Organizers

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The World Resources Institute‘s Global Restoration Initiative inspires, enables and mobilizes action to restore vitality to degraded landscapes and forests around the globe.

WRI India is a research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being.

Sangam is a seed and early stage venture fund that invests in India to improve access to sustainable energy and resource productivity that leads to climate resiliency. 

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African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100) is a country-led effort to bring 100 million hectares of land in Africa into restoration by 2030.

Initiative 20×20 is a country-led effort to bring 20 million hectares of land in Latin America and the Caribbean into restoration by 2020.

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Fledge is a global network of conscious company accelerators and investment funds that has invested in over 30 African companies. 

Donors

The IKEA Foundation (Stichting IKEA Foundation) works to create a better everyday life for many people through sustainable livelihoods, and by fighting against climate change.

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Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is a co-founder of the AFR100 initiative. In Africa BMZ is working to strengthen the development capacity of African states.

The DOEN Foundation supports pioneers who work hard to establish a greener, more socially inclusive, and more creative society, in which the capacity of the planet is the starting point.

Good Energies Foundation is a Swiss-based private foundation. It was established in 2007 as an integral part of Good Energies Inc., a private equity company specialised in investing in the renewable energy and energy-efficiency industries.

The Luxembourg Government Ministry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development supports many initiatives worldwide.

The Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa is a charitable foundation established by Mitsubishi Corporation and its UK-based subsidiary Mitsubishi Corporation International (Europe) Plc. to support the promotion of environmental conservation, environmentally focused education and research, and the alleviation of poverty in Europe and Africa.

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is the Swedish government agency with the mission to reduce poverty in the world. The Embassy of Sweden in Addis Abeba is implementing the regional development cooperation strategy for Africa, on behalf of Sida.

Outreach Partners

Startup India is India’s largest online entrepreneurship platform allows startups to network, access free tools & resources and participate in programs & challenges.

AGNIi – Accelerating Growth of New India’s Innovations – is a programme of the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, and a Mission under the Prime Minister’s Science, Technology, and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC). AGNIi is executed at Invest India, India’s National Investment Promotion Agency

Invest India is the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency that helps investors looking for investment opportunities and options in India