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Climate change adaptation and mitigation
Small and Medium Enterprises
- Our mission is to contribute to adaptation and mitigation of climate change and sustainable growth in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova via support to climate projects of private SMEs in these countries.
- We work with local SMEs as the most active type of businesses close to local communities thus promoting climate agenda at the street level.
- We act through our Gudd Green Fund with initial fund amount of 50 million euros with possible increase to 100 million euros.
- Our impact target is 0.7 million metric tons of GHG equivalent emissions reduction.
- We act by lending to our SMEs for their climate-change oriented projects both directly and through financial intermediaries that act as aggregators .
- Our team is based locally, in proximity to our projects — in Minsk, Belarus, and Lviv, Ukraine.
Climate-responsible projects aimed at GHG reduction and carbon sequestration
For-profit and not-for-profit investors
Aligning financial returns withs impact
Eastern European countries jointly producing more than 1% of global GHG
Most active and numerous private enterprise category in the region
We have first-hand understanding of potential borrowers’ issues and opportunities.
Tons of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduced
How we Finance projects:
4 key Steps.
We source projects independently and through our network of advisors, in particular, climate and renewable energy professionals, business associations and local authorities.
Project initiators can apply through this site using the form provided below
Due Diligence and Advice
We carry out our due diligence with regard to potential impact and financial returns. We also evaluate risks and stakeholders’ engagement. At mature stages we also provide advice to make projects more sustainable and up-to-date in terms of technology and structure.
Loan Agreement and project implementation
We prepare and sign loan agreement and follow closely the project implementation stage
Project Realization and post-transaction
We closely follow our investees and continue to maintain relationship even after the loan is returned. We allocate resources to partcipate in social and corporate development of our SMEs including board participation and advice.
Glad to find financing for my project. I see this as an opportunity to make make an impact in my own small town and show that climate is important.
Why Work with Us?
We help climate-responsible SMEs to grow and stay atop not just locally, but internationally
We assist local entrepreneurs in fighting climate change and learning to adapt
We use funds of our nvestors in such a way as to bring them financial returns and allow them to continue impact investing for many years ahead
We provide advice and share best practices with our investees
We are strong believers in disciplined approach in management and finances
Best professional team to be found locally
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