships. 

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