Man carrying solar kit through African village

Tackling global development challenges with business solutions

Shell Foundation supports pioneering social enterprises and institutions that serve low-income communities across Africa and Asia lacking access to affordable energy and transport services.

Electricity unit with text printed saying: Advancing off-grid electrification in combating covid-19

Covid-19 response

As the world adapts to a different operating environment caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, at Shell Foundation we have been working to help our portfolio of social enterprises and institutions continue delivering energy and transport solutions to low-income consumers in Africa and Asia, and working with sector players to align and maximise the market reach of responses.



SF & portfolio Covid-19 responses
Focus Areas

Shell Foundation’s portfolio of enterprises and institutions addresses two major global development challenges: access to energy and access to affordable transport.

Explore our focus areas