Our goal is to help build a vibrant community of advocates in which the net effect of their efforts is greater than any single contribution.
Growald Family Fund has used a venture philanthropy approach since its inception. The Fund has built its reputation on choosing and nurturing game changing leaders to scale and has an outstanding track record, including seeding such organizations as Carbon Tracker, IEEFA, and Jhatkaa.
Carbon Tracker is an independent financial think tank, which provides in-depth analysis on the impact of climate change on capital markets and investment in fossil fuels, mapping risk, opportunity and the route to a low carbon future.
Carbon Tracker is a team of financial, energy and legal experts with a groundbreaking approach to limiting future greenhouse gas emissions.
The team has the technical knowledge, connections and reach to get inside the mind-set of the global financial community and effect change on a global scale.
The Sustainable Finance Programme at the University of Oxford’s Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment studies how finance and investment intersect with the environment and sustainability.
The Sustainable Finance programme pioneers research on stranded assets and brings together researchers, institutions and practitioners working in the field internationally to share expertise.
The Sustainable Finance programme seeks to understand the requirements, challenges, and opportunities associated with a reallocation of capital towards investments aligned with global environmental sustainability. The research team strives to understand environment-related risk and opportunity, both in different sectors and systemically; how such factors are emerging and how they positively or negatively affect asset values; how such factors might be interrelated or correlated; their materiality (in terms of scale, impact, timing, and likelihood); who will be affected; and what affected groups can do to pre-emptively manage risk.
IEEFA accelerates the transition to a diverse, sustainable and profitable energy economy.
The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) conducts research and analysis on financial and economic issues related to energy and the environment. The Institute’s mission is to accelerate the transition to a diverse, sustainable and profitable energy economy and to reduce dependence on coal and other non-renewable energy resources.
The research topics of the Institute span geographies and topics through the Clean Power Plan in the United States to Russia’s coal export plans.
The Renewable Energy Institute aims to establish a society based on renewable energy in Japan.
REI was established in 2011 and ever since has worked on renewable energy development, climate change and energy issues in Japan.
The purpose of the Institute is to contribute to creating safe and secure living environments co-existing with nature and a sustainable, recycling oriented society by promoting the establishment of a society based on renewable energy. REI performs in- depth policy and financial research on the option of integrating more renewable capacity in the energy mix of Japan.
Jhatkaa is a new campaigning organization committed to building grassroots citizen power across India in effective and innovative ways enabling people to act as the tipping point on an issue.
Jhatkaa envisions an inclusive, sustainable and equitable India, built and maintained through the democratic power of an engaged citizenry. The organization collaborates with civil society to engage citizens to hold corporate, cultural, and government leaders accountable in real time at key decision moments through various digital communication platforms.
The main objective of the organization is to advocate solutions based on 21st century realities defining a development pathway to address the challenges of access to clean water, food and air, ensuring enforcement of existing human rights laws, supporting implementation of a new education system and ensuring sufficient checks and balances to tackle corruption.