The World Health Organisation estimates that over 3 billion people in low and middle-income countries rely on energy inefficient solid fuels such as wood, charcoal, coal, animal dung, and crop wastes. This project helps transition rural households in Malawi to energy efficient cookstoves reducing carbon emissions, preventing deforestation and helping local communities.
Plastic pollution is one of the greatest threats to our oceans and marine life. The Plastic Bank fights ocean pollution by working in developing nations to ethically recover plastic waste, while simultaneously creating positive economic opportunity for those who helped collect it.
This project empowers small-scale farmers in rural India by providing the financial and economic resources to transform wasteland into fertile forestland. This has the dual benefit of sequestering carbon while providing new economic opportunity for rural communities.
Today, the energy sector is one of the most significant contributors to climate change, and accounts for nearly 60% of total greenhouse gas emissions. This project provides a renewable source of energy for the main supply grid in Chile, helping to transition the nation to clean, renewable energy.