BIX Capital

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KEY FACTS Has provided seven loans to six investees for a total committed amount of US$15m Has invested in clean cooking (stoves, home biogas) and clean drinking water (in schools), reaching a total of approximately 3.1m low-income consumers With BIX Capital support, the SMEs were able to distribute >120,000 products. BIX is an investment vehicle…

Bboxx

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Key Facts Has electrified 350,000 households and small businesses globally 58% customers undertake more economic activities once connected, such as employment, entrepreneurship, or education Bboxx manufactures, distributes and finances decentralised solar powered systems in developing countries, scaling through forging strategic partnerships and its innovative technology Bboxx Pulse®, a comprehensive management platform using IoT technology. Through…

WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Key Highlights More than 250 experts working from six country offices Has improved sustainability in more than 200 cities since 2015 Solutions serve 1.5bn passengers annually across 68 cities Formerly branded as WRI-EMBARQ, WRI Ross Center is a division of the World Resources Institute that works with cities to enable more connected, compact and coordinated…

responsAbility Access to Clean Power Fund (ACPF)

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Key Facts The Fund has enabled more than 87 million people and 978 companies too have improved access to energy 16 million/tonnes CO2 lifetime savings since Fund inception The responsAbility Access to Clean Power Fund provides working capital finance up to $4m to enterprises in the energy access value chain to enable growth and impact.…

GroFin

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Key facts Operates in 14 countries across Africa and the Middle East $360m invested in 761 SMEs More than $84,000 jobs sustained GroFin is a pioneering private development finance institution specialising in financing and supporting small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across Africa and the Middle East by combining medium-term loan capital and value-added business support.…

Sunking

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key facts 64 million lives impacted globally through provision of PAYG products and services 42% of main workforce is female 400 last mile distribution partners around the world, including micro-finance institutions, regional retail wholesalers, NGOs and other social impact organisations Sunking designs, distributes and finances a wide range of affordable solar energy products, from individual…

Envirofit

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Highlights 1.6m stoves sold globally, saving 3.7m tonnes of CO2 emissions Stoves reduce biomass fuel usage by up to 60% when compared with open fires Envirofit is a global clean cookstove business that designs, produces and markets affordable stoves that significantly reduce emissions, fuel costs and cooking time for low-income customers. Their product range was…

d.light

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Key Facts Improved more than 100m livelihoods around the world $4.1bn saved in energy-related expenses 23m tonnes of carbon emissions reduced d.light designs and manufactures a range of affordable solar energy products, and uses innovative distribution models to reach low-income consumers and businesses throughout the world. d.light offers a suite of affordable solar products, from…

Aavishkaar

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key facts 6500+ For every dollar invested by Aavishkaar, its portfolio companies have raised 4x follow-on capital Ranked in top three global social impact funds alongside Dell Foundation and Omidyar Network based on number of investments in 2017 (source: Tracxn) Aavishkaar Venture Management Services (AVMS), part of the Aavishkaar-Intellecap Group, is a multi-product financial services…