Corporates, governments and financial industry require dedicated investment opportunities and platforms where stakeholders can exchange solutions for positive impact if we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and limit the global temperature rise.
Such initiatives require dedicated, trustworthy and experienced partners.
A closer look at how we operate
To address investment barriers and accelerate change, South Pole develops and manages various initiatives:
- Impact funds to identify and invest in high-potential projects and businesses
- Action platforms between governments, corporates, investors and NGOs to share best practices, strengthen partnerships and scale up action
South Pole's experience and expertise
South Pole has a 10 year track record in grant and fund management with more than USD 100 million invested in 700+ projects. Our team also works on creating and coordinating platforms that build coalitions to facilitate tangible action on the ground.
Our work is divided into four main areas – Energy, Land & Water, Sustainable Finance, Technology & Industry.
- Land & Water
- Sustainable Finance
- Technology & Industry
Some successful examples of funds and platforms managed by South Pole are the Swiss Technology Fund, the City Finance Lab, the Innovation Facility for Financing the Energy Transformation, the Jaguar Connection Program for Sustainable Landscapes and the International Water Purification Programme.