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Our approach has provided access to 18 million people

  • 5,500 businesses supported
  • 12,000 jobs created
  • 13.3 million tonnes of CO2 avoided
  • $154 million raised to support businesses

Energy access is not an end in itself. It has a profound impact on people’s quality of life. Sustainable energy is vital for daily tasks such as cooking, homework, cooling and heating, and its benefits extend to all areas of society: health, agriculture and food production, commercial activities, education, women economic empowerment and the welfare of displaced and poor people.

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12 years of impact

12 years ago Energy 4 Impact was founded because we believe that businesses can offer the best solutions to lack of access to energy. Today we celebrate our achievements and those of the entrepreneurs, partners and donors who have accompanied and supported us through this journey.